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Lost & Found

Lost: Female German Shepherd, Aug. 13, Oak Hollow and Hwy. 87, La Vernia, mostly black with tan on legs, white on chest. Reward for safe return, call 210-296-1183.

VideoFound 08/20 on Palo Verde Floresville. The Estates of Eagle Creek subdivision. Please call 210-487-8284 or 210-831-1343. Please help this little one find their home.

VideoFound senior female beagle/mix in Whispering Oaks. Blind and deaf. No identification. Call or text 210-259-6977.
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*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
Sears Hometown Store in Floresville, Texas is hiring warehouse/delivery driver and full-time sales associates. Applicants must be self-motivated with great customer service and sales experience. Management skills and bilingual is a plus. Qualified applicants may apply in person at 2301 10th., Floresville. No calls please.
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September 27, 2011 | 1,886 views | 3 comments

BBB cautions consumers to confirm calls before leaving home

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- Better Business Bureau advises consumers to be wary of unsolicited calls claiming they have won gift cards from local stores. The scam is meant to lure people away from their homes, giving burglars the opportunity to break in.

Consumers will receive a call from someone alleging to be from a local store. The unknown caller claims the consumer has won a gift card and asks the consumer to come to the store and claim his or her prize.

When the consumers arrive at the store to claim the prize, they find out that there is no gift card and there never was. Once they return home, they discover their house has been burglarized.

BBB recommends the following tips to protect you from becoming a victim:

Ask questions. Callers should identify who they are, who they work for and how you supposedly won the prize. Generally, you cannot win a prize if you have not entered a contest.

Be cautious of unknown callers. If someone calls stating you have “won” or been “gifted” or “prized” with anything of value, think twice and act smart. Especially if the callers use the name of an official entity, make certain that you go “off the call” and contact the official entity to confirm the information.

Report all suspicious behavior. If you fall victim to a similar scam, report the burglary immediately to your local police so they can begin an investigation.

To check the reliability of a company and find trustworthy businesses, visit bbb.org.
 

Your Opinions and Comments

 
janice rosier  
dallas, TX  
October 3, 2011 1:57am
 
oops.. think i got the site spelled wrong..it's http://www.callercenter.com you know, just in case you need to check out on a number... i hope everybody helps in spreading this information. if you know any site thAt can help ... More ›

 
janice rosier  
dallas, TX  
October 3, 2011 1:53am
 
it's really not safe anymore...like what happened to my friend Trisha, she got a call from an anonymous person and been harassed big time..i told her to report the number to authorities and post it on her blogs so everyone knows. ... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
September 27, 2011 9:06am
 
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