Fraud

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Man Sentenced for Defrauding Clients of Retirement Funds

A stockbroker who prosecutors say defrauded clients of more than $2.3 million has been sentenced to more than 8 years in prison.

03/27/2015

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Maryland Senate Approves False Claims Bill to Fight Fraud

A Maryland measure to help stop fraud and abuse in state and local government has passed the state Senate.

03/24/2015

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2 Women Sentenced in Counterfeit Check Fraud

Two women have been sentenced for using counterfeit checks to buy nearly half a million dollars in gift cards from Target.

03/23/2015

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Defendant Found Not Competent for Md. Bank Fraud Trial

A 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.

03/13/2015

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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

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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

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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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