Tag Archive: Texas Attorney General

Jan 05 2012

Make a resolution to pay your child support

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Make 2012 count for you and your children by resolving to pay your child support in full and on time. As parents, our children rely on us to provide basic necessities, as well as love and support. By paying child support, you are providing these things and more for …

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Oct 06 2011

Gold-related investment scams

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott For centuries, gold has been one of the world’s most popular investments. Long sought-after for coins and jewelry, gold’s demand further increased as the tech revolution required gold for medical devices, cell phones and computers. In recent years, investors worldwide have flocked to the precious metal as a safe …

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Aug 31 2011

Fort Worth ‘Naturopathic Doctor’ charged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Fort Worth-based “naturopathic doctor” with unlawfully marketing and promoting dietary supplements. According to the State’s enforcement action, Texas law does not recognize naturopathic doctors, and the defendant unlawfully described her supplements’ ability to cure or prevent illnesses. The defendant, Valerie Saxion, operates under the business name Valerie …

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Aug 09 2011

Buy-back programs: Profitable or compromising?

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott With technology constantly improving, newer, faster products are always on the horizon. As a result, some retailers recently started offering buy-back programs, which allow customers to replace their old electronics with newer devices. To protect their pocketbooks, Texas customers should pay close attention to a buy-back program’s details and …

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Jul 13 2011

Debt collector charged by Texas AG

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott recently charged Encore Capital Group, Inc. with falsifying and robo-signing affidavits, attempting to collect debts based upon inaccurate or incomplete account information, and employing unlawful and deceptive debt collection tactics. The State’s enforcement action cites the defendants for committing multiple violations of Texas debt collection laws and the Texas Finance …

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Jun 07 2011

Preventing bullying and cyber bullying

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott Bullying was once considered an unfortunate – but relatively harmless – schoolyard malady. Today, however, parents, educators and law enforcement officials are increasingly recognizing that bullying is anything but harmless. Young victims of bullying can suffer long-term consequences that haunt them long into adulthood. For the perpetrators, bullying can …

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May 04 2011

Sen. Cornyn: Statement on death of bin Laden

WASHINGTON—U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today issued the following statement regarding the death of Osama bin Laden: “In the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush promised a fearful, grieving nation that those individuals responsible for this atrocity would be brought to justice. Now, nearly a decade after those …

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Mar 31 2011

AG warns of phoner toner scams

Texas businesses should be alert that an old office supply scam – the “phoner toner” scam – has resurfaced in recent weeks. Several Texas Attorney General’s Office employees have reported that they received unsolicited telephone calls at work from office supply scam artists. The “phoner toner” scam usually involves several phone calls. In the first …

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