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Fraud Alerts

The Clerk's Office occasionally receives reports of the public receiving telephone calls from someone falsely claiming to be from either our office or another federal agency.   If you receive any questionable communication from this Court, you may call (410) 962-2600 or (301) 344-0660 to confirm the validity of the communication.

Please be advised that no one from the Court nor any other law enforcement agency will ever contact you by phone or email and ask you for immediate payment. The Clerk’s Office only accepts payment by check (submitted in person or by mail), by credit card (submitted in person or through, or by cash (submitted in person).

The Clerk’s Office has issued the following alerts to the public concerning specific scams or frauds.