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April 29, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Police Say Man Used Stolen Credit Cards from Bethesda Home Invasion

Police are continuing to investigate an incident involving a man they say pretended to be a rideshare driver who drove a woman home on March 30 then invaded her home in Bethesda and stole her credit cards. On Friday, detectives from the Major Crime Division released surveillance photos of a different man who police say […]

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April 4, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos Released of Woman Allegedly Involved in Credit Card Fraud, Theft

Montgomery County police have released photos of a woman they say is involved in credit card fraud and theft. According to police, investigators from the Wheaton district say that the woman stole a victim’s credit card and has been using it to make purchases in stores across the county. Anyone who recognizes the woman in […]

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March 14, 2019 | Alvin Carlos, CFA, CFP®

Tips to Increase Your Credit Score

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August 30, 2016 | Mark Avallone, MBA, CFP®, CRPS®, AIF®

Financial Tips For Parents With Students Heading To College

To paraphrase Jim Morrison, summer’s almost gone. While it was hopefully fun filled and full of great memories, for many young people this summer was also a chance to earn a few dollars before heading back to college. During the summer, the labor force participation (LFP) rate among youth aged 16 to 24 generally increases. […]

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May 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

Police Search for Suspect in Bathtub Theft (PHOTO)

Montgomery County police officers are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect who stole a bathtub from the Union Hardware store in Bethesda on April 26th. Police said a suspect entered the store at 7800 Wisconsin Avenue around 1:30 p.m., and said he wanted to purchase a $13,000 bathtub that was on sale […]

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February 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Consumer Alert (VIDEO)

The Montgomery County Office of Consumer Protection is celebrating National Consumer Protection Week by offering important information for seniors.

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December 15, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

County Council to Hold Public Hearing on Taxicab Credit Card Transactions (PHOTO)

The Montgomery County Council will hold a public hearing on the taxicab credit card transaction Expedited Bill 53-15 early next year. The hearing is scheduled for January 19, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. and will take place in the third floor Hearing Room of the Council Office Building. According to a news release, the bill would […]

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August 27, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, August 27, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, August 27, in Montgomery County: 1. A statewide prosecutor has cleared school board members of any criminal wrongdoing after an investigation of the use of school district issued credit cards. 2. A recent Georgetown Prep graduate was killed in a plane crash in Ohio this week. 3. Family […]

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July 29, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 29, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 29, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on the White Oak Science Gateway Master Plan today. 2. The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Board of Education voted last night to eliminate credit card usage. 3. The Montgomery County Correctional Facility is […]

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July 23, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, July 23, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, July 23, in Montgomery County, MD: 1. A Montgomery County police officer fatally shot a man inside a bank on Tuesday in Silver Spring. 2. A 13-year-old girl will receive a Citizen’s Public Safety Award today at the 5th District Station in Germantown. 3. An ad-hoc committee is […]

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