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Families Fall Victim To Housing Scam

Families are falling victim to a housing scheme in Dallas – and they say a government building is being used in the scam.

07/23/2015

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

Carrollton PD Offering Safe Zone For Craigslist Buyers & Sellers

Some North Texas Craigslist users don’t have to meet in sketchy parking lots anymore, that’s because Carrollton police are offering their headquarters as a meet up spot instead.

CBSDFW.COM–07/17/2015

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

New Safe Place To Exchange Items Bought/Sold On Internet

The parking lot in front of the Carrollton Police Station on Jackson Road as well as the Police Department and the jail lobbies are designated as Online Exchange Areas.

07/16/2015

Former HEB ISD principal Oscar Figueroa. (credit: Frisco Police Department)

Judge Orders Former Principal Accused Of Child Exploitation To Stay In Custody

Investigators say Figueroa used a Craigslist ad to lure what he thought was a 16-year-old boy to the AMC theaters at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco.

07/16/2015

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Leasing Scam Leaves North Texas Family Looking For A New Home

Caught off guard by a convincing scam – now a Fort Worth woman and her family have been forced out of their home.

03/24/2015

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

North Texas Robbers Hunting For Victims Selling Items Online

Police in North Texas are warning that thieves are hunting for victims online. Lately these criminals are taking the crimes a step further and setting out to rob people face-to-face.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2014

(credit: Fort Worth Police via Twitter)

Fort Worth Police Shoot Suspected Craigslist Robber

Fort Worth Police have shot a man suspected of being a serial Craiglist robber.

07/29/2014

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Money-Saving Tips For Camping

With warm weather and clear skies, heading out for a camping trip is one of America’s most popular excursions. Here are some of the best money-saving tips while camping.

07/11/2014

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Man Scams Hurst Woman Battling Cancer

Police in Hurst are asking for help with finding the man who took advantage of a woman who was trying to raise money to pay for her breast cancer treatments.

06/25/2014

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Where To Buy A Cheap Car Online

In place of tiny columns with cryptic abbreviations of a car’s conditions, the Internet boasts searchable listings with generous detail and expansive photo galleries.

06/16/2014

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How To Sell My Car Fast

When you need your old car gone in a hurry, there are several good ways to balance minimizing the hassle and getting the best price.

06/09/2014

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

Police Investigating Online George Strait Concert Ticket Scam

The George Strait concert at AT&T Stadium this weekend is a hot sale, and scammers are burning victims out of thousands of dollars with fake tickets.

06/05/2014

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