People in Maryland may be charged with identity theft if they use another individual's personal information to commit fraud. Typically, a person is accused of identity theft if they profit or attempt to profit financially by using another person's Social Security number, PIN or other identifying information.
On March 31, it was reported that two Maryland men were shot after they allegedly attempted to ram a police cruiser near the National Security Agency headquarters. One man, aged 27, died at the scene of the incident from a gunshot wound. The other individual involved was taken to a nearby hospital after suffering injuries that were not disclosed.
The integrity of a high-profile online drug bust has come into question after corruption charges were filed against two investigators. A pair of former federal agents based in Baltimore has been charged with money laundering and wire fraud based on their involvement in the Silk Road Operation.