A new law taking effect in Maryland this week allows residents to place a freeze on their credit reports free of charge. Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh says a credit freeze is one of the most effective methods of identity ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — New laws that took effect in Maryland include steps to provide funding for Planned Parenthood to mitigate potential federal cuts and require schools to teach about the dangers of opioid addiction. A state tax break for emergency services personnel ...Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan has signed a measure to create greater protections for Maryland taxpayers from tax fraud and identity theft. It was one of the 207 bills the governor signed on Thursday. The measure strengthens the ability of ...Read More »
In case you felt parenting wasn’t hard enough, officials say there’s something else to worry about: identity theft, which can destroy children’s credit scores before they’ve even learned to count. But Maryland hospitals and elected officials say there’s a solution ...
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Faculty and staff at Johns Hopkins University and the Hopkins health system appear to have been targeted in an identity theft scheme in which phony tax filings were made on their behalf. Hopkins officials say there's no evidence of a security breach in their systems but note that a nationwide identity theft scheme has been targeting physicians and medical professionals.Read More »
ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland law enabling parents to better protect their children from identity theft is among several taking effect next week. Same-sex marriage also will be allowed in Maryland next week, and another new law taking effect on Tuesday ...Read More »