Fraud

White House: Higher Wages Needed As Wealth Gap Widens (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Man Sentenced to Prison in $1M Wire Fraud

A Virginia man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud in the theft of more than $1 million from a Washington, D.C.-based company.

02/02/2015

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Woman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Stores with Gift Cards

A District Heights woman has pleaded guilty to plotting to steal $485,000 in gift cards from Target stores.

12/19/2014

A new study finds that medication-induced abortions are very safe. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Baltimore Pharmacy Owner Convicted of Health Care Fraud

The owner of a pharmacy chain has been convicted of defrauding Medicaid and Medicare by submitting false claims for prescription refills.

12/15/2014

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Firm to Pay $2M Fine in D.C. Procurement Fraud Case

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

12/15/2014

White House: Higher Wages Needed As Wealth Gap Widens (Photo by NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Firm to Pay $2M Fine in Fraud Case

A Maryland construction company has admitted to orchestrating phony partnerships to get millions in District of Columbia government contracts and agreed to pay a $2 million fine, ending a two-year fraud investigation.

12/15/2014

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Man Sentenced in $1.4M Veterans Benefits Fraud

A former official in the Maryland Department of Veterans Affairs has been sentenced to a year in prison for fraudulently obtaining $1.4 million in veterans benefits.

12/05/2014

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Sisters Indicted in Fraud of Nonprofits

Two sisters have been charged in separate indictments with embezzling from nonprofit organizations, including one founded by one of the women.

11/18/2014

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Md. Officer Pleads Guilty to Workers’ Comp Fraud

A Montgomery County police officer has pleaded guilty to perjury and workers’ compensation fraud.

10/16/2014

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Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Stealing $282K from Clients

A Columbia man has pleaded guilty to stealing $282,000 from his clients in fraudulent schemes.

10/15/2014

Man suspected of breaking in to a car in baseball stadium parking lot in Frederick. (Credit: Frederick County Police Department)

Police Investigate Theft In Frederick Keys Baseball Stadium Lot

Police are looking for a man they say broke into a car in the parking lot of the Frederick Keys baseball stadium.

08/24/2014

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