Local neighborhoods hit by door-to-door sales scams

January 2, 2013

AUSTIN – Knock, knock. Who’s there? It’s no joke though when the person knocking at your door is trying to get your money by telling a story that your donation will help pay her college tuition while buying books for patients at Dell Children’s Hospital.

It sounds too good to be true, and that’s exactly what Louise Joy thought as she listened to the young woman who showed up on her doorstep in the Granada Hills neighborhood on a recent Saturday afternoon.

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