Fake Texas Photographer, Director Gets 40 Years For Child Sex AbuseProsecutors say a North Texas man who faked being a photographer and movie director to gain access to boys must serve 40 years in prison for molesting the children.
Man Photoshops ID, Dupes Dealership Into Selling Him PorscheDallas police are looking for a man who somehow swapped his photo on someone else's driver's license and bought a luxury car. 
IRS Warns Tax Preparers About New Refund ScamThe IRS is sounding an alarm about a new tax scam aimed at stealing taxpayer refunds by using data compromised in tax preparers' offices.
Arlington Burglars Disguised As Workers Caught On VideoPolice in Arlington are looking for a pair of burglars who went to great lengths to fly under the radar. The two men showed up at a house on Littlestone Drive wearing yellow safety vests and baseball caps.
The FCC's Fight Against Phone-Y CallsThe Federal Communications Commission is vowing to "facilitate blocking of illegal robocalls." But it's a slow process. They say, "In terms of call authentication, we are still in the preliminary stage."
Fraud Alert: That Parking Ticket Could Be A ScamGot a parking ticket on your windshield, or a notice in the mail, when you thought you were parking legally? One consumer advocate suggests you investigate before you pay.
'Mortified' Mariah Carey Discusses 'Horrible New Year's Eve'Mariah Carey says she was "mortified" in "real time" during her disastrous live performance just before the ball dropped on "Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve."
Mariah Carey Bungles New Year's Eve Show, Stops SingingMariah Carey has ushered in 2017 with a botched performance on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest".
How To Spot A Fake Shopping AppThere are hundreds of fake apps floating around in app stores ahead of the holidays.
In Bid To Fight Art Fraud, Sotheby's Acquires Forensic LabIn bid to fight art fraud, Sotheby's announced Monday that it had purchased a forensics firm whose founder once helped the auction house belatedly identify a $10 million painting as a fake.
Xcel Energy Warns Texas Customers Of Phone ScamA electric and natural gas company has warned Texas and New Mexico customers to beware of pay-over-the-phone schemes.
Texas Woman Charged For Faking Daughter's Cancer To Get $Authorities say a Texas mother shaved her 7-year-old daughter's head and claimed she had terminal cancer to scam people out of money.

More From CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Drip Pan: CBS Local App
Drip Pan: Weather App
Drip Pan: Only CBS

Watch & Listen LIVE