The coastal city of Annapolis is the capital of the state of Maryland, and the county seat of Anne Arundel County. Medium in size, Annapolis is located on the Chesapeake Bay and the Severn River and makes up part of the Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area.
Situated roughly 25 miles from Baltimore and 30 miles from Washington, D.C., the city is best known for being home to the United States Naval Academy, which was founded in 1845.
Annapolis considered one of Maryland’s major communities, covers more than 8 square miles and is home to approximately 38,700 people. Approximately 52% of Annapolis residents are female, and the median resident age is 36 years – slightly older than the Maryland median figure. Annapolis has an average median household income, compared to the state of Maryland, at $72,470. The city has nearly 18,000 households and averages 2.3 persons per household.
Industries and Jobs
It is widely known that one of Annapolis’ key economic factors is the United States Naval Academy. The institution is one of the man employers in Annapolis and the surrounding areas. Additionally, Annapolis is known for its medical sector, with Anne Arundel Medical Center serving as another main source of employment and economic stimulation.
The city’s proximity to both Washington and the northern Virginia region makes it an ideal place for professionals in both the military and government sectors as well.
Maryland is considered to be one of the more affluent states in the country, with many communities topping national averages in income and housing prices. Like many other affluent communities, residents may be at risk for a variety of crimes, including crimes involving money.
Fraud Offenses in Maryland
Not all crimes involve physical violence. Non-violent crimes occur in a number of ways, money being one motive. Offenses that result in the loss of large sums of money, while non-violent, are often categorized as some degree of fraud. Fraud is classified as the deliberate use of deceit or dishonest means to deprive another party of their financial gains or property. Fraud is often referred to as white-collar crime and can involve individuals or businesses losing large sums of money, such as in a case of embezzlement.
If you have been implicated in a fraudulent crime, you need a criminal defense attorney Annapolis who is experienced in defending against accusations of fraud. The criminal defense law firm at Lotze Mosley, LLP is a team that has experience in a number of fraud crimes, including welfare, bank and voter fraud. We provide an initial consultation to discuss your situation.
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