FBI Reports Rise In Shopping Scams Via Fraudulent Websites, Social MediaThe Federal Bureau of Investigation's Baltimore office is reporting a rise in shopping scams linked to fraudulent websites and social media.
Allegany County Sheriff's Office Warns Residents Of Recent Telephone ScamsThe Allegany County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of a recent phone scam.
Coronavirus-Related Scams Involving Stimulus Checks, Water Filters Being ReportedOfficials are warning people to be vigilant as scammers are making the rounds with multiple coronavirus-related schemes.
Coronavirus Scam: Police Warn Against False Virus Inspection ClaimsPolice in Bowie are investigating reports that a man wearing an orange vest and blue surgical mask approached people at two homes claiming to be inspecting for the new coronavirus.
The 2020 Census Is Almost Here. Here's How To Avoid Being ScammedInvitations to respond to the 2020 Census will arrive in mailboxes starting this week and officials are warning people that scammers are already trying to take advantage of the process.
Scammers Acting As FBI Employees Targeting Baltimore Area ResidentsThe FBI's Baltimore field office is warning residents of scammers targeting area residents.
Police Arrest Suspect In Door-To-Door Newspaper Subscription Scam In Baltimore CountyBaltimore County Police on Tuesday arrested a man they said ran a scheme in which he went door-to-door selling fake newspaper subscriptions.
Maryland's AG Warning People About Lottery Scam LetterOfficials say consumers should throw away any letter saying the recipient has won an international lottery.
Man From Ghana Swindles Virginia Woman Out Of $300K In Online Dating Scheme, Feds SayA Virginia woman lost more than $300,000 through an online romance scam, according to a newly-unsealed federal indictment.
Political Consultant Pleads Guilty To Soliciting Millions Through Scam Conservative PACsAn Annapolis political consultant has pleaded guilty to wire fraud in a scheme to scam donors out of millions of dollars for political causes.
Owner Of 3 Construction Companies Pleads Guilty To Scheming To Defraud Customers Of More Than $1.7 MillionThrane faces a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison for the wire fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge Paul W. Grimm has scheduled sentencing for January 7, 2020.
Virginia Company Falsely Claimed To Be Military Charity, Scammed Md. ResidentsA for-profit company operating in Virginia has been shut down after falsely claiming to be a charity that sent care packages to U.S. service members overseas.
Bowie Woman Sentenced 18 Months For Scamming Victims Of More Than $1.2M74-year-old Nely Rider of Bowie also received nine months of home detention as part of three years of supervised release.
SCAM ALERT: Police Warn Of E-Mail Scam Targeting MarylandersPolice are warning Maryland residents about an e-mail scam that has been going around recently.
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.