BGE Outlines Common Holiday Season Utility Scams To Be Aware OfAs the holiday season approaches, BGE is sounding the alarm to remind customers of common scams that occur yearly around this time.
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.
Former Security Guard Admits To Stealing Co-Workers' And Applicants' Identities For Bank FraudA Prince George's County man admitted Tuesday to using stolen information of coworkers and job applicants to open fraudulent bank and credit accounts. A former security guard, prosecutors said he continued his scheme even after he was indicted.
Middle River Man Sentenced To Four Years In Federal Prison After Posing As Secret Service Agent In Identity Theft & Credit Card Fraud SchemeBaltimore County officials announced that a Middle River man has been sentenced to 50 months in federal prison after he posed as Secret Service Agent to exploit victims in a credit card fraud and identity theft scheme.
Owings Mills Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Bank Fraud Conspiracy, Aggravated Identity Theft ChargesAn Owings Mills man pleaded guilty Friday to federal bank fraud conspiracy and aggravated identity theft charges, as well as to committing those crimes while on supervised release for a previous federal conviction for a similar scheme.
How To Keep Your Personal Information Safe This Holiday SeasonIt's the season of giving, and while some say it's the most wonderful time of the year, the FBI says it's also the most vulnerable.
Man, Woman Plead Guilty In Auto Loan Fraud SchemeFederal prosecutors say a man and a woman have pleaded guilty to a scheme to defraud individuals and financial institutions of more than $1 million through fake auto loan applications.
2 Maryland Men Charged With Stealing $8M In Disaster Aid FundsTwo Maryland men are facing federal indictment for their roles in a scheme that allegedly stole government benefits, including more than $8 million, in federal emergency assistance.
Towson Woman Sentenced To Federal Prison For Wire Fraud And Identity TheftA Towson woman was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison for wire fraud and identity theft.
Maryland Man Sentenced In South Dakota For ID Theft SchemeA Maryland man has been sentenced in South Dakota to two years in federal prison for his role in an identity theft scheme.
Warning for Taxpayers: Identity Theft During Tax SeasonCriminals steal information to file tax returns. State comptroller Peter Franchot says there's at least 2,000 victims already.
Officials: Second Hack Exposed Military And Intel DataA massive data breach exposed last week may be even larger than feared.
Man Called A Great Impostor Is Charged With Identity TheftPolice investigating bad checks say they found much more: A Detroit-area impostor who inspired a 1989 award-winning film was posing like someone else -- again.
Man Convicted Of Credit Fraud, Identity Theft SchemesA Bowie man has been convicted of numerous charges of credit fraud, wire fraud and identity theft, including a $14,000 credit theft while he was awaiting trial.
Man Sentenced In $180,000 Identity Theft SchemeAn Owings Mills man has been sentenced to 42 months in prison for bank fraud and aggravated identity theft.