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Md. Man Among 8 Indicted In NYC In $290M Stock Fraud Case

New York City prosecutors have indicted eight people they say operated a penny stock “pump and dump” scheme that defrauded $290 million from thousands of investors.

09/11/2014

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Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty In USPS Contracts Scheme

A Baltimore man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday for a money scheme involving the U.S. Postal Service.

09/05/2014

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Another Howard County Door-To-Door Solicitation Scam Suspect Arrested

Howard County Police have arrested a third suspect in connection with a door-to-door solicitation scam that occurred in July.

08/29/2014

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Man Gets 4 Years For Gift Card Conspiracy

A store owner has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for running a scheme in which he directed others to steal items from large retailers and then return them for gift cards.

07/01/2014

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2 Charged In Counterfeit Poker Chip Scheme At Maryland Live! Casino

Maryland State Police have arrested two people from Virginia and are looking for two others in connection to a counterfeit poker chip scheme at the Maryland Live! Casino.

02/25/2014

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Man Sentenced To 9 Years In $9.2M Ponzi Scheme

A Walkersville man has been sentenced to nine years followed by three years of supervised release for his role in a $9.2 million Ponzi scheme.

01/24/2014

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Md. Man Gets 2 Years In Special Olympics, NWF Mail Fraud Scheme

A Frederick man faces up to 20 years in federal prison for defrauding the Special Olympics, the National Wildlife Foundation and other clients of his bulk mailing business.

07/12/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In $100M Business Loan Fraud

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty in a scheme to get fraudulent loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration. Prosecutors said the scheme resulted in more than $100 million.

03/20/2013

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Md. Woman, 20, Charged With Passing Counterfeit Bills

Frederick police have charged a 20-year-old woman with using counterfeit $100 bills at local businesses.

02/22/2013

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Man Pleads Guilty In $20M Tax Fraud Scheme

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to being a key organizer of an identity theft and tax fraud scheme involving fraudulent tax returns of more than $20 million.

02/19/2013

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D.C. Residents To Choose Color Scheme For Cabs

Taxicabs in the nation’s capital will soon sport a uniform color scheme, and residents will get to choose what colors they like best.

12/10/2012

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Md. Man Who Posed As Diplomat Pleads Guilty In N.Y. Scam

A Maryland man who posed as a diplomat from the Dominican Republic to solicit donations for a bogus charitable project admitted on Monday it was a scam.

08/14/2012

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