Tag: credit cards

Brownsville Police issue warning on a new scam

The Brownsville Police Department would like to advise the public about a recent shipping scam that’s come to light. The company/suspect will contact you via email phone or web offering you a chance to make money from home by inspecting and shipping items that will be mailed to you. You’ll then be sent a credit card that you use to make purchases and ship those items to where the company says. It’s believed that these credit cards are cloned cards and in actuality, you’ll be buying things with a possible stolen card. Don’t fall for this scam. The suspects...

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Weslaco Police Arrest Man on Thousands of Dollars Worth of Credit Card Theft

Now to a FOX 2 News exclusive, Weslaco police arrest a 21-year-old wanted on several charges, including credit card theft. With a bond set at almost $150,000 authorities say this man will be off the streets for a while. Judge Samuel Sanchez tells FOX 2 News the 21-year-old was not a stranger to police. With the assistance of the us marshals fugitive task force, Weslaco police arrested José Angel Guerra in the city of Weslaco at approximately 8 this morning. “The credit card abuse started with the theft of the vehicle. The credit cards were in the vehicle that...

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Man Caught Stealing Wallet On Camera

Brownsville (KFXV) – Brownsville police ask for the assistance of our Fox 2 News viewers to help identify a person of interest. The man seen in the surveillance video takes a wallet with identification and credit cards. If you have any information that can help authorities identify the suspect you are asked to all the Brownsville Crime Stoppers at (956) 546 – 8477. Caught Stealing...

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Homeowner’s Insurance: What it Covers, What it Excludes

You pay hundreds of dollars for homeowner’s insurance. It’s required coverage for everyone who takes out a mortgage, yet people seldom go over the fine print of their policy, to find out what is covered, the dollar amount, and any deductibles. Before disaster strikes, why not inform yourself about how, exactly, your homeowner’s insurance protects you?   Your Home’s Structure Homeowner’s insurance will pay toward the rebuilding of your home if it is damaged or destroyed by certain natural disasters. (These include fire, lightning, hail, hurricanes, and if you live in Florida, “catastrophic ground cover collapse” — sinkholes, in...

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