Texas Attorney General warns of fraudsters selling âdesignation of homeseteadâ
The Texas Attorney General’s office warned consumers Wednesday of a scam in which businesses send misleading letters offering a “designation of homestead” to property owners, if they pay a fee.
Homestead exemptions are available free to property owners in Texas.
Attorney General Ken Paxton said his office has received 100 complaints to date from individuals who received similar letters.
Paxton urged consumers to report any solicitation letters that seem suspicious to the attorney general’s office.
“My office is actively reviewing all of the complaints and we will take whatever legal steps... read more
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