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  • Maryland's new mortgage delinquencies improve

    The share of Maryland homeowners newly behind on mortgage payments fell to the lowest level for March in four years — an important milestone because the state's new-delinquency figure is now better than its pre-crisis average. Just under 3...
  • Identity thieves filing fake returns using data on real taxpayers

    Identity thieves filing fake returns using data on real taxpayers
    Here's another reason to file your tax returns as early as possible: an identity thief might beat you to the money. Identity thieves are filing fake federal returns using taxpayers' Social Security numbers and claiming tax refunds worth billions of...
  • William Francis Bender Jr., computer expert

    William Francis Bender Jr., computer expert
    William Francis Bender Jr., a computer and data processing executive, died Tuesday of heart failure at St. Agnes Hospital. He was 69. Born in Baltimore, Mr. Bender lived his entire life in Catonsville. After graduating in 1960 from Mount St. Joseph High...
  • Man calls self 'schmuck' after ordering fraud witness' murder

    Man calls self 'schmuck' after ordering fraud witness' murder
    The fraud scheme — hiring homeless people to steal rent checks and deposit them in fake bank accounts — made a million dollars for Tavon Davis before one of his associates was caught on the job. Panicked at the notion that his man might flip,...
  • Beware of hoax claiming to pay off your utility bills

    No, the Obama Administration is not handing out grants to pay off your utility bills. That’s the latest warning from Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler. This hoax has cropped up in more than a dozen states, including Maryland. Con artists tell...
  • Beltsville cosmetics firm operator pleads guilty to tax evasion

    The owner-operator of a cosmetics company in Beltsville pleaded guilty Thursday to income tax evasion, prosecutors said. Bae Soo "Chris" Chon, 49, funneled revenue from Mirage Cosmetics Inc. into foreign bank accounts in Hong Kong and Seoul and...
  • Freedom Federal Credit Union recognizes 'Core Values' award recipient

    Freedom Federal Credit Union recognizes 'Core Values' award recipient
    Stacey Butler, branch manager of Edgewood, is the winner of Freedom Federal Credit Union's quarterly "Core Value Award." The award recognizes Freedom employees who continuously demonstrate support of Freedom's unique core values which were established as...
  • O'Malley takes anti-Romney show to MSNBC

    Gov. Martin O'Malley continued his run as one of President Obama's most enthusiastic surrogates Tuesday night as he went on the Ed Schultz Show to criiticize Republican nominee-designate Mitt Romney's undisclosed offshore investments one more time....
  • Robert B. Reich: Coming soon to Wall Street, the biggest scandal yet

    Robert B. Reich: Coming soon to Wall Street, the biggest scandal yet
    Just when you thought Wall Street couldn't sink any lower -- when its excesses are still causing hardship to millions of Americans and its myriad abuses of public trust have already spread a miasma of cynicism over the entire economic system -- an even...
  • Consumer advocates stress discrimination concerns despite new mortgage rule

    Consumer advocates stress discrimination concerns despite new mortgage rule
    Consumer advocates welcomed a federal effort aiming to prevent predatory mortgage lending at a town hall in Baltimore on Thursday, but expressed worries that new rules would not halt discrimination. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau unveiled a...
  • Part one: Zell's big gamble

    Part one: Zell's big gamble
    Aside from the business suit he was wearing, which he joked was rented for the occasion, Sam Zell was never more himself than when he appeared at a New York lender conference in April 2007 to hawk his $8.2 billion buyout of Tribune Co. Slinging one-...
  • Annapolis waterfront home sells for $1.77 million

    Annapolis waterfront home sells for $1.77 million
    The Annapolis waterfront house with a $1.77 million price tag, the second-most-expensive property sold in the Baltimore region in September, was under contract after just one week. The house at 131 Spa View Ave., in the state capital's Murray Hill...