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.
Washington County Man Loses $5K In Scam Appearing To Be Amazon Order, Sheriff's Office SaysThe Washington County Sheriff's Office is warning of a fake Amazon scam after a county resident lost $5,000.
Maryland Correctional Officers, State Employee Charged With Theft, Bribery For Allegedly Altering Timecard EntriesA Baltimore County grand jury indicted two State correctional officers and a state fiscal technician with various charges after they allegedly altered timecard entries so the officers were getting paid for work they did not perform, prosecutors say.
Maryland Company Raging Bull Offering Pandemic Stock Tips Accused Of $137M FraudFederal regulators say the company operators have defrauded consumers out of more than $137 million over the past three years.
Baltimore Man Pleads Guilty For Stealing Benefits Under CARES Act, Aggravated Identity TheftA Baltimore man pleaded guilty Tuesday to the federal charges of conspiracy to steal mail, emergency benefits fraud and aggravated identity theft.
Indictment: Maryland Tax Preparer Used Fraud To Help ClientsFederal prosecutors say a Maryland tax preparer was indicted on fraud charges after she used false or inflated itemized deductions and other means to increase her clients' refunds.
Florida Man Pleads Guilty In $1M Plot To Scam Elderly People Into Sending Boxes Of Cash To MarylandA Florida man has pleaded guilty to a charge that he defrauded more than two dozen elderly people out of nearly $1 million.
Fraud By Fake CIA Operative Garrison Courtney Lands 7-Year Prison Term