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Md. Police Warn of Telephone Scam

An increasing amount of people reported telephone scams in the last week, Montgomery County police say.


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E-mail Scam Aimed at E-ZPass Customers

Even if you aren’t an E-ZPass user, you may be the target of a new e-mail scam.


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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.


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Man Sentenced in Shoplifting-Gift Card Conspiracy

A Baltimore man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for his role in a shoplifting scam in which stolen goods were returned to stores for gift cards.


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Pepco Warns Customers of Fake Utility Bills

Pepco is warning customers of scammers trying to steal information through fake utility invoices.


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Target Breach Appears to Be Part of Broader Scam

The security breach that hit Target Corp. during the holiday season appears to have been part of a broader and highly sophisticated scam that potentially affected a large number of retailers, according to a report published by a global cyber intelligence firm that works with the U.S. Secret Service and the Department of Homeland Security.


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Medical-Alert Scam Aimed at Seniors Shut Down

Federal and state regulators have shut down a multimillion-dollar scam that duped seniors into turning over their credit card information.


The new cruisers have a new, two-tone blue and silver color scheme. (Photo from Prince George's County Police Department)

Police: Phony Utility Workers Scam Prince George’s County Residents

Phony utility workers have scammed at least two households in Prince George’s County, police say.


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Ex-Md. Sheriff’s Office Clerk Charged With Theft

A former Montgomery County sheriff’s office clerk is accused of a scam that authorities say diverted more than $4,200 into her pocket.


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BGE Warning Customers of New Utility Scam

Baltimore Gas and Electric is warning customers about a new telephone scam.



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