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Pepco Warns Against Scam Involving Electric Bills

Pepco is warning its customers about a scam in which callers are told to buy a credit card to pay a utility bill.

01/12/2012

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Immigration Scam Awareness Campaign Goes National

Immigration services scams are getting so sophisticated that fraudsters now advertise online with websites that perfectly mimic those of official government agencies, federal officials said Thursday as they rolled out a nationwide awareness campaign meant to combat such practices.

12/01/2011

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Md. Locksmith Given 60-Day Sentence For Rip-Off

A former locksmith is appealing a 60-day jail sentence for scamming an elderly customer.

10/29/2011

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Annapolis Company Accused Of Scamming Schools

Dozens of schools scammed out of thousands of dollars. Now, parents want answers from an Annapolis company that promised Ravens players would appear at school assemblies.

10/27/2011

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Md. Man Charged In $9M Plot To Sell Fuel Credits

Federal prosecutors have charged a Perry Hall man with selling renewable fuel credits when his company did not produce any renewable fuel.

10/04/2011

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Prince George’s Co. Police Arrest Man Posing As NFL Quarterback

Police say 33-year-old Stephan Pittman claimed he was a Philadelphia Eagles football star, scamming people out of their money.

09/24/2011

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BGE Imposters Scamming ‘Vulnerable Customers’ In Central Md.

Fooled by BGE imposters. Baltimore County police are looking for thieves who dress as workmen.

08/17/2011

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Credit Card Scam Busted In Laurel

Police in Prince George’s County say they’ve stopped a waiter who stole from his customers.

08/12/2011

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Md. Lawyer Pleads Guilty In Scam With Chiropractor

A personal injury attorney from Maryland has pleaded guilty to an insurance-fraud conspiracy in which he teamed up with a Virginia chiropractor to submit bogus claims.

05/25/2011

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Many Online Job Listings In Baltimore Turning Out To Be Fraud Cases

Baltimore Police say online job listings are turning into a chance for scam artists to strike. Detectives are investigating several different types of fraud cases.

04/07/2011

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D.C. Firefighter To Spend Week In Jail For CPR Fraud

A former District of Columbia firefighter has been sentenced to seven days in jail for a scam involving CPR training.

04/06/2011

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Pa. Woman Sentenced In Bridal Show Scam

A Pennsylvania woman who admitted cheating advertisers and exhibitors out of thousands of dollars for a fake Boston bridal show has been sentenced to nearly 5½ years in prison.

03/18/2011

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