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The first caller told Norman Breidenbaugh he had won $2.5 million in a foreign sweepstakes, but there was a catch: Breidenbaugh needed to send $2,000 in fees before collecting his earnings. Other calls followed, promising Breidenbaugh millions more...
A Bel Air company that handled payrolls for many employers in the area is being sued by clients for allegedly stealing years of tax payments rather than sending them on to the tax collectors as required — leaving the companies on the hook....
A Pennsylvania man, under indictment on federal charges for allegedly running a major "Ponzi" scheme, was recently arrested in Harford County on unrelated theft charges and then quickly whisked away by federal marshals. Istvan A. Merchenthaler, 42, is...
Tags: Prisons, Theft, Corporate Crime, Harford County, Justice System
Accu-pay, a Bel Air payroll company, shut its doors Wednesday after a local business filed suit, claiming the company didn't pay withheld taxes to the IRS, and a judge quickly issued an order telling its owners refrain from destroying any documents or...
Somewhere in the third year of Tribune Co.'s marathon Chapter 11 proceeding, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey looked out at a Delaware courtroom packed with high-priced attorneys and conceded the case had broken down into what he called a...
Michael Mershon can get pretty stirred up about lighting. He's been working in the business for more than 30 years, most of that time in Maryland, and said he's seen local governments waste millions of dollars on lighting jobs through contract practices...
Former Orioles third baseman Doug DeCinces was indicted Wednesday, along with three friends, by a federal grand jury in California on securities fraud charges, for allegedly cashing in on inside information about the acquisition of an Orange County...
Vocus, a Beltsville digital marketing company that's growing fast, has a number of useful services for marketers and public relations pros. One of them is PRWeb, a news release service that disseminates business announcements all over the web. The...
Tags: Prices, Stock Market, Marketing, Google Inc., Public Relations
A full-time engineering professor at Morgan State University was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday in an alleged scheme to defraud the National Science Foundation of hundreds of thousands of dollars in grant funding. Manoj Kumar Jha, 45, who...
I was saddened to see the small article inside the Maryland Business section of The Sun sounding the death knell for the investor lawsuit related to the implosion of MF Global and implying the futility of any further pursuit of Jon Corzine, the company'...
The former CEO of Severna Park-based Wings to Go pleaded guilty Monday to wire fraud for embezzling more than $885,000 from the franchise company to pay for prostitutes and phone sex, the U.S. attorney's office in Baltimore announced. Mark Chandler...
Corporate-sponsored groups have launched a campaign of litigation in the lower federal courts challenging the legality of the second major piece of President Barack Obama's legislative program, one that received a lot of attention in last week's first...
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