A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to defrauding people on online dating services of more than $1 million by pretending to be romantically interested in them.
Fake IRS agents have targeted more than 366,000 people with harassing phone calls demanding payments and threatening jail as part of a huge nationwide tax scam that has cost taxpayers $15.5 million.
Lucia Canales never agreed to have her gas and electric switched to another company, yet the utility she never wanted to leave is demanding she pay over $500 left from the company she never wanted to sign up with, and which she feels overcharged her from the get go.
An increasing amount of people reported telephone scams in the last week, Montgomery County police say.
Even if you aren’t an E-ZPass user, you may be the target of a new e-mail scam.
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.
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.
Pepco is warning customers of scammers trying to steal information through fake utility invoices.
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.
Federal and state regulators have shut down a multimillion-dollar scam that duped seniors into turning over their credit card information.