A longtime Severna Park real estate broker who admitted to molesting children in his family, landing him on the state's sex offender registry, is fighting a move by the state Real Estate Commission to revoke his license.
The office of the state attorney general ordered an Anne Arundel County home builder on Wednesday to pay more than $124,000 in refunds to customers who were building a home in Baltimore County, penalties and costs.
Industry groups say they are working on reforms to the debt collection process to improve communications with consumers and ensure that debt collectors have all the information they need to pursue claims.
Long known for spicing up American food, McCormick & Co. is taking its food flavorings abroad, with plans to peddle masala powder in the open-air markets of India and borscht seasoning in the stores of Eastern Europe.
Blunders and outright misconduct by the companies servicing Americans' home loans are so common — and so difficult for homeowners to resolve — that the system is effectively broken, borrower advocates and an increasing number of regulators say.