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Texas financier R. Allen Stanford poses for a picture in June of 2008. (credit: Getty Images/Tom Shaw)

$7 Billion Swindle May Keep Stanford Jailed For Life

Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford spent more than 20 years charming investors, who handed him billions of dollars they had spent their lives accumulating.

03/07/2012

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Medicare Fraud Suspect To Appear In Dallas Court

Dr. Jacques Roy will be in court on Monday, asking to be released from jail. Roy is said to be the ringleader of the nation’s largest Medicare fraud.

03/05/2012

Coastal Communities Along Eastern Seaboard Evacuate Ahead Of Hurricane Irene

Dallas BBB Warns Timeshare Scams Are On The Rise

Both the FBI and the Better Business Bureau say timeshare resale fraud is on the rise in North Texas and nationwide.

02/22/2012

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Dallas Man Sentenced 20 Years Jail For Investment Scam

A Dallas businessman has been sentenced to a maximum 20 years in prison over a $7 million investment scam.

02/10/2012

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Report Accuses Tanning Salons Of Lying To Teens

A congressional report found that tanning salons aren’t just downplaying the risks of tanning, they’re promoting benefits that don’t exist.

02/01/2012

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Garland Man’s Plea Exposes Blossoming Credit Card Scam

A fraudulent credit card arrest and conviction points to huge and blossoming problem in North Texas and this one could be hitting your pocketbook without you knowing it.

12/07/2011

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Tips For Protecting Yourself From Cell Phone Hacking

With the newest smartphones being capable of the most advanced tasks, it is easier than ever to hack into someone else’s information.

11/11/2011

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Son Gets 5 Years Jail For Texas Investment Fraud

A North Texas man has been sentenced to five years in prison and must repay nearly $13 million over investment fraud.

11/10/2011

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Businessman In Texas Scam Nabbed In Florida

A businessman on the run for months since his Dallas conviction in an investment scam has been caught in Florida.

11/04/2011

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Another Man Pleads Guilty In Texas Real Estate Scam

Prosecutors say a second North Texas man has pleaded guilty in a $17 million real estate scam that featured promotions on radio stations.

10/21/2011

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Dallas Man Pleads Guilty In Real Estate Fraud Scam

A Dallas man faces up to five years in prison in a $17 million real estate fraud case that featured promotions on North Texas radio stations.

10/14/2011

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BBB Warns Of Air Condition Repair Scams

Monday is day 24 of temperatures above 100-degrees in North Texas. Increased usage also increases the likelihood of breakdowns, but the BBB warns that it’s ‘buyer beware’ when it comes to finding a repair company.

07/25/2011

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