Secret Service Warns Of Credit Card Chip Scheme, Report SaysThe U.S. Secret Service is reportedly warning banks about a new scam that is targeting the chips in credit cards sent through the mail.
Cable News Pundit Charged With Fraud; Ties to CIA DisputedFederal prosecutors say a Maryland man who offered national-security commentary on Fox News has been charged with fraud for falsely claiming a CIA career.
Woman Charged With Stealing Social Security BenefitsA Baltimore woman has been indicted on charges of stealing nearly $200,000 in Social Security benefits after a friend died.
Sheppard Pratt Worker, Husband Indicted on $2.5M Mail FraudThe director of patient records at Sheppard Pratt Health Systems and her husband have been indicted on charges of fraudulently billing Sheppard Pratt for $2.5 million.
Feds Target Failed Crowdfunding Campaign For First TimeThe FTC reached a settlement with Erik Chevalier, accusing him of running a fraudulent Kickstarter campaign for a board game.
Ex-D.C. Government Official to Repay Over $100k in Fraud CaseA former District of Columbia government official who helped channel $110,000 in youth drug prevention grant funds to instead pay for an inaugural ball has been sentenced to repay the money and serve 36 days in jail over 12 weekends.
New Indictment: Federal Contractors Stole $1.5M from WorkersFederal prosecutors say the operators of two small government contracting companies stole more than $1.5 million from employee benefit plans.
Man Sentenced for Defrauding Clients of Retirement FundsA stockbroker who prosecutors say defrauded clients of more than $2.3 million has been sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.
Maryland Senate Approves False Claims Bill to Fight FraudA Maryland measure to help stop fraud and abuse in state and local government has passed the state Senate.
2 Women Sentenced in Counterfeit Check FraudTwo women have been sentenced for using counterfeit checks to buy nearly half a million dollars in gift cards from Target.
Defendant Found Not Competent for Md. Bank Fraud TrialA federal judge says a Garrett County developer is not competent to stand trial on charges he bilked banks out of $3.7 million in fraudulent real-estate schemes.
Va. Man Sentenced to Prison in $1M Wire FraudA 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.

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