Scam Alert: Md. Unemployment Insurance Fraud


Maryland authorities are warning the public about unemployment insurance scams. According to the Department of Labor Unemployment Division and Maryland State Police, people are receiving emails, calls and text messages from would-be scammers posing as a labor official. A common scheme by text asks the recipient to enter a user ID and password, which can…

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Recent Md., Del. Scams Harass By Test, Phone

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Scams take no break during the holidays… The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division said Tuesday that a phone scam has been recently reported. Some citizens are getting calls from a number that looks to be from the Sheriff’s Office. The recipient is told that he or she missed a court date, and is…

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Scam Attempts To Get Personal Info From Md. Drivers

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An attempted scam is targeting Marylanders by falsely sending out an “urgent text” pretending to be from MDOT. The MDOT Motor Vehicle Administration said the text is not being sent by any agency associated with the state, and that people who receive it should not respond to the link. The message has been addressed to…

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