A Dallas-area loan officer has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison and must repay nearly $1.8 million in a mortgage fraud and laundering scam.
Several pastors in Tarrant County say they’re victims of a scam in which a man uses a hard-luck story to convince people to give him money with the promise of repaying it with cash from his mother’s will, police said.
A consumer protection group says scammers are trying to take advantage of confusion over the national health care law.
After an 87-year-old widow was scammed out of insurance money to pay for a roof repair, two organizations step in to help her.
Unscrupulous door-to-door salespeople frequent Texas neighborhoods mostly during the summer months. Officials say they’ve recently seen an increased number of Texans scammed by people selling security systems.
Unscrupulous auto dealers, building contractors and debt collectors, along with work-at-home and “free trial offer” scams, continued to top the list of the most common financial rip-offs suffered by consumers in 2012.
If you ever use PayPal or Ebay, then you could be vulnerable to a very sneaky scam.
Tim is a former NBA referee who went to prison for involvement in betting scandal in 2007.
‘Tis the season to file taxes and for criminals to come up with new ways to steal your hard-earned money.
Police are warning some North Texas residents about a scam artist pretending to be with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Dallas.
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.
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.