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LPL Financial could face about $26 million in civil penalties

By Marian Johns | Feb 25, 2019

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — LPL Financial LLC has reached a settlement agreement with the state of Maryland that could result in more than $26 million in civil penalties and will resolve allegations the company's policies and actions resulted in unregistered, non-exempt securities sales.

15-state coalition argues against payday lenders using tribal affiliations to avoid violations

By Marian Johns | Jan 7, 2019

BALTIMORE — Maryland's Attorney General Brian Frosh is the latest to join a coalition of 15 attorneys general that filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to argue against payday lenders using fake affiliations with Native American tribes as a way to escape state law violations when practicing predatory lending.

Maryland doctor to pay more than $3 million for alleged fraudulent Medicare, Medicaid claims

By Marian Johns | Dec 17, 2018

BALTIMORE — A Maryland doctor with practices in two states, has reached a $3.07 million settlement with Maryland over allegations of submitting fraudulent claims to Medicare and Medicaid.

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