Business, Health, Politics

Attorney General Frosh joins coalition urging feds to ensure stimulus payments go to families, not to debt collectors

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week joined a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general in calling on the U.S. Department of the Treasury to take immediate action to ensure billions of dollars in emergency stimulus payments authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) go to American families and not to debt collectors. …


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Governor Hogan prohibits mortgage lenders from initiating foreclosure process during COVID-19 pandemic

UPDATE: Click here for a full summary and video from Governor Hogan’s Friday press conference. Original story below… —— ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan held a press conference on Friday afternoon outlining additional steps the state of Maryland would take to assist Maryland residents during the coronavirus pandemic. Governor Hogan is issuing an emergency order to provide additional and immediate financial …


Maryland Attorney General announces coordinated cryptocurrency crackdown

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Wednesday that the Maryland Securities Division is participating in the nationwide Operation Cryptosweep, an initiative of the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA). Since the beginning of the year, 35 enforcement actions against Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrency-related investment products have been completed by state and provincial securities …