By Todd Mason, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News
Oct. 11--FORT WORTH, Texas--The letters are eye-catching, to say the least.
"It appears you have overlooked and are about to lose $1,639.48 from one or more public agencies within the state of Texas," declares one of the missives mailed locally by Karyn A. Ward, a Dallas CPA.
Her pitch: Sign the enclosed agreement promising Ward 50 percent of the refund and she'll disclose where the money is.
Save your stamps and your money. Ward is trolling for homeowners who qualify for age-related homestead exemptions. Texans have up to a year after they turn 65 to …