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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – November 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for November 2017 1. Bahama Bucks                                                                        ...

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Real Estate Swindler Sentenced to 15 Years

James Elton “Jim” Warr of Austin, who promised guaranteed returns from investing in real estate, was sentenced to 15 years in state prison on Dec. 1 after his conviction in Travis County on four first-degree felony counts. Warr, 69, stole $1.1 million from individuals who bought investment contracts in unregistered real estate ...

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TSSB Issues Top 10 Investor Threats

by Texas State Securities Board staff We don’t mean to add to the stress of this long holiday season, but there is another kind of stress that makes decisions about holiday decorations look like a walk in the park. It’s financial stress, and making ill-advised investment decisions is a leading ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – October 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for October 2017 1. Addi’s Ice, LLC                                                                      ...

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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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39,000 Texans May Be Eligible for Refunds Now in Western Union Settlement

Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the refund program for the Western Union settlement in January 2017 is now underway. Approximately 39,000 Texans may be eligible for refunds, which will be distributed from a $586 million nationwide fund to benefit consumers who were deceived into sending payments to fraudsters ...

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DBA Filings – October 2017

Assumed Name (doing business as) filings in Walker County, Texas for the month of October 2017 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 3 Spoons Yogurt Amaya Ventures LLC ASAP Car Haulers Anderson, Donnis Jr B & D Services Byrd, Thomas Big & Little Roof’s Carrico, Jason Spell, Maurice Big Picture ...

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Woodlands Adviser Sentenced to 5 Years

Lawrence Allen DeShetler, an investment adviser in The Woodlands, convinced five clients – two of whom were in their 80s – to cash out legitimate investments and transfer the money to him so he could get them higher returns. DeShetler instead deposited the money into bank accounts over which he ...

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Huntsville Main Street Launches Shop Small-Shop Local Campaign

Downtown Huntsville businesses are participating in Main Street’s new Shop Small-Shop Local campaign for the month of November, by reminding our community to shop locally from Wednesday, November 1 through Friday, December 1, 2017. For every $20.00 spent in a participating downtown small business, customers will receive one ticket to be entered ...

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Woodlands-Area Adviser Suspended 90 Days, Firm Fined $15,000

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on Oct. 23 entered a Disciplinary Order that suspended investment adviser John Michael McDonough for 90 days and fined 212 Advisory Group LLC $15,000 for violating a previous agreement regarding securities regulations. The Securities Commissioner in 2015 approved McDonough’s registration as an investment adviser representative in Texas with 212 Advisory Group, ...

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