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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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Final Baltimore Officer Sentenced In Towing Scheme

Prosecutors say the 16th and final Baltimore police officer involved in a towing extortion scheme has been sentenced. Kelvin Quade Manrich of Middle River was sentenced Friday to three years and five months in prison.

08/03/2012

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Feds Allege Md. Man Ran $9.2M Investment Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a Walkersville man ran a fraudulent investment scheme that took in about $9.2 million from 70 people.

06/22/2012

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Odenton Man Sentenced In Exploitation Scheme

Anne Arundel County prosecutors say an Odenton man has admitted to tricking a mentally retarded man into giving him more than $250,000 over the course of three years.

05/24/2012

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Md. Woman Gets 20 Months For Embezzlement

A Maryland woman has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for embezzling more than $200,000 from a federal religious freedom commission.

05/13/2012

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MVA Worker Sentenced In Theft Scheme

A former Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration worker was sentenced to six months in jail for conspiring to steal more than $87,000 from the agency’s Frederick office.

05/04/2012

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Severna Park Mortgage Broker Sentenced To Prison

A judge has sentenced a broker to more than three years in prison for her role in a mortgage fraud scheme that resulted in nearly $5 million in fraudulent loans.

05/02/2012

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Feds In Maryland Nab Trio In Bank Fraud Scheme

Three people have been charged in a federal indictment in connection with a bank fraud scheme that spanned Maryland and Pennsylvania, and possibly other locations.

03/28/2012

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Man Sentenced In Mortgage Fraud Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a Maryland man has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for participating in a scheme to defraud lenders, family members and others of more than $1.4 million through a series of real estate transactions.

01/13/2012

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3 Indicted In Theft Scheme From Pension Plan

Three Maryland men have been indicted in an alleged conspiracy to steal nearly $10 million from a Vienna-based company’s employee pension plan through a series of bad mortgage loans.

12/15/2011

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Pay Phone Owner Pleads Guilty To $4M In Robocalls

A businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to rigging pay phones he owned to robotically call toll-free numbers repeatedly so he could collect the 50-cent fee owed for each call, illegally racking up $4 million.

09/20/2011

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