When it comes to enforcing state regulations, Maryland’s Office of the Attorney General is where matters turn serious. It’s one thing for a state regulatory agency to issue a ticket or warning; it’s quite another to take a violator to court, which is where the dozens of lawyers working for Attorney General Brian E. Frosh come in. From environmental crimes to Medicaid fraud, Mr. Frosh and his team stand ready to investigate and prosecute scofflaws, big and small, wherever they might be found, from Oakland to Ocean City. There’s been one major hitch in the system in recent years, however. That would be a lack of referrals.
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