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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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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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