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.
Scam Alert: If Your Own Phone Number Calls You, Don't Pick UpA new scam is tricking victims into giving away precious information by calling them from what appears to be their own phone numbers.
'Congratulations, You Won' Pop Up Scam Infecting iPhones And AndroidsThe new wave of "congratulations" pop-up ads promise prizes like free Amazon gift cards, iPhones, or cash in exchange for clicking on the message or submitting personal information.
News Now: Erin Brockovich In Town, Dilly Dog's PopularityEnvironmental activist Erin Brockovich is in North Texas today after raising concerns about the chemicals used to treat local water. Also, have you tried the new Dilly Dog at Globe Life Park yet?
Police: New Scam Targeting Home Buyers, Realtors And OthersPolice are warning North Texans about a new scam that has already cost victims hundreds of thousands of dollars.
New Worry For Homeowners In Gas Leak Evacuation AreaAtmos Energy is warning homeowners of imposters posing as Atmos workers and asking for keys.
Customers Say They're Out Thousands After Hiring Pool BuilderA Burleson woman called Consumer Justice after she says a local pool builder took her money and dug a hole but never finished the job. That's when we found several customers with similar complaints.
IRS Warns That Tax Preparer And Refund Scam Is Getting WorseA tax scam aimed at stealing consumer refunds has ballooned, with the IRS reporting that the number of potential victims has soared to several thousand in just a few days.
IRS Warns Tax Preparers About New Refund ScamThe IRS is sounding an alarm about a new tax scam aimed at stealing taxpayer refunds by using data compromised in tax preparers' offices.
Customers Owed Thousands Months After Christian Tour's CancellationThousands of women are owed money after a North Texas-based company abruptly cancelled a nationwide Christian women's tour.