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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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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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TxDMV Informs Owners of Flood-Damaged Vehicles of Duty to Brand Their Title

Texans urged “Don’t let the future owner of your vehicle be the next victim of Hurricane Harvey.” With an estimated 500,000 to one million cars and trucks ruined in recent floods from Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) is reminding Texans whose vehicles were flood damaged of ...

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Phone Scam Alert

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The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation received reports of a man calling TDLR license holders to demand money or payment via Green Dot MoneyPak cards. The caller says the license holder must pay for a class as part of a TDLR penalty, and threatens to close the business. The ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – September 2017

Routine health inspections from the city of Huntsville for the month of September 2017 1. 3 Spoons Yogurt                                                                  ...

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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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DBA Filings – September 2017

Assumed Names (doing business as) filed in Walker County, Texas during the month of September 2017 Assumed Name Owner 1 Owner 2 1 Deep Clothing Olawaiye, Ayodele Matthew Allen’s Tire & Service Center Allen, Ronald Bearkat Storage Solutions Simmen, Will Collins, Jim Brian Keith Johnson Jr Johnson, Keith B Brock/Franklin ...

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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – August 2017

Routine health inspections from the city of Huntsville for August 2017 1. 12th Street Bar                                                                        ...

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