Business, Crime

Attorney General Frosh announces settlement with Event Ticket Sales LLC, Guinio Volpone

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week announced that the Maryland Consumer Protection Division had settled charges against Nebraska-based Event Ticket Sales, LLC, an online event ticket reseller, and its owner, Guinio Volpone, for violations of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act and Maryland’s Interference With Internet Ticket Sales law. Charges against Event Ticket Sales and Volpone were initially …


Business, Crime

Attorney General warns Marylanders about ‘winning’ lottery letter scam

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s Consumer Protection Division warned consumers on Monday of a lottery mail scam targeting local residents. The scam letter claims the recipient has won the Mega Millions International Lottery 2019 Draw and includes a counterfeit reproduction of the Maryland Mega Millions logo. The sender of the letter has no affiliation with the Mega Millions …


Attorney General warns Marylanders about ‘Community Development Block Grant’ scam

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh warned Marylanders on Wednesday that scammers are contacting individuals claiming they are entitled to, or have been awarded a Community Development Block Grant, Community Services Block Grant, or CSBG for seniors. These solicitations are scams designed to obtain personal information and/or money in the form of upfront fees (in one reported case, the …

Frosh sues unlicensed home improvement contractor who did work in Harford County

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Thursday that the Consumer Protection Division had filed charges against home improvement contractor John Eberl for allegedly taking money from consumers for home improvement projects, but failing to provide the work or refund the money. The Division also alleged that Eberls’ offer and sale of the home improvement services without a …

Joppa man indicted after illegally possessing firearms

NOTTINGHAM, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced the indictments of seven defendants: Robert Maxwell Gibson, 27, of Joppa; Larry Elliot Anthony, 42, of Hanover; Wayne Eugene Davis, 49, of St. Leonard; Robert Lance Glorius, 34, of Waldorf; Gary Wayne Morris, 30, of Great Mills; Vincent Monroe Barber, 41, of Finksburg; Kevin Maurice Smith, 25, of …

Members of carjacking ring sentenced to prison

BALTIMORE, MD – Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced on Wednesday that members of a serial carjacking ring would be going to prison. Daquan Johnson, 19; Dalante Graham, 19; Tyheim Gray, 20; and Travon Williamston, 18, were sentenced for a string of carjacking offenses. Between September and December of 2017, these four defendants were responsible for at least 26 …

Perry Hall Library, AARP to hold shred event next week

PERRY HALL, MD – AARP Maryland and the Baltimore County Public Library, Perry Hall Branch will hold a free shred event next week. The event will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Perry Hall library, located at 9685 Honeygo Boulevard (21128). Attendees can avoid becoming a victim of identify theft by …