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.
FBI Warns Of Increase In Money Mule Schemes; COVID-19 Unemployment May Put More People At RiskThe FBI is warning of an increase in so-called money mule schemes in which scammers will have people transfer illegal money between different accounts to make it harder to track the source.
Anne Arundel County Police Warn Residents Of Recent Phone ScamPolice in Anne Arundel County are warning residents about recent reports of a phone scam.
BGE, Maryland Public Service Commission Warn Customers To Be Aware Of Scams As Holidays ApproachWednesday is Utility Scam Awareness Day, and ahead of then BGE and the Maryland Public Service Commission are warning customers to be aware of scams.
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.
Scammers Sending Out Package Pending Texts; Officials Warn People To Avoid Clicking Suspicious LinksLaw enforcement agencies across the country are warning of a text message scam making the rounds nationwide.
Maryland Men Presenting Themselves As Pastors Charged In $28M SchemeThree Maryland men presenting themselves as pastors targeted church members and other investors in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded victims out of more than $28 million, according to a federal indictment unsealed Friday.
Frederick Man Marek Majtan Charged For Reselling Pesticides As Coronavirus-Killing Cleaning Supplies, Justice Department SaysA 35-year-old Frederick man faces multiple charges for allegedly repackaging and selling pesticides as cleaning supplies he claimed would kill the coronavirus.
Increased Online Extortion Scams Reported Amid Coronavirus PandemicOfficials in Howard County say there has been an increase in online extortion scams, including insurance fraud scams, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Email Phishing Scam Targets Maryland's Firearms DealersA new email phishing scam is targeting Maryland's firearms dealers.