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DBA Filings – May 2017

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Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County during the month of May 2017. Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 4 M Adventures Myers, Robert 911 Lawn & Landscape Crocker, Benjamin A&W Carrington Logging LLC Carrington, Alicia D A – Z Auto Care Wade, Charles Wade, Cody A Nitsch ...

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Adviser Pleads Guilty in $1.9 Million Fraud

Drug Money

Lawrence Allen DeShetler, an investment adviser and certified financial planner in The Woodlands, pleaded guilty to mail fraud June 8 in U.S. District Court in Beaumont, Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston announced. DeShetler fraudulently obtained $1.9 million from five clients of his advisory business, DeShetler & Company Inc. DeShetler faces a ...

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Texas AG Warns of Unscrupulous Sales Tactics

Texas Attorney General

Texas Attorney General Paxton Warns Texans of Unscrupulous Door-to-Door Alarm Systems Sales Tactics During summer months, door-to-door salespeople may become more frequent in neighborhoods across Texas. Some salespeople may be legitimate, but others may use deceptive tactics to take advantage of trusting consumers. Texans who answer the door for a ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – April 2017

Commercial Kitchen

City of Huntsville routine health inspections for April 2017. 1. Buffalo Wild Wings                                                                            ...

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DBA Filings – April 2017

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Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County during the month of April 2017. Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 Dago’s Roadside Rescue Williams, Charles   Allway Lawn Care Moore, Richard Global Tacos Griffin, Robert Fuller, Joseph Rawlings Garage Rawlings, Thomas yisraelia Properties Massey, Deloris Huntsville Pediatric Dentistry Casey ...

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Concert Promoter’s Encore: 10 Years in Prison

Texas State Securities Board

One-time entertainment promoter David Elliott Rosen of Austin was sentenced to 10 years to prison on May 4 for a nearly $2 million fraud based on the sale of investments in his concert-promotion business. Rosen pleaded guilty to securities fraud in Travis County State District Court. He was ordered to pay ...

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DBA Filings – March 2017

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Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for the month of March 2017 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 ABC Infant Formula Elsokary, Mohamed AMF Consultin Ferguson, Austen Black Beard Fitness 1718 Ball, Daniell Ball, Shane Chicken George Entertainment Singleton, Keith Climatec Secure Storage Partners Atkins, BJ ...

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Oil and Gas Promoter Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison

Texas State Securities Board

Years before Mark Christopher Parman of Frisco started selling investments in oil and gas projects, he had been sanctioned by regulators, ordered to pay $2 million in restitution to previous investors and clients, and filed for bankruptcy. Now add convict to Parman’s resume. He was sentenced to six years in ...

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Fraud Alert: Double Check All State Purchase Orders

invoices

The Texas Comptroller’s has been notified of several instances of fraudulent purchase orders being distributed to vendors, unbeknownst to the “issuing” state agency. The fraudulent orders appear to utilize a screen capture of an actual agency purchase order taken from the agency’s website with slight variations made to actual staff ...

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April 17 is Deadline for Filing Property Tax Renditions

Property taxation

Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds business owners that April 17 is the deadline for filing property tax renditions with their county appraisal districts. A rendition is a list of the taxable inventory, furniture and fixtures, machinery, equipment and other property owned or managed as of Jan. 1 of each year. ...

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