Tag: Better Business Bureau

BBB Gives Embattled Lawyer ‘F’ Rating

MCALLEN (KFXV) — We continue to follow the story of Francisco Tipton, a lawyer that’s had several supposed clients come forward claiming they have not received services they’ve paid for. In fact, our newsroom has had several calls from alleged clients – just today we received 5. Tonight, we speak to the Better Business Bureau about how they’re handling reports coming in about the same lawyer. The Better Business Bureau tells Fox News, they’ve received two complaints about attorney Francisco Tipton– his law firm according to the BBB stands at an “F” rating. As alleged victims keep coming forward,...

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Experts Warn of Phone Scams

McAllen (KFXV) — Phone calls from an unknown number asking for money — that’s what one man from the valley claims happened to him. He recorded the conversation and wants to warn our community to avoid falling prey to scammers during tax season. We spoke to a man who nearly became a victim of a phone scam. Experts say the first thing to do is to take control of the situation. This McAllen resident says he was even provided with a case number so he decided to make the phone call worried that he may be in any kind...

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ALERT: Authorities Warn of Used Car Scam

Hidalgo County (KFXV) — Authorities are alerting the community of possible used car frauds during tax season. A scam – experts say – mostly occurs when buying from a private vendor which could leave you as the owner of a stolen car. It’s recommended you do not to give payment for the vehicle before checking – the car title that includes the vendor’s name, and reviewing the car history. For information on certified dealerships, you may visit the better business bureau website at...

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