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Fmr. Federal Agents From Md. Charged With Bitcoin Money Laundering, Wire Fraud

Two former federal agents were charged with fraud in the theft of digital currency during an investigation into an online black market known as Silk Road that let users buy and sell drugs and other illegal items, authorities said Monday.

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Md. Man Pleads Guilty In $1.3M Client Fraud

A Frederick man has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and money laundering after prosecutors say he took more than $1 million from an elderly client’s annuity account.

11/19/2014

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Va. Man Pleads Guilty In Md. Wire Fraud Case

A Virginia man has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in the theft of more than $1 million from a Washington, D.C.-based company.

11/07/2014

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Baltimore Man Sentenced 48 Months For $1.2M Food Stamp Fraud

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison for defrauding the federal food stamp program of $1.2 million.

10/02/2014

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New Charges Brought Against Indicted Businessman

New charges have been brought against a Maryland businessman accused to Delaware insurance regulators.

09/17/2014

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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 Pleads Guilty To Ponzi Scheme

A Walkersville man faces up to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to a $9.2 million Ponzi scheme.

05/29/2013

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Ex-Guard Employee Sentenced For Wire Fraud

A former employee of the Maryland National Guard has been sentenced to six months in prison for misusing a corporate purchasing card.

05/06/2013

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Woman Charged With Embezzling $453K From Employer

A Landover woman has been indicted on charges of embezzling more than $453,000 from her employer and using the money to buy a house in Africa, expensive electronics and jewelry.

04/30/2013

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Ex-Pro Boxer, Wife Accused Of Theft From Program

A former professional boxer and his wife have been indicted on charges that they spent money from the city and private fund intended for their nonprofit youth program.

11/02/2012

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Appeal Denied For Man Behind Miss.Telemarketing Scam That Affected Victims In Md.

A federal appeals court has upheld the more than 14-year sentence George Coe Jr. received for his role in a telemarketing scam case in Mississippi.

10/17/2012

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Ex-CEO Of Md. Fast-Food Franchise Pleads Guilty

Federal prosecutors say the former CEO of a fast-food franchise has pleaded guilty to embezzling $885,000 and using the money for prostitutes, phone sex and personal expenses for phone sex providers.

07/23/2012

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