Scam artists can be clever when trying to steal consumers\’ personal identities. Among the many scams out there is an email that looks like an order confirmation from Amazon.
BALTIMORE (AP) — A federal Baltimore judge has sentenced a Delaware man convicted of defrauding more than two dozen investors and evading taxes to 15 years in prison and ordered him to pay nearly $20…
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is taking steps to hire more veterans in his office and protect them from fraud. Herring announced Thursday that he’ll sign “The Patriot Pledge” and begin…
A scam that surfaced in Arlington County earlier this year and has now popped up in Prince George\’s County.
Anne Arundel County police say a man and a woman have been soliciting bogus charitable contributions to fund their drug habits.
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A judge has ordered a British couple held while they await trial in Maryland on fraud charges. Paul Dunham, who was president of Pace USA, and his wife Sandra Dunham, who…
A new type of credit card can deter card fraud.
More and more medical records are being moved online and electronic health records have plenty of benefits – but there\’s a risk for fraud and security breaches.
This time around, the fake emails look like they\’re coming from big box stores.
A woman who ran a Fairfax tax preparation business faces charges that she falsified tax returns and kept her client\’s refunds.
Montgomery County Police say that fraudulent phone calls, looking to separate you from your personal information or your money, have been on a sharp rise in the past week.
An unexpected visit from a man claiming to be with the utility company frightened one Montgomery County neighborhood and serves as a reminder it\’s always better to be safe than sorry when a stranger is at the door.
With cash being used less frequently for everyday
purchases, fraud is a legitimate concern for many
consumers who swipe plastic at the checkout line.
A Frederick man faces charges of operating a fraud scheme in which police said he stole credit card numbers and used them to make more than $9,000 in purchases online and at a Frederick department store.
Former Prince George\’s County Executive Jack Johnson will remain out of prison for two more weeks.