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Recruitment #23-005170-0002


The Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the State of Maryland. The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) has the general charge, supervision, and direction of the legal business of the State, acting as legal advisors and representatives of the major agencies, various boards, commissions, officials, and institutions of State Government. As Maryland’s 47th Attorney General, Anthony G. Brown, leads the Office with a key focus on equity, justice, and fairness. 




Office of the Attorney General
200 St. Paul Place
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The Office of the Attorney General Securities Division is seeking applicants for a Fraud Investigator (Administrator I) to work closely with Assistant Attorneys General to investigate and bring enforcement actions for violations of the state securities act, franchise law, and business opportunities act. 


The job duties include: locating and interviewing victims and witnesses; preparing interview reports, affidavits, subpoenas, and other documents for civil and administrative proceedings; serving subpoenas, administrative orders, and court orders; reviewing and analyzing subpoenaed documents, including bank records, brokerage accounts, and other financial and business records; preparing reports and spreadsheets summarizing the documents; tracing funds and locating assets of targets; dealing with officials of brokerage firms, investment advisers, and franchisors; working with victims of financial fraud, including unsophisticated investors, immigrants, and the elderly; acting in an undercover capacity as a potential investor; testifying in court and administrative hearings; and working closely with other law enforcement agencies, including the SEC, the FTC, the United States Attorney’s Office, the State Police, local prosecutors, the U.S. Customs Service, the FBI, and Postal Inspectors.


Education: A Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, finance, criminal justice or a related field from an accredited college or university.

Experience: Three years of experience performing investigative work in securities, financial fraud, consumer protection, Medicaid fraud, or similar relevant experience. 


Candidates may substitute graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency
certificate and seven years of experience performing investigative work in securities, financial fraud, consumer protection, Medicaid fraud, or similar relevant experience.


Must have computer software experience, including use of Access or Excel, and word processing programs.


The ideal candidate will have experience in criminal or financial investigation and law enforcement.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient and complete information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications and work experience must be completed on application by the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



The successful candidate will be eligible for subsidized health benefits (medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage) and life insurance; leave, including annual (vacation), personal, sick, and paid parental leave; and will be eligible for participation in a contributory defined benefit pension plan in which they are vested after ten years. State employees are eligible to participate in two supplemental retirement plans: the 457 Deferred Compensation Plan and the 40l (k) Savings and Investment Plan. The State also offers a free mass transit benefit for local bus and express bus services.


Online applications are strongly preferred.  If the online application process is not available, please send your paper application to: 
Yolanda Colkley, Fair Practices Officer 
200 St. Paul Place, Baltimore, MD 21202 
Or, fax to 410-576-6447. 

If you have specific questions about recruitment, please call 410-576-6440 or email 

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay 

The Office of the Attorney General is an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested persons to apply regardless of race, color, religion or belief, ancestry, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, disability, pregnancy, family or parental status, veteran status, genetic information, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

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