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Texas DMV: Beware Flood Damaged Vehicles

Giving someone a new or used car as a graduation gift may earn you an “A” for effort, but failing to do your homework before buying could be a dangerous and costly mistake. More than eight months after Hurricane Harvey damaged an estimated 500,000 cars and trucks, Texans are still ...

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Restaurant Inspections – April 2018

Routine Health Inspections from the City of Huntsville for April 2018 Bahama Bucks Score:  92 Sanitizer bottle tested too weak 193 I-45 South #F Employees have 30 days from date of hire to obtain food handler certificate Employees personal items must be stored properly prevent cross-contamination Top  of ice block ...

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TDI: Monitor Universal Life Insurance Policies

The Texas Department of Insurance is reminding consumers with universal life insurance policies to check in with their agents every year – before they face the difficult decision of paying far more or dropping the policy. “Talk to your agent now and ask how your policy is doing,” said Texas ...

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May 31 Deadline to Claim Western Union Refunds

Attorney General Ken Paxton today reminded Texans of the May 31 deadline to submit claims in a $586 million settlement with Western Union affecting consumers who were deceived into sending payments to scam artists using the company’s wire transfer service. As many as 39,000 Texans are eligible for refunds. “Texans ...

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One Day After Order, Crypto-Miner Says It Has Stopped Sales in U.S.

Texas investors solicited   The cryptocurrency mining company Bitcoin Trading & Cloud Mining Ltd. said it is no longer accepting investments from the United States. The company’s statement came less than one day after the Texas Securities Commissioner entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order against the company. The company, known as BTCRUSH, ...

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Phantom Texas Firm Fraudulently Offering Crypto Investment

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles entered an Emergency Cease and Desist Order on May 15 to stop Wind Wide Coin Inc., an entity that says it is based in Houston, from fraudulently offering investments in a cryptocurrency trading program. The order alleges that Wind Wide Coin and three sales agents in Houston ...

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Sales Tax Holidays for Water-Efficient and ENERGY STAR® Products Set for May 26-28

Texas families and businesses can save on the purchase of certain water- and energy-efficient products during the state’s Water-Efficient Products and ENERGY STAR® sales tax holidays. Both take place Saturday, May 26, through Monday, May 28. The Texas Comptroller’s office estimates shoppers will save about $10.7 million in state and local sales tax ...

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Restaurant Inspections – March 2018

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for the month of March 2018 1. 3 Spoons Yogurt                                                                ...

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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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