The proposed Trans-Texas Corridor highway and rail project has already
prompted at least one con game, even though the multi-billion dollar project
isn’t even under construction yet.
that the Texas Attorney General’s office has shut down a business in Killeen, TX, that claimed it could protect property owners from having their land taken for
the corridor by eminent domain.
The company, You Can’t Take It, was reportedly using a Web site and
door-to-door scare tactics to enlist customers for a $600 fee, plus a $100-a-year
There has been no word on how many landowners signed up for the service.