Texas AG slams cellphone crammers with a lawsuit

You know those text message services that offer horoscopes, celebrity gossip, ringtones and the like? Better beware. You could end up with unexpected charges “crammed” onto your cellphone bill. Fortunately, government and state agencies are onto the scheme. This week, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott filed an enforcement action  against four text-messaging content providers and their billing…

AG’s office files action to halt practices of Beaumont-area dating service

Restraining order and asset freeze names Matchmaker and Sagejax Inc. It hasn’t been long since BBB warned the public to watch out for dating scams. Now it seems the Attorney General’s office has been on the case, investigating a specialized dating service that  targeted senior citizens, disabled Texans and veterans–and falsely claimed to have Better Business…