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Tipton No Longer Practicing Law

Francisco Tipton turned in his resignation in lieu of disciplinary actions taken back in September 2017 by the State Bar of Texas.  During the last six months, 24 people have reached out to Fox News South Texas, with complaints against Tipton.  After a complaint pile-up on Tipton, the State Bar of Texas, took action with a fully probated suspension.  Most recently, the Supreme Court of Texas, accepted his resignation, citing it is in the public’s best interest and despite feeling scammed, Tipton is now prohibited from practicing law in the state of Texas.  As part of his resignation, he was...

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Police Search For Missing Attorney

HARLINGEN (KFXV) — Police continue searching for a missing lawyer. It’s been three days since his family last heard from him. 62-year-old, Ernesto Gonzales was to meet his sister outside his law firm, but Gonzales never showed up. Harlingen police asking the community to help find Ernesto Gonzales after his sister reported not being able to contact him. They were to meet at his office in the 1600 block of South “F” Street. Tuesday morning, Gonzales’ vehicle was parked outside his practice, but he was not there. Family and friends have not been able reach him. Concerned for his...

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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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EXCLUSIVE: Former Edcouch Judge Arrested for Drug Charges

EDCOUCH (KFXV) — A Fox News Investigation: Tonight we have confirmed the arrest of a former Edcouch Municipal Judge, Daniel Guzmán. He remains in federal custody tonight on drug-related charges. It’s a story you’ll only see here on Fox. Daniel Guzman, II who took over as Alderman for the city of Edcouch in 2013 is behind bars tonight in Montgomery, Alabama on drug-related charges. As part of an investigation by Fox News, we were able to confirm the arrest of Guzman through the district attorney’s office in Alabama. After a joint investigation by the DEA offices in McAllen and...

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EXCLUSIVE: Legal Battle Between Hidalgo Co. Political Rivals

HIDALGO COUNTY (KFXV) — A lawsuit filed Wednesday involving two former political rivals alleges money laundering. The lawsuit was filed by former Hidalgo County Precinct One Commissioner AC Cuellar, against current commissioner, Daniel Fuentes. According to court documents, Weslaco1 attorney, Ezequiel Reyna, Jr. made significant contributions to Fuentes’ campaign– and conspired to launder cash through Fuentes’ personal checking accoun. We also reached out to attorney Ezequiel Reyna — who told fox news – he hasn’t seen the lawsuit but says he is sure the petition has no facts to support the allegations being made. Adding, it is inappropriate to...

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