E-ZPass warns customers of text messaging scam

BALTIMORE, MD—The E-ZPass Group is issuing an alert to all E-ZPass customers about a text messaging scam targeted at customers of tolling agencies across the U.S. The scam aims to deceive customers into entering their personal data and financial information to a fake website. Customers receiving text messages claiming to be sent by “E-ZPass Toll Services” that directs them to […]

Maryland Department of Health launches MD Mind Health

BALTIMORE, MD—The Maryland Department of Health on Wednesday announced the launch of MD Mind Health, a new text-based mental health initiative to fight isolation and encourage mental wellness. The new program was developed by the MDH Behavioral Health Administration (BHA) in partnership with Maryland 211, the state’s crisis hotline. “Staying connected with family, friends and other support systems is more […]

Maryland to roll out ‘Text to 9-1-1’ system

Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the Board of Public Works’ approval of a new Text to 9-1-1 technology for Maryland, helping to update 1960s-era emergency systems with life-saving technology. This new Internet-based infrastructure will allow citizens to send a Short Message Service (SMS) text message to 9-1-1. The Federal Communications Commission estimates that more than 70 percent of all […]