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Texas A.G. Blocks Immigration Scammer

From the official website, July 25, 2012: Attorney General Abbott Charges Austin Group with Providing Unauthorized Legal Services State’s enforcement action cites Gabriella Paneque and other defendants for offering unlawful immigration services AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Greg...

Lawsuit: Austin Business Fleeced Immigrants

"The Texas attorney general's office has frozen the assets of an Austin-based group that it says broke state laws by promising immigration assistance to clients — sometimes for large sums of money — that it did not deliver, officials said Wednesday. Travis County state District Judge...

Texas A.G. Shuts Down Immigration Scammers; $930K in Penalties Assessed

"Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has resolved the State’s enforcement action against Austin-based legal services provider Just for People, Inc. In July 2012, the State charged Just for People, its directors and its affiliates with providing unauthorized legal advice, document preparation...

Texas A.G. Sues Immigration Scammer

"The state attorney general has accused a San Antonio man of pretending to be an immigration lawyer and has filed a lawsuit to make him stop the practice. Donato Arredondo, 62, solicited $171,000 in fees from immigrants in Austin two years ago to help them obtain legal status in the United States...

Texas Sues Immigration Scammers: State v. Driskell

"NOW COMES Plaintiff, STATE OF TEXAS (hereinafter, ‘State”), acting by and through he Attorney General, GREG ABBOTT, and on behalf of the public interest, complaining of Defendants GEORGE ALLEN DRISKELL JR., ALEJANDRA DRISKELL A/K/A ALEJANDRA ALVAREZ DE DYER D/B/A DRISKELL ALEJANDRA...

Lawsuit: Scammers Trolled Immigration Jails for Clients

"As immigrants waited in South Texas detention centers to get legal help, a Boerne woman says she trolled the centers to round up clients for three immigration lawyers and eventually for herself, keeping a cut of attorneys fees in an illegal practice that went on for two years, court records show...