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39,000 Texans Eligible for Restitution in $5 Million Western Union Consumer Protection Settlement

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a $5 million settlement with Western Union to protect consumers from wire fraud scams. The deal, which involves 49 states and the District of Columbia, resolves an investigation into complaints by people who used Western Union’s wire transfer service to send money to ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – December 2016

City of Huntsville routine health inspection reports for December 2016. 1. 19th Hole At Raven Nest                                                           Score: 2 457 IH 45 South ...

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Top Investor Threats for 2017

Talking Heads, Chasing Yield, and Other Top Investor Threats Most New Year’s lists of the financial variety are inflicted on the public for no apparent reason. No one consistently predicts the direction of the stock market or can tell you the 10 Best Mutual Funds to buy or which mattresses ...

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DBA Filings for December 2016

Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for December 2016 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 1sst Choice Insulation Spray Foam ** Dave Walker Terry Harrell 1st Choice Insulation Spray Foam Dave Walker A & P Construction Aurelio Torres Allready Maintenance Natalie McDaniel Boom Performance Clothing Michael ...

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Texas, FTC and Four States Reach $100 Million Settlement With Questcor

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas, the Federal Trade Commission and four state attorneys general reached a $100 million settlement with Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. over a lawsuit accusing Questcor of monopolizing the market for Achthar, the only adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-based therapeutic drug sold in the United States. Questcor allegedly ...

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Local Retailer on TABC Delinquent List

A local retailer has 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 effective date of ...

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Texas, Feds Reach $8.45 Million Settlement with MB2 Dental Solutions

21 affiliated practices in Texas charged with Medicaid fraud Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a settlement with MB2 Dental Solutions (MB2) and 21 affiliated pediatric dental practices. MB2 agreed to pay the United States and the State of Texas $8.45 million for alleged violations of the federal False Claims Act ...

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Tax Workshop for Forest Landowners Planned for February

As tax season in Texas approaches, have you considered brushing up on tax laws regarding timberland properties? There are many favorable tax provisions affecting timber transactions and an upcoming workshop aims to keep forest landowners and other professionals informed. Knowing the most current tax laws provides an advantage when planning ...

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Texas Investment Promoter Arrested in $6M Fraud

Bobby Eugene Guess, who promoted himself as a financial maven through radio advertising and investment seminars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was arrested Dec. 19 following his indictment on charges related to the multi-million-dollar sale of investments in an Internet advertising company. A Collin County Grand Jury indicted Guess Dec. ...

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Texas Reaches Settlement with Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Attorney General Ken Paxton recently announced that the state of Texas will receive $1,015,420 in a $19.5 million settlement that 42 other state attorneys general reached with the pharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS). The settlement stems from claims that the company violated the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act by improperly ...

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