Maryland State Police Recover $12,000 Cash Elderly Woman Mailed To California As Part Of A ScamMaryland State Police on Friday said they were able to recover $12,000 for an elderly woman who believed she was the victim of a scam.
Roof Scammer Who Conned Elderly Ellicott City Residents Charged With Financial CrimesHoward County Police said the man who conned an elderly Ellicott City couple out of $33,000 in May for a roofing job is now behind bars.
Frederick Sheriff's Office Warns About Growing Scam Targeting Residents Where Caller Poses As Law EnforcementThe Frederick County Sheriff's Office is investigating after receiving a large number of calls about someone posing as a sheriff's office leader and stating they have a warrant for the caller or someone in their family since the beginning of June.
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.
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.
State Comptroller Warns Of Fake Tax Lien ScamState Comptroller Peter Franchot says the agency has processed more than two million state tax returns. Franchot also is warning about a new scam targeting taxpayers, in which some are receiving letters from a company claiming to be with the agency and saying there is a lien against them.
2 Men, Baltimore Woman, Facing Federal Indictment In Maryland For Nationwide Scheme That Allegedly Defrauded Elderly Victims Of More Than $1.5MThree people, including a woman from Baltimore, are facing federal charges saying they were part of a nationwide scheme to target the elderly.
Maryland US Attorney's Office Seizes Fake Website Claiming To Sell COVID-19 Treatment RegeneronOfficials have seized a fifth website claiming to be that of a company selling a COVID-19 treatment, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland said Tuesday.
Officials Seize Website Claiming To Sell COVID-19 Treatment Drug Remdesivir, US Attorney's Office SaysOfficials have seized another website purporting to sell a drug used to treat COVID-19, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Maryland said Monday.
Burglars Posing As Roofers, Utility Workers Targeting Baltimore County Homeowners, Police SayPolice in Baltimore County are warning seniors about burglars preying on the community.
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.
Gift Card Scams On The Rise In Parts Of Maryland, State Police SayGift card scams primarily targeting the elderly are on the rise in parts of Maryland, state police said.
Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office Seizes Two Fake Domain Names Posing As Companies Developing COVID-19 TreatmentsAuthorities have seized two domain names posing as biotechnology companies developing COVID-19 treatments but are apparently collecting personal information for fraud and installing malware, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Baltimore said Friday.
Baltimore City Sheriff's Office Warns Residents Of Recent Phone ScamThe Baltimore City Sheriff's Office is warning residents about reports of a recent phone scam.
Virginia Man Arrested After Allegedly Posing As Bail Bondsman, Scamming Sykesville Woman Out Of $39KA Virginia man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly posed as a bail bondsman to scam $39,000 out of a Sykesville woman.