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Va. man accused of ripping off Md. homeowners

ROCKVILLE — A Virginia man is accused of ripping off several Maryland homeowners by falsely promising home improvement work. Montgomery County Police say Karl Leroy Davis, of Alexandria, would meet with homeowners, promise to make home improvements and then cash ...

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Immigration scam awareness campaign goes national

NEWARK, N.J. — Immigration services scams are getting so sophisticated that fraudsters now advertise online with websites that perfectly mimic those of official government agencies, federal officials said Thursday as they rolled out a nationwide awareness campaign meant to combat ...

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111 charged in Medicare scams worth $225 million

MIAMI — Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that snared more suspects than any other in history. More than 700 law enforcement ...

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Here’s help for avoiding foreclosure scams

Frustratingly, foreclosure remains a persistent problem for residents of Central Maryland, especially Baltimore City. In the first half of 2010, there were 3,663 foreclosures filings in Baltimore compared to 2,853 filings for the first half of 2009. With changes in ...

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