Alleged Crime & Real Estate

Yes, It’s a Probably Scam — There’s No Such Thing as a $34K House in Knox-Henderson

By Bethany Erickson / August 28, 2018 / 0 Comments
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Every so often, I’ll get tipped about a listing in Dallas that seems too good to be true — a scam, some might say. Sometimes you get photos of the inside, and immediately understand why the Realtor or owner chose a bargain price. Other times, you know immediately it’s a scam. And that’s what happened Friday […]

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Duped (?) Berkshire Hathaway Agent Taken for Ride … to Court

By Jon Anderson / August 1, 2018 / 0 Comments

Before we begin, I already know have a sick sense of humor with regards to gullibility. For real estate agents, I suspect this is partly a cautionary tale of celebrity blindness. Debbie Hymen, an agent with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services KoenigRubloff Realty Group (say that three times fast) apparently began showing Ricco Garrett (stage name […]

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Nancy Carroll Pleads Guilty to Stealing More than $1.6 Million from Title Company

By Candy Evans / August 15, 2017 / 3 Comments

Your worst real estate nightmare: You close on your home, but the sales funds actually don’t pay off your mortgage. Enter Nancy Carroll, the prominent Southlake title agent whose title company was raided by the Texas Department of Insurance about a year and a half ago. Regulators said they were looking for $3 million missing […]

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Feds Indict 21 on Alleged Luxury Hospital Kickback Scheme: Now Where Do They Live?

By Candy Evans / December 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

I want to make something perfectly clear: an indictment does not mean you are guilty. And U.S. medical law is very complex, a difficult road to navigate. It is also my personal belief that sometimes the medical community is held to higher standards than any other profession while payment for services is tightly regulated by […]

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