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I-Team: Email Scam Gives Hackers Access To Your Computer

If you ever use PayPal or Ebay, then you could be vulnerable to a very sneaky scam.

05/01/2013

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Once Jailed Former NBA Ref Joins Elf & Slater

Tim is a former NBA referee who went to prison for involvement in betting scandal in 2007.

03/12/2013

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I-Team: Beware of Scammers Out To Steal Your Tax Refund

‘Tis the season to file taxes and for criminals to come up with new ways to steal your hard-earned money.

CBS 11–03/11/2013

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Police Issue Warning About Boys & Girls Club Scam

Police are warning some North Texas residents about a scam artist pretending to be with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas.

02/06/2013

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Beware of North Texas Boys & Girls Clubs Scam

Police are warning some North Texas residents about a scam artist pretending to be with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Dallas. The impostor has been targeting certain neighborhoods and pocketing cash, checks and credit card information.

CBSDFW.COM–02/06/2013

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North Texas BBB Warns Of New Phishing Scams

If you receive an email from the BBB, you better make sure it’s authentic. Officials are monitoring three separate local email phishing campaigns, all pretending to be from the bureau.

CBSDFW.COM–01/16/2013

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Last Defendant In Dallas-Based Scam Gets 10 Years

A federal judge in Dallas has ordered 10 years in prison for the final defendant in a $13 million investment scheme mainly targeting the elderly.

01/07/2013

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CBS 11 Investigates: Door Delivery Notice May Not Be What It Seems

It’s that time of year when deliveries and delivery notices become Christmas decorations around the front door. But CBS 11 News has learned the State of Texas is investigating one of the notices you may find.

CBS 11–12/19/2012

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Granbury Man Gets Prison For Trailer Hitch Fraud

A North Texas man has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison in a nearly $1 million investment scam involving trailer hitches.

12/18/2012

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Former Dallas Cop Sentenced In Reward Scam

A former Dallas police officer who led the city’s Crime Stoppers program is scheduled to be sentenced for her admitted role in running a rewards scam.

12/03/2012

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Man Sentenced For California-Based Scam

A federal judge in Texas has sentenced a man to 23 years in prison and ordered him to pay $13 million in restitution over an investment scam he ran out of his home in California.

10/11/2012

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FTC Warns About Phone Scam

The Federal Trade Commission is warning North Texans about mysterious, and sometimes scary, phone calls.

CBS 11–09/12/2012

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