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Texas Game Wardens Crack Down on Illegal Fish Trade in Markets, Restaurants

by TWPD staff State game wardens issued more than 150 citations to 19 fish markets and restaurants in the Houston area that illegally purchased game fish from undercover officers during a recently completed sting conducted by the Special Operations unit of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Law Enforcement Division. ...

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Texas Tax Amnesty Program

The Texas Tax Amnesty Program runs from May 1, 2018, through June 29, 2018. The Texas Tax Amnesty Program will, under certain circumstances, provide delinquent taxpayers with relief from penalties and interest on tax due. Tax amnesty applies to periods prior to Jan. 1, 2018, and only includes liabilities that have not been ...

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Business Filings – March 2018

Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for the month of March 2018 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 7 Leguas Mexican Grill Lopez, Eduardo A G D Services Davis Jr, Dan S Adams Land Improvement Contractor Adams, Derrick AM Silverline Logistics Muiruri, Amos Blessed Ink Casanova, ...

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Backpage.com Pleads Guilty to Human Trafficking in Texas

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Thursday that his office’s prosecution of Backpage.com has resulted in the company pleading guilty to human trafficking in Texas and its CEO Carl Ferrer pleading guilty to money laundering. This comes less than a week after the attorney general’s office assisted the Department of Justice ...

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Enforcement Investigation Finds Widespread Fraud in Crypto Offerings

The Enforcement Division of the Texas State Securities Board found widespread fraud in cryptocurrency offerings during a four-week investigation of investments tied to virtual currencies. The full results of the investigation are in the 14-page report Enforcement Report: Widespread Fraud Found in Cryptocurrency Offerings. For more information on the report, contact Robert ...

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Order Filed to Stop Cryptocurrency, Marijuana Investments

Texas residents targeted Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on April 5 entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against a convicted felon who is offering investments in two things that usually don’t go together: a cryptocurrency trading program and a marijuana growing operation. According to the order, the Enforcement Division of ...

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Local Businesses, Individuals May Qualify for Grant for Replacement Vehicles

The Texas Natural Gas Vehicle Grant Program is offering grant funding to repower or replace heavy-duty diesel or gasoline powered vehicles with natural gas engines, or new natural gas vehicles. Grants will be awarded only to applicants who will operate their repowered or new vehicle in one or more of ...

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Business Filings – February 2018

Assumed name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for the month of February 2018 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 A & F Clothing Line Singleton, Mary Affordable Tire Shop Saeed Qasim Air Cooled Parts & Repair Burchfield, Michael Alltex Mobil Blasting Hammonds, Jarrett AMW Professional Solutions Conner, ...

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Restaurant Inspections – February 2018

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for the month of February 2018 American Legion Score:  100 1919 American Legion Drive No Critical Violations Observed Bar T Travel Center Score:  82 601 State Hwy 75 North #B Improper Cold Hold Sanitizer tested too strong inside spray bottle and ...

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Local Retailer, Restaurant on TABC Delinquent List

A local restaurant and a local retailer have landed on the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission’s (TABC) most recent Credit Law Delinquent List. According to the TABC website liquor wholesalers are required to report any retailers with delinquent accounts; that information is used to compile the Credit Law Delinquent List. After the ...

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