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Judge OKs $6.6M Settlement For Social Security Workers

A federal administrative law judge in Baltimore has given preliminary approval to a $6.6 million settlement for more than 570 current and former Social Security Administration employees with disabilities.

11/10/2014

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Laurel Woman Admits To Stealing Dead Mother’s Checks

A Laurel woman has admitted to stealing nearly $300,000 in Social Security benefits for 16 years after her mother died.

10/30/2014

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Md. Man Admits To Stealing Dead Dad’s Social Security Payments

A Burtonsville man has pleaded guilty to stealing his late father’s Social Security payments for nearly 20 years.

09/09/2014

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Ex-Social Security Worker Admits To Taking Bribes

A former employee with the Social Security Administration has pleaded guilty to taking bribes from beneficiaries in exchange for higher benefits.

04/30/2014

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Md. Nonprofit Serving Disabled Reports Data Breach

Someone hacked the computers of a state-licensed provider of services to the developmentally disabled and stole Social Security numbers and medical information for about 9,700 clients, the organization and the state agency that oversees it said Monday.

03/17/2014

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University Of Maryland Breached Data Goes Back To 1992

Officials at the University of Maryland say a database breach last month affects fewer people than first reported, but it affects students who attended the school years earlier than initially thought.

03/13/2014

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Social Security In 1935: How Today’s Health Law Should Evolve

Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.

11/08/2013

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Caring For The Elderly: Does China Have It Right?

China recently passed an Elderly Rights Law, requiring adult children to stay connected with their parents.

10/03/2013

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Shutdown Impact: Tourists, Homebuyers Hit Quickly

A government shutdown would have far-reaching consequences for some, but minimal impact on others.

09/30/2013

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Ex-Health Dept. Worker From Md. Gets 1 Year In Prison

A former epidemiologist for the Oklahoma Department of Health has been sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison after he pleaded guilty to illegally shipping firearms to the Republic of Ghana and defrauding the Social Security Administration.

08/09/2013

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2 Indicted In Fraudulent Documents Case

Two men have been indicted on charges that they manufactured and sold fraudulent identification documents, including permanent resident cards.

03/28/2013

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2 Accused Of Fraudulently Getting Social Security

Two Baltimore women have been indicted on charges of fraudulently obtaining Social Security benefits using information they obtained by telling victims they had won a lottery in Jamaica.

01/11/2013

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