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  • Scams targeting Baltimore-area home owners

    Scams targeting Baltimore-area home owners
    Several unscrupulous companies are circulating materials in the Baltimore area that are aimed at taking advantage of homeowners, according to St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center, a Baltimore charity that counsels home buyers and people facing foreclosure.
  • Howard auditor 'hot line' takes reports of fraud, abuse

    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...

    Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.

    Part four: Bankruptcy Inc.
    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...

    Ex-Wings to Go CEO pleads guilty to embezzlement charges

    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...

    Former Oriole Doug DeCinces indicted on insider trading charges

    Former Oriole Doug DeCinces indicted on insider trading charges
    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...