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4th Circuit upholds conviction in Maryland-based elder abuse scam

A Nigerian who had never been to Maryland was validly tried and convicted in Greenbelt federal court of conspiring to launder money from an online scam that convinced elderly people seeking romance to part with a total of more than ...

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Prosecutor, elder-care advocates praise bill to outlaw emotional abuse

ANNAPOLIS – Legislation that would make it a crime for caregivers — including family members — to intentionally cause severe emotional distress to the physically or mentally disabled adults under their charge was praised Wednesday as a critical amendment to ...

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