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More TDLR Agreed Orders with Fines Issued – Update

We will keep this article short, but TDLR continues to issue fines and license revocations, because vehicle owners are filing complaints and everyone should file the TDLR complaint regardless the reason your vehicle is towed or booted. Therefore the latest to continue violating the law and burning the public are shown below, many whom are […]

Red River Apartments Tow Scam by Reliant Towing

The Red River Apartments located at 3301 Red River in Austin, Texas is latest report of a tow scam by Reliant Towing according to call to the Tow Hotline and photographs provided by victims. After reviewing the tow signage at this address, it has been determined not one tow sign posted meets the minimum requirements […]

Avoid Westwind Transport Due to Fraudulent Billing Practices & Death of Pedestrian

Westwind Transport, located in Big Spring, Texas is a classic example of an unscrupulous tow business, as the owner, Jerry Guest Jr commits insurance fraud on every traffic accident involving tractor trailers, that travel IH 20 and holds the “cargo” hostage until the entire tow/storage bill is paid in full.  Guest in his mind thinks […]

Southwest Tow Operators Under the Microscope by FBI & IRS

We have talked to hundreds tow company owners reference the continued calls from the Southwest Tow Operators regarding their annual membership fee and the benefit they gain from paying it. After our conversations with these owners, the majority agree, the money they ask for does nothing for them, as most continue to be issued administrative […]

Operation Dream Chasers Commences

Nine Houston based strike teams commenced operations to address rogue repo trucks taking vehicles from apartment complexes in the Tomball, Jersey Village and Bear Creek areas earlier, with 15 bait vehicles.  At approximately 2:45am, an unlicensed tow truck operator was nabbed in the process of towing a bait vehicle, whom was arrested for outstanding felony […]

Auto Return Contractor 620 Lakeside Towing Damages APD Impound

The photo above is a vehicle, impounded by the Austin Police Department after the driver was arrested for Reckless Driving, that Auto Return Contractor 620 Lakeside Towing arrived to load on the wheel-lift of a rollback to be transported to their vehicle storage facility located at 12400 ANDERSON MILL RD, AUSTIN, TX. 78726. The vehicle sustained damage […]

SXSW 2016 Predatory Towing Expected by Austin Area Tow Companies

With SXSW events in Austin beginning this week, it’s expected, the predatory illegal towing of vehicles, without a doubt will occur. This year’s festivities like the prior years, left some of those who chose to drive the Austin for the numerous SXSW events will become victims of J&J Towing, Reliant Towing, Park Right Solutions, Austin […]

The Power of a Photo From a Texas Vehicle Storage Facility

They, being vehicle storage facility operators in Texas, still don’t get it, the person who releases a vehicle can make or break your bank account, due to their attitude and responses to a vehicle owner, insurance adjuster or lien holder.  Just about everyone who must get out of bed in the early morning hours to […]

Predatory Southwest Tow Operators’ Member Longhorn Wrecker Inc Fined $43,950 by TDLR

Everyone in the DFW area knows about Longhorn Wrecker Inc, as these thieves have been stealing vehicles for years, playing the legal system to avoid prosecution by their licensing agency, the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations. Well, there day has finally come, as TDLR slammed this highly dishonest company with an administrative fine of […]

Ballpark Apartments in Austin Tow Scam by J&J Towing Targeting UT-Austin Students

Asset Campus Housing, who manages The Ballpark Apartments located at 4600 Elmont Drive in Austin, Texas has accepted financial kickbacks from J&J Towing in the form of free signage, the installation of more free signage (smaller versions of tow signs) and warning orange stickers being their name of J&J Towing. Every vehicle that has been […]

Predatory Longhorn Wrecker Inc Nailed in Illegal Towing Incident with $47,227.14

Those dishonest predatory Southwest Tow Operator member tow companies best take notice of this Judgement, as the Texas Towing Compliance tow victims are coming after you, for violating any part of the Occupations Code 2308 and you will lose. We have educated the public more than the Continuing Education Providers approved by TDLR for tow […]

Towed by Park Right, Reliant, J&J or G&G Impounding, Your Due $$$

Anyone who has their vehicle towed away or charged a drop fee by Park Right Solutions, Reliant Towing, J&J Towing or G&G Impounding, your vehicle has been illegally towed, regardless of the reason towed. For starters, the tow signs bearing the name of Reliant and J&J Towing are illegal due to missing or added text […]

Black Bull’s Attorney Thinks TDLR Requested Penalty is To High

Seth Lightfoot is an attorney, his employer (Black Bull owner’s brother) represents Black Bull in all legal matters. In our opinion, Mr. Lightfoot is no different from Jonathan Bruce or Mark Hull, who also represents criminal organizations that target the public in cities across Texas, Bruce, the Southeast region and Lightfoot, the DFW region.  The […]

Reason Towed: No Parking Permit – You Will Collect

If your vehicle is towed from or booted or charged a drop fee at an apartment complex, condominium, HOA or a business parking lots and the release documents from the vehicle storage facility, tow or booting company states: “No Parking Permit“, “Double Parked“, “Parked Over The Line“, Not Parked Between the Lines“, “Parked on the […]

More TDLR Fines = More Revenue for Texas General Fund from Licensees

Licensees continue to believe they can get away with doing something against the law when nobody is watching, but their chances of not getting caught is growing slimmer by the day. Many of these latest round of Administrative Orders are proof, regardless the towing association one might be a member of, none of them are […]

Old TDLR Complaints Comeback to Bite With A Vengeance

There is never a dull moment when comes to the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation when you are issued one their agency’s occupations license. Case in point: Tony Belmonte in 2014 owned Master Auto Body & Paint Vehicle Storage Facility, at a time when his company was at the brunt complaints being filed with […]

John Deloach Drives to the Travis County Courthouse For Nothing…

John Deloach, owner of predatory Bexar Towing in San Antonio, drove from his house located at 13214 Vista Del Mundo, San Antonio (everyone towed by Bexar is encouraged to visit Deloach at his house regardless the time of day) to the Travis County Courthouse just the see me at Court. While I realize John is […]

Bobby Joe New Bribes Constable Danny Thomas with $2500 for No-Bid Tow Contract

Evidence to support Southside Wrecker Inc Bobby New’s claims of having the Austin Police Department in his back pocket has surfaced once again that should without a doubt raise red flags with the FBI Public Corruption Probe. Travis County JP 1 Danny Thomas retired from the Austin Police Department, after retirement, Thomas campaigned for the […]

Dealing with Avalon Storage Services in Fort Worth Owned by Nick Massey

Nick Massey’s Avalon Storage Services screwed themselves earlier yesterday afternoon by failing to provide any information on who authorized the tow, not to mention charging storage after telling a vehicle owner their credit card machine was broken, failing to provide the VS011 form and then not allowing a vehicle owner to remove his vehicle with […]

Marty’s City Auto Stung After Burning Vehicle Owner at VSF – $1750 TDLR Fine

Several months ago, we received a letter from an attorney representing this company claiming our website slandered Marty’s reference an article where we stated this company routinely violates the law and tows vehicles without the owner’s consent in violation of State Law. Our response to this attorney, which never responded, they are crooks, is not […]

Action Wrecker Service – Fort Worth Slammed with $18,000 TDLR Fine

Action Wrecker Service, in Fort Worth, has preyed on TCU students by employing unlicensed tow truck operators to basically steal vehicles, by towing them from parking lots with zero tow signs posted. Their storage lot is a complete disgrace, as they are dismantling and working on vehicles within their storage lot. A TCEQ complaint was […]

Two Year Battle over Illegal Towing & Corrupt RGV Judge Results in Win For Victim

Mariana Trevino Wright contacted us back two years ago about a predatory tow scam taking place in Pharr, Texas involving RR Rapid Towing. The education she learned from our website enabled her to expose a corrupt Judge (Bobby Contreras) and tow company owner. After two years, the State Commission of Judicial Conduct ruled Judge Contreras […]

Customz Wrecker Service Paying Cash Bribes To Steal Accounts of Other Tow Companies

Randy Mulkins, accounts manager for highly dishonest Customz Wrecker Service, was recorded in a sting operation where it was stated, they would pay $20 per vehicle to drop their current tow company, to allow Customz to be their preferred tow company. This nature of bribe is a perfect example of a Southwest Tow Operators member […]

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