Maryland Attorney General’s Office joins effort combatting elder financial abuse

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Anthony G. Brown this week joined other state officials and consumer protection groups to launch PROTECT Week, a statewide awareness and public education campaign focused on protecting older Americans and vulnerable adults from financial exploitation. PROTECT Week is an annual initiative anchored around Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15th. One in five seniors over age 65 […]

Attorney General Frosh warns consumers to beware of coronavirus-related investment schemes

BALTIMORE, MD—Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh warned consumers on Tuesday to be wary of an anticipated surge in fraudulent investment schemes. “In these extraordinary times the health and welfare of all must be our foremost concern, and that includes our financial health” said Attorney General Frosh. “Scammers will begin perpetrating schemes that require little […]