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Aug 23 2015

Utility Scams Target Businesses


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 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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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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