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This Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners is Maryland's nonprofit resource for professional fraud fighters. Want to become a CFE? The Chapter offers scholarships to help with the exam.  See our Scholarship page on this web site for details.

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Academic Scholarships

  • The Chapter awarded scholarships to two students at Stevenson University Nov. 27, 2018. The City of Baltimore I.G.was the featured speaker at the Chapter's membership meeting on this occasion.

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Election Results

The results of the Chapter's April 2019 Election of Officers and Board Members for the term beginning in July 2019 can be found on the Board of Director's page.

Maryland News

April 23, 2019 - The Maryland Attorney General announced five cardiac care providers agreed to pay $81,234.80 to resolve allegations that they submitted false claims for Medicaid services.

Source: Maryland Attorney General


April 20, 2019- " 'Fraudsters are now hiding in plain sight across literally hundreds of social media networks and other digital platforms,' according to Zack Allen, Director of Threat Operations at ZeroFox, a Maryland-based specialist in 'social media and digital protection'."

Source: Forbes


April 17, 2019 - “Inspector general wants info on Baltimore City Council board memberships…Baltimore elected officials are only required to disclose of those they serve on if the entities do business with the city…While (I.G. Isabel Mercedes) Cumming couldn’t address potential investigations, she did acknowledge her office’s ability to probe alleged financial misconduct, waste and fraud by city employees.”

Source: The Daily Record


April 15, 2019 - Cardiac Associates, P.C. has agreed to pay $399,230.35 to settle claims that they submitted false claims to the United States for services not rendered.  Cardiac Associates, P.C. is a medical practice with offices located in Rockville, Olney, Laurel and Germantown, Maryland. The claims resolved by this settlement are allegations only.  The settlement is not an admission of liability by Cardiac Associates, P.C., nor a concession by the United States that its claims are not well founded. 

Source: United States Attorney's Office, District of Maryland


April 12, 2019 - Towson Woman Sentenced to Eight Years in Federal Prison for Obtaining More Than $4.3 Million in an Advance Fee Fraud Scheme and for Evading Taxes.

Source: United States Attorney's Office, District of Maryland


April 9, 2019 -Maryland woman loses $30,000 after being offered a $50,000 government grant.

Source WMAR Channel 2, Matter for Mallory


April 6, 2019 -Con artists targeting aging Maryland residents steal millions of dollars.

Source: Patch


April 4, 2019 - Social Security Employee Facing Federal Indictment for a Scheme to Obtain Over $236,000 in Social Security Benefits by Allegedly Submitting Fictitious Claim.

Source: United States Atorney's Office, District of Maryland


April 3, 2019 - One of three defendants in an alleged $360 million Ponzi scheme involving hundreds of investors in Maryland and Virginia pleaded guilty Tuesday in an agreement with federal prosecutors.

Source: Washington Post


April 3, 2019- "The Maryland Senate moved forward on a scaled-back “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future,” setting in motion increased funding and expanded education programs...The bill also now includes a lengthy amendment to create a Maryland Office of the Inspector General of Education that would focus on investigations of waste, fraud and abuse of public funds..."

Source: Maryland Matters


April 3, 2019 - State Prosecutor has opened investigation into Baltimore Mayor Pugh's 'Health Holly" book sales, her lawyer says.

Source: Baltimore Sun


April 2, 2019: Baltimore Area Tax Preparer Sentenced For Felony Theft And Willfully Filing A False Tax Return

Source: Office of the Maryland State Prosecutor


April 1, 2019 -Beltsville Man Sentenced to 87 Months in Federal Prison for Stealing Over $4.2 Million in a Business E-Mail Compromise Scheme

Source: United States Attorney's Office, District of Maryland

Maryland news in previous months.

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Join hundreds of other fraud fighters in Maryland.  Gain valuable training and networking at quarterly meetings and the Chapter's annual conference. Help provide scholarships to Maryland students in higher education studying fraud prevention  and detection.

The membership year runs January through December. Dues are payable to ACFE MD on January 1st, but join now because there is plenty of time left to participate and enjoy the Chapter's benefits in 2019. Click below to join or renew membership.

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