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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

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

Empty seats for jurors in a courtroom. (credit: AP Photo)

Officials: Beware Of Tarrant County Jury Duty Scam

The Tarrant County DA’s office is warning residents about an ongoing telephone scam that can trick people into paying phony fines to avoid being arrested for missing jury duty.

06/04/2014

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Couple Steals $10K In Dallas Lottery Scam

Dallas Police are looking for two suspects involved in scamming a 65-year-old woman out of thousands of dollars of merchandise.

05/07/2014

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Scammers Posing As Garland Officials Threatening Jail Time

Most people will do just about anything to avoid going to jail. That’s why one scam in Garland can be especially effective.

04/15/2014

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2 More Sentenced In Texas Bank Fraud Case

Two more North Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison — one for 18 months and another for 27 months — in a bank loan fraud scam that started in 2007.

04/09/2014

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Report: Fake Malaysian Airline News Link Could Lead To Malware

It may look like breaking news about Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 – but following these links could lead you to trouble.

04/02/2014

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Duncanville Police Warning About Scam Involving Oncor

Police say two men who look like they are working with a utility company ripped off thousands of dollars from an elderly woman on March 28.

04/02/2014

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Father & Son Get Prison For Medicare Scam

A father and son from Grand Prairie were convicted last October of running a $1.4 million Medicare billing scam. They must now each serve more than a decade in prison.

04/01/2014

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Texan Pleads Guilty In Staged Accidents Scam

A man from DeSoto has pleaded guilty to fraud in a $5 million staged traffic accident scheme that has been going since 2005. He now faces up to 30 years in prison.

03/19/2014

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North Texas RaceTrac Locations Part Of ‘Skimming’ Thefts

New York prosecutors say an identity theft ring stole credit and debit card numbers at gas stations in North Texas, Georgia, and the Carolinas. The crimes were part of an identity theft and money laundering operation that spanned the U.S.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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