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Collection Notices May Have Texans Sending $ They Don’t Owe

You may receive a very legitimate looking notice in the mail that could have you forking over money you may not owe. It’s from Collect Pros.

CBS 11–06/03/2015

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TX Attorney General Paxton Warns Against Flood Cleanup Scams

Attorney General Ken Paxton has toured some flood recovery centers and warned against price gouging and cleanup scams.

06/01/2015

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Watch Out For Storm-Chasing Con Artists

Victims of natural disaster often times are hit twice. Once by mother nature and again by scam artists taking advantage of their situation.

05/13/2015

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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

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Phone Scammers Calling Flower Mound Residents

A scammer is on the loose in Flower Mound and getting residents to give their debit card information over the phone.

02/03/2015

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Arlington Doctor Gets 10 Years Jail For Fraud

A physician from Arlington was sentenced on Wednesday to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a $3 million Medicare billing scam. He was convicted back in May.

12/18/2014

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Top 5 Holiday Scams & How To Avoid Them

Don’t get taken by scammers during the Holiday season.

CBS 11–11/26/2014

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Beware Of Imposter Uber Drivers

A warning tonight for people who use hi-tech ride sharing services, like Uber. Users are encountering some imposter drivers wanting to take advantage of the service’s popularity

10/21/2014

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Online Travel Scam Hits Texas A&M Students

More than a dozen international students at Texas A&M University have been scammed out of about $17,000 by an online travel service that promised to save them money.

10/07/2014

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16 Indicted In North Texas ID Theft, Bank Scam

Prosecutors say 16 people have been indicted in a North Texas identity theft and fraud scheme blamed for more than $1.3 million in bank losses.

09/12/2014

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Two Charged In Multi-Million Dollar Plano ISD Scam

The Plano school district and its taxpayers were the victims and federal officials say Carol LaRue and Kris Gentz are now facing up to five years in prison.

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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