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.
Arrest Warrant Phone Scam Warning In Navarro CountyThe caller says money needs to be wired immediately or a warrant will be issued and the person called would be arrested.
Official Wants Resignations After Texas County Scammed Out Of $525KThe county discovered the theft in June involving a scammer who was pretending over email to represent a Houston construction company scheduled to repair roads.
Former Texas Congressman Stockman Gets 10 Years In Prison For ConspiracyFormer Texas Rep. Steve Stockman will serve 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to bilk at least $775,000 from conservative foundations that intended the donations for charities and voter education.
Scam Robocalls Ringing In The Millions In DFWConsumers received more than 18 billion robocalls in 2017, a 75 percent increase from the year before, according the CBS News.
Texas Woman Gets Prison In Virtual Kidnapping, Ransom ScamA Texas woman has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in what investigators called a "virtual kidnapping" extortion scam.
Deputies Say Scammer Flattened Tires, Then Charged To Change ThemPolice are looking for a man who is accused of flattening the tires on cars only to charge the drivers to change them with the spare.
'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.
Prison Worker In Texas Guilty Of Scamming Inmate RelativesA federal prison worker in Texas has pleaded guilty to scamming relatives of some inmates by soliciting cash and saying the funds would help get their loved ones released early.
Consumer Justice Investigates 'Hostage Movers'Presidential Moving Services is accused of holding people's belongings hostage and increasing agreed upon costs for services.
2 Nigerians In Texas Get Prison For Identity Fraud, Tax ScamProsecutors say two Nigerians who entered the U.S. by falsely claiming to be asylum seekers from Sudan are going to prison over a nearly $4 million tax refund scam.