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Baltimore County to distribute free Chromebooks to veterans at CCBC

TOWSON, MD—The Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services will be providing one free Chromebook to county residents who receive Survivor Benefits, Veteran’s Pension, or who participate in any of the other qualifying programs. The events will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, February 23 at CCBC Catonsville and on Friday, March 1 at CCBC Essex. …


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Baltimore County launches pet scanning stations to help lost pets reunite with owners

TOWSON, MD — The Baltimore County Department of Health and Human Services on Monday announced the launch of pet scanning stations at five locations across the county, offering 24/7 access to microchip scanning to help lost pets be reunited with their owners more quickly and prevent animals from being unnecessarily housed at the shelter. Baltimore County is the first jurisdiction …


Baltimore County serial fraudster sentenced to 5 years in prison, ordered to pay $4.2 million in restitution

BALTIMORE, MD—A Baltimore County resident has been sentenced to prison for wire fraud. U.S. District Judge Richard D. Bennett has sentenced Adeyanju Adewale, 40, of Reisterstown, to five years in federal prison, followed by one year of home detention as part of three years of supervised release, for a wire fraud conspiracy that resulted in a loss of millions of …

Olszewski announces new Baltimore County Quick Response Team to provide overdose care, connections to treatment

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the launch of a Quick Response Team pilot program that will provide mobile, on-demand overdose care, resources, and harm reduction services to respond in real time to residents experiencing overdoses. “We are committed to combatting the deadly opioid epidemic – and preventing overdose deaths by ensuring residents have access to critical …

Baltimore County establishes working group on resource coordination to support victims of sexual exploitation, violence, domestic abuse

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced the creation of the new Working Group on Resource Coordination to Support Victims of Sexual Exploitation, Violence, and Domestic Abuse which will be tasked with making recommendations to bolster the County’s ongoing efforts to support survivors of sexual and domestic violence — and to prevent incidents from occurring in the first …

Attorney General Brown announces multistate settlement with Inmediata for health care data breach impacting 1.5 million consumers

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday announced that the State, along with 32 other Attorneys General, has reached a settlement with health care clearinghouse Inmediata for a coding issue that exposed the protected health information (“PHI”) of approximately 1.5 million consumers, including 16,423 in Maryland, for almost three years. Under the settlement, Inmediata has agreed to overhaul …

Maryland hospital to pay more than $2 million to resolve False Claims Act case regarding Medicare, Medicaid

BALTIMORE, MD—A Maryland health care facility will pay more than $2 million to resolve a False Claims Act case regarding the billing of services to Medicare and Medicaid. Luminis Health Doctors Community Medical Center, Inc., (“DCMC”), and Diagnostic Imaging Associates, LLC (“DIA”), both located in Lanham, have agreed to pay the United States $2,002,052.17 to resolve allegations that they violated …

Director of Towson pain management clinic sentenced for conspiracy to distribute, dispense oxycodone

BALTIMORE, MD—The director of a Towson pain management clinic has been sentenced for conspiracy to distribute and dispense oxycodone. U.S. District Judge George L. Russell, III on Tuesday sentenced Norman Rosen, 84, of Towson, to four months of home detention as part of 18 months of probation, followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute and dispense …