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Contractor Wanted For Theft

Contractor Wanted For Theft

The Primera Police Department on the lookout for a suspect accused of theft. According to the Chief of Police Manuel Trevino, a Primera resident signed a contract in October 2019 with 40-year-old Joesph Nicolas Green for a project that was never completed. Trevino says he made contact with the suspect but was told he wouldn’t respond […]

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Suspects Wanted For Credit Card Abuse

Suspects Wanted For Credit Card Abuse

Police in Brownsville have identified two suspects accused of credit card fraud.  40-year-old Mari Lou Andrade and 28-year-old Roxanna Ruby Rubio have an arrest warrant. If you recognize these women, you are asked to contact authorities anonymously at 956-546-8477. You could earn a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest. 

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Business Owner Arrested After Mulitple Fraud Reports

Business Owner Arrested After Mulitple Fraud Reports

A construction company owner is arrested and formally charged.  Juan Carlos Carranza who owns Newmark Homes was detained after several people reported him to authorities for alleged fraud. He was given a 150-thousand dollar bond for theft of property. Carranza had been previously charged with theft of service. He has been transported to the Hidalgo […]

Laredo Police Warn Residents About Cable Fraud

Laredo Police Warn Residents About Cable Fraud

Police are sending out an alert on a new type of scam that involves the installation of satellite cable. So far, Laredo Police have received two cases. Authorities want the community to remain alert and be careful if someone goes to your house offering a discounted rate on home satellite cable service. “Most of the […]

Brownsville man Arrested After Allegedly Scamming Priest

Brownsville man Arrested After Allegedly Scamming Priest

A Brownsville man is behind bars for allegedly scamming a local priest out of 20-thousand dollars.  Cameron County Special Investigations Unit arrested 31-year-old Hector Alberto Salinas Sunday at the Veteran’s International Bridge. According to authorities, the victim was interested in purchasing an undeveloped property for 20 thousand dollars through Salinas who claimed to be a […]

Judge Rules Fraud Was Committed In City Of Mission Mayoral Election

Judge Rules Fraud Was Committed In City Of Mission Mayoral Election

Today, a judge declares enough evidence was presented during the past two weeks to determine fraud was committed during current Mission mayor’s campaign. Armando Ocana’s legal team gave their final arguments today. They claim the judge could not possibly know whether the 157 votes submitted gave Ocana the mayor position. Despite their argument, the judge […]

FBI Releases Picture Of Doctor Accused Of Fraud

FBI Releases Picture Of Doctor Accused Of Fraud

After several doctors were being mistaken for Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada, the FBI released this picture to Fox News South Texas. Following a request to FBI officials, we were able to provide this photo to help avoid further confusion. Yesterday we brought you a story of a Brownsville doctor who was mistaken and therefore affected by […]

Doctor Accused Of Fraud And Money Laundering Faces Judge

Doctor Accused Of Fraud And Money Laundering Faces Judge

Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada, a physician based in the Rio Grande Valley is accused of health care fraud and international money laundering, totaling 240 million dollars. Zamora-Quezada was in court today to see if he would go into custody or be let out on bond. At the moment the FBI is hoping to find people who […]

Tipton No Longer Practicing Law

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 […]

Clients Accuse Lawyer of Fraud; He Says He’s a Victim, Too

Clients Accuse Lawyer of Fraud; He Says He’s a Victim, Too

McAllen (KFXV) — Several complaints have been made against an immigration attorney. Some residents from Hidalgo and Cameron counties claiming they paid for legal services that they never received. Several people have come forward claiming they paid for the services offered by immigration attorney, Francisco Tipton, but have not actually received them. These are some […]

A victim of Briseno Construction has come forward

A victim of Briseno Construction has come forward

Penitas (KFXV) A woman has come forward as one of the victims of two women accused of fraud. I spoke to a woman who claims she paid thousands of dollars to Briseno Construction but has yet to see her home. This woman who asked to only be referred to as Mrs. Mendoza said her family […]

Police Search for Fraud Suspects

Police Search for Fraud Suspects

Weslaco (KFXV) — Police released a new picture of the male suspect involved in the fraudulent purchase at a furniture store. Weslaco Police say a man and a woman walked into Max Fine Furniture at the 500 block of Business 83 where the male suspect applied for credit towards the purchase of several items. Authorities […]