Three Maryland Men Facing Federal Charges Related To $2.7M Unemployment Fraud SchemeA federal grand jury has returned an indictment charging three Maryland men on federal charges related to a scheme to receive more than $2.7 million in unemployment benefits.
Eastern Shore Resident Sentenced To 66 Months In Federal Prison For Conspiring To Sell More Than $3.5M In Stolen Goods & Tax FraudA U.S. District Judge sentenced 36-year-old Saurabh Chawla, of Aurora, Colorado to 66 months in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release on federal charges of conspiracy, interstate transportation of stolen goods, and tax evasion.
2 Philadelphia Men Sentenced In $2.4M Fraud Scheme Targeting Linthicum CompanyA federal judge on Tuesday sentenced two Philadelphia men for conspiring to scam a Linthicum company out of $2.4 million.
Fraudsters Claimed Up To $2 Billion In Unemployment Benefits, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot SaysMaryland state Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday estimated that about $2 billion in federal and state unemployment funds distributed during the pandemic were fraudulently obtained.
Ex-Senior NASA Employee Gets 18 Months For Pandemic FraudA former senior NASA employee who cheated the government out of nearly $275,000 in pandemic-related financial assistance has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
Ex Office Administrator Charged For Defrauding Over $700K From Employer, Social Security Fraud And Tax EvasionA 57-year-old Grasonville woman is facing federal charges for wire fraud, social security fraud, identity theft and tax evasion, the Maryland States Attorney's Office said.
Maryland State Police Warns Residents Of Fraud Scheme Using State Police Barrack NumberMaryland State Police at the JFK Highway Barrack are warning Marylanders of a fraud scheme using the barrack phone number.
Maryland Flags Over 500K Unemployment Claims In 6 WeeksMaryland officials have detected more than a half million potentially fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims in the last six weeks and they’re warning Marylanders to watch out for scams.
Maryland Detects Over 500K Potentially Fraudulent Unemployment Claims In Last 6 WeeksThe Maryland Department of Labor announced Monday that the department has detected 508,000 fraudulent new unemployment insurance claims since the beginning of May.
Maryland Man Pleads Guilty To Stealing $276K In Online Dating ScamsA Maryland man has pleaded guilty in Virginia to defrauding women whom he met through online dating websites, using phony identities to dupe them into sending him money.
Authorities Seize Domain Name Of Bogus Virus Vaccine WebsiteFederal authorities in Maryland have seized the domain name of a website accused of fraudulently offering to sell COVID-19 vaccines.
Fraud Scheme Preying On Elderly Nets 8-Year SentenceA Maryland man has been sentenced to eight years in federal prison for running a fake lottery scheme that scammed more than 100 elderly people out of more than $775,000.
3 Fraudulent Websites Acting As BioTech Companies With COVID-19 Treatments Seized By Maryland AuthoritiesAs Marylanders continue to get vaccinated against covid-19, federal and state investigators are on the lookout for fraud related to vaccinations and coronavirus treatments.
Watch Out For Rise In Unemployment Insurance Fraud, COVID Vaccine Scams Around Maryland, State SaysThe Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor warn that there is an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams around the region.
3 Maryland Men Charged With Creating Fraudulent Website To Sell COVID-19 VaccinesThree Maryland men are facing federal charges of conspiracy to commit wire fraud in connection with a scheme to allegedly sell COVID-19 vaccines.