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BBB Investigation: Customers claim San Antonio roofing company took cash, did no work

A San Antonio roofing company has left some customers frustrated and wanting answers. But it’s not about what Durizon Roofing & Construction did do, it’s about what they allegedly didn’t do. According to complaints filed with BBB, consumers hired the … Continue reading

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Texas AG warns of email scam containing harmful malware

The Attorney General of Texas is warning consumers and businesses throughout Texas of a new email scam that contains malicious malware and claims to come from the Office of the Attorney General. According to the OAG, the email appears as though … Continue reading

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Half a million hoverboards recalled for fire risk

A massive recall of over 500,000 hoverboards has been issued by the Consumer Product Safety Commission after the agency received numerous reports of hoverboards catching fire or spewing smoke. The announcement was made on Wednesday with the CPSC stating it received … Continue reading

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Invasion of Privacy? FTC claims mobile advertising company tracked users without consent

When you set your privacy setting to not allow an app to know your location, you expect that privacy to be honored. But what if it isn’t? According to the FTC, a mobile advertising company took an extra in trying … Continue reading

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FTC & Florida sue alleged phony debt relief company

The state of Florida and Federal Trade Commission have teamed up in a lawsuit against an alleged phony debt relief company that robocalled consumers. According to the FTC, Life Management Services tricked people out of their money by offering two types … Continue reading

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ADT: Free security system promotion is not them

Has someone recently come to your home and tried to sign you up for a free security system? You may not be alone. BBB has recently heard of reports in San Antonio and Austin about door-to-door salespeople and robocalls that have offered … Continue reading

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Five suspects arrested for involvement in IRS scam

TIGTA announced the arrest of five suspects for their involvement in an IRS scam that has collected an estimated $2 million from more than 1,500 victims. Federal officials are accusing the five of making multiple calls while impersonating IRS agents or Treasury officials, telling victims … Continue reading

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IRS impostors tricking students into paying for fake tax

  Have you heard of the “federal student tax”? Neither have we. But don’t worry because if you have, this may mean a scammer has tried to trick you into paying for a tax that doesn’t exist. According to the … Continue reading

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Tech support scam pops up in the Permian Basin

BBB and the Midland Police Department are warning residents of a tech support scam that tricks you into allowing  remote access of your computer. Here’s what’s happening. Residents are receiving phone calls from an alleged Dell technician with a foreign … Continue reading

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BBB Investigation: Consumer’s discounted vacation turns into expensive trip

It was a deal too good to pass up for Betty Adams and her husband. To stay at a resort for five days in Cancun, all Adams would have to do is pay $496.99, book her own flight and attend … Continue reading

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