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ecoATMs

  • Baltimore County Bans ecoATM
    The Baltimore County Council unanimously approved Tuesday a ban on those mall kiosks that pay cash for used cell phones, called automated purchasing…
  • Baltimore County Takes On Cell Phone Theft: No One’s Happy
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has plans to try to combat cell phone thefts that have angered some of the people most affected: pawn brokers…
  • Three lawmakers from Baltimore City are pushing bills in the General Assembly this year to regulate Automated Purchasing Machines, or APMs. APMs are…
  • State Bill Would Regulate ‘EcoATM’ Machines
    A Baltimore City delegate wants to try to regulate machines that buy used cell phones, which critics have charged make it easy for thieves to get rid of…
  • The Baltimore City Council voted unanimously Monday to ban machines that pay cash for cell phones. Although there are no such machines, made by San…
  • The machines allow people to turn their old cellphones and other electronic devices into instant cash. But these ecoATMs could be banned in Baltimore, where at least one lawmaker believes the machines are a magnet for electronics thieves.
  • Maryland is poised to have a female majority on its highest court. First District Congressman Andy Harris is co-sponsoring a bill that proposes a…
  • Time was you couldn’t do much with that old cell phone lying around the house, other than try to sell it online. Now a company called ecoATM offers you an…