Maryland -- Administrative charges has been filed against area karate (sic.) schools for not registering as health clubs, as required by state law.
The charges are filed against two taekwondo schools, one in Laurel, the other in Clarksburg in Montgomery County, according to hometownannapolis.com. Also the schools' owner has been charged, according to the State Attorney General.
The accused allegedly sold health club memberships without the required registration. Also, members is reported to have paid the schools for summer-camp services that were never provided.