Closer Look Wrap Up 2/4/14
Have you ever had a phone call you didn’t recognize from the Dominic Republic or Caribbean? It could be part of a new scam called cramming. The Better Business Bureau is warns cellphone users about a new scam that can result in unauthorized charges appearing on their monthly wireless statement. The new scam is called cramming. We sat down with Tyler Patton, Regional Director of the BBB to learn more about this new scam. The practice of third parties placing unauthorized charges on wireless accounts is called “cramming.” If you have fallen for this scam, be sure to alert your cell phone carrier immediately and keep an eye on you cell phone bill. The earlier you document the fraud, the better your chances of having some or all of the charges removed. Patton says if you don’t recognize a number on your phone don’t pick up or call back and to keep a close eye on your phone bill.
The Ector County Relay For Life is hosting their annual Hearts, Hope and Honky Tonk on Feb 14th at the MCM Grande. This Valentine’s Day skip the lines and enjoy dinner and dancing that supports the American Cancer Society. For tickets contact Ervin Plumbing.
West Texas Gifts of Hope is also holding a fundraiser to help build Hope House. Hope House is a home away from home for cancer patients undergoing treatment. The Great Gatsby Fundraiser is February 8th at the La Hacienda Event Center. Call 432-352-6613 for tickets.