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Local scams in 2016, including one that cost someone $250,000
Everyday in East Texas, there are numerous scamming attempts.  Just a daily look at area police reports will bear that out.  There always seems to be someone reporting that their financial information was compromised or that someone tried to get secure information through a phone call.
BBB Warns of “Storm Chaser” Repair Scams
Storm chasers?  Aren't they the people who get their thrills by video'ing themselves chasing tornadoes?  Well, yes, but that's not who this story is about.  There's another group known as "storm chasers", and the Better Business Bureau says they a…
BBB Warns of Newest Scam — “Smishing”
The Better Business Bureau of Central East Texas says nobody keeps up with communications technology more than con artists.  All the better to con you with my dear. That brings us to this story about the newest high tech tactic the cons are using to get into your money.