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.
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.