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.
Maryland State Police Warns Of Phone Scam Involving MSP Phone NumberMaryland State Police is warning the public about a scam in which the caller's number appears to be a number associated with state police.
Maryland Attorney General Frosh Warns Of Charity Scams In Wake Of Hurricane HarveyThe office of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh advises consumers to wisely pay attention to where they are donating money for victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Authorities Warn About Scammers Claiming To Be With Sheriff's OfficeAuthorities are warning the public about a scam, in which the caller tries to get you to leave your house so it can be burglarized.