Officials launch ‘Discover Baltimore County’ tourism initiative [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County officials on Tuesday unveiled Discover Baltimore County, a bold, comprehensive new branding and marketing initiative that aims to attract visitors and further establish the county as an unexpected destination for travelers. “Located in the heart of Maryland, Baltimore County offers something for everyone, including miles of beautiful waterfront, rolling hills, vast swaths of farmland, and hundreds of […]

Maryland’s ‘Be Moved’ campaign aims to attracts young professionals

BALTIMORE, MD—The state of Maryland has launched a new effort to attract young high-tech professionals and college students to the state. A new component of the department’s ‘Be Moved’ campaign will promote Maryland as a place where to live, work and thrive, featuring testimonials from young professionals who share their experiences of living in the state. The new ‘Be Moved’ […]

Attorney General Frosh, 32 states reach agreement of over $434.5 million with Juul Labs

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week announced an agreement of over $434.5 million between JUUL Labs and 33 states and territories that resolves an investigation into the e-cigarette manufacturer’s marketing and sales practices. In addition to the financial terms, the settlement forces JUUL to comply with a series of injunctive terms restricting its marketing and sales practices. […]

Attorney General Frosh announces settlement with Ford Motor Company over false advertising claims

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced, as part of multistate settlement, a more than $989,000 settlement with Ford Motor Company regarding claims that Ford falsely advertised the real-world fuel economy of model year 2013–2014 C-Max hybrids and the payload capacity of model year 2011–2014 Super Duty pickup trucks. “Ford bragged about the fuel efficiency of its […]

Frosh announces $2 million settlement for TurboTax customers in Maryland

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday announced a settlement that includes more than $2 million in restitution from the owner of TurboTax, Intuit Inc. for misleading Maryland consumers into paying for tax services that they could have received for free. Per a multistate agreement with all 50 states and the District of Columbia, Intuit will pay $141 million, […]

Attorney General Frosh announces settlement with tax debt relief company

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced his Consumer protection Division has reached a settlement with California-based National Tax Experts, Inc. and Patrick Oakes, the company’s owner. The settlement provides restitution to Maryland consumers, imposes civil penalties, and permanently bans the company from providing tax debt relief services to Maryland consumers The Division alleged in its Statement […]

Attorney General Frosh announces $188.6 million settlement with Boston Scientific Corp. over deceptive marketing practices

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Tuesday announced a multistate settlement with Boston Scientific Corporation to resolve allegations of deceptive marketing of its surgical mesh products for women. The settlement requires Boston Scientific to pay $188.6 million to 47 states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations that it deceptively marketed transvaginal surgical mesh devices. Maryland’s share […]

Baltimore County launches ‘Be Safe to Stay Safe’ public health, education initiative [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the “Be Safe to Stay Safe” campaign, a public health and education initiative aimed at encouraging residents to properly wear masks and follow other key hygiene practices to slow the spread of COVID-19 and save lives. The campaign, which features Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman and five-time Pro Bowl player Calais Campbell, […]