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Aug 23 2015

Utility Scams Target Businesses

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BBB serving Central East Texas has received reports that businesses are receiving phone calls from individuals posing as Oncor Electric Delivery Company employees. Consumers report that these individuals are threatening them with disconnection of service if payment is not made immediately. BBB reminds business owners that impostor scams are common, and advises them to check …

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Aug 16 2015

Attorney General Paxton to RadioShack: Don’t Short-Change Consumers

The Texas Attorney General’s Office today asked a U.S. bankruptcy court to compel the former RadioShack to provide notice of bankruptcy proceedings to 2.9 million customers holding approximately $46 million in unredeemed gift cards. This would allow consumers to meaningfully participate in the bankruptcy plan process, as they are entitled by law. “Due to RadioShack’s …

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Aug 09 2015

Attention Renters: Be on the Lookout for Phony Rental Listings

By Mechele Mills BBB is warning renters to be on the lookout for phony ads on craigslist and other internet services when looking for a rental property or apartment. Bogus ads for rental properties across the country are cropping up. These ads are aimed at stealing money from unsuspecting renters. In most cases, the perpetrator …

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Jul 03 2015

Loan Education

There are all kinds of loans: commercial loans, home equity loans, pay day loans, signature loans, pawn shop loans, auto loans, mortgages and many more. Scams So many types of transactions create lots of opportunities for scams. A key warning sign is if the lender asks you to pay them a fee before the loan …

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Sep 21 2013

Grandparent scam steals from senior Texans

Many scams are designed to prey on the elderly, one of which is the family emergency scam – often known as the grandparent scam. Although variations of this scam have been around for a long time, it has become more sophisticated with the proliferation of information online. To add credibility to their calls and emails, …

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Jun 08 2013

Lone Star State: Healthcare fraud – Houston physicians sentenced again, must pay more than $37 million in restitution

Drs. Arun and Kiran Sharma, two Houston physicians previously sentenced for defrauding Medicare, Medicaid and more than a dozen private insurers, have appeared in federal court for a resentencing hearing on restitution and forfeiture issues, United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced. The Sharmas, both 58, are a married couple who operated medical clinics in Baytown …

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May 03 2013

Lone Star State: Charity Scams

It’s sad but true. Following major disasters and tragedies, scam artists impersonate charities to steal money or get private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Fraudulent schemes involve solicitations by phone, social media, email or in-person. Scam artists use a variety of tactics. Some operate bogus charities that contact people by telephone to solicit money or financial …

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