Better Business Bureau Looks Back At Most Common Scams Of 2020With 2020 in the books, the Better Business Bureau in North Texas has compiled a list of the most common scams to hit the area.
16-Year-Old Micah Pinson Finds New Way To Bring Christmas Joy To Kids In Dallas Hospital Where He Was Once A PatientJohnson found a way to still do a good deed this holiday season at the Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas - even though he had to cancel his annual toy drive.
Colleyville, Texas To Give Residents $35 Gift Cards To Use In Local BusinessesThe City Of Colleyville is planning to send residents a $35 gift card as a way to encourage residents to spend money in that town.
Work From Home Scam Targeting North TexansThe Haltom City Police Department has already taken reports from two different victims this new year who became victims of the same scam.
Consumers Waste Up To $3 Billion In Unspent Gift Cards A YearPrepaid gift cards are popular holiday presents but they aren't always used. Experts say some $3 billion in cards will go unredeemed this year alone.
Former NBA Player Jermaine O'Neal Takes Dallas Families On Christmas Shopping SpreeThere were smiles and laughs as grateful families browsed the aisles at an area target.
I-Team: Cyber Security Expert Warns 'It's Not Safe To Purchase Gift Cards'Gift cards are not only one of the hottest items for gift givers and gift recipients but also for thieves. One cyber security expert tells CBS 11 all unpackaged gift cards on store shelves should all be destroyed.
Thomas Jefferson High School Seniors Get Holiday Surprise From Plano-Based JC PenneyJCPenney surprised Thomas Jefferson’s senior class with $100 gifts cards at their morning assembly on Tuesday.
North Texas Police Department Putting Grinch To Work Spreading Holiday Cheer, Free Gift CardsA Willow Park, Texas police employee dressed as the Grinch approaches people in their cars who are obeying traffic laws and handing them a $5 gift card.
UT Arlington Student Victimized By Scam Email That Appeared To Be From ProfessorThe email said the professor was seeking payment for fees via gift cards. As a result, the student purchased $200 worth of gift cards and sent the gift card numbers to the scammer.
Government Employees Recognized, Offered Help During Dallas Church ServiceA Dallas church called attention to congregants and members who are federal government employees and offered assistance Sunday.
BBB Says Biggest Scams Against North Texans Begin Over The PhoneVirtually all of the biggest scams start in the palm of your hand: phone calls claiming you missed jury duty, have unpaid debt or owe taxes.
Check Your Wallet: Unclaimed Gift Cards Could Put Money In Your PocketUse it or lose it. That's the warning from a Fort Worth woman who says she learned a costly lesson this holiday season.
What Shoppers Need To Know About The Sears BankruptcyWith Sears closing 142 unprofitable stores near the end of the year, and 46 others by November, what's a shopper to do?
'It's A Big Scam': Retailers Respond To Gift Card Theft"Gift card draining,” is a fairly new and common technique for thieves that recently hit close to home for CBS 11 News.