Tag Archive: report

Sep 21

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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Jan 19

Point In Time survey slated

The annual Point-in-Time Survey will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012. The survey is conducted across the nation as a way to gather information on the number of people experiencing homelessness at that particular point in time. The NET is a group of government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and advocates who address the needs of the …

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Dec 21

Credit card stolen?

By Jason Alderman Despite high-profile media attention, the odds of having your credit or debit card number stolen by crooks remains at historically low levels. That said, it’s always good to know what to do in case lightening does strike and someone fraudulently uses your card. Left unchecked, they might try to run up bills, …

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Nov 16

Report child abuse

The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) created the award-winning multi-media project, “The Little Voice – Recognizing Child Abuse and Your Duty to Report It,” to raise awareness about our statutory obligation in Texas to report child abuse. The importance cannot be stressed enough:  four children die every day from abuse, and 13,700 children are abused …

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