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Texas News: HOUSTON, John Patrick Acord, Seller of Shipping Containers Heads to Prison for Securities Scheme

HOUSTON, Texas – A 54-year-old resident of Kingwood and Panama City, Panama, has been ordered to federal prison for mail fraud and ordered to pay more than $8 million in restitution, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Steven Patrick Jones pleaded guilty May 1, 2014. Today, U.S. District Judge Gray Miller, who accepted the guilty plea, … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, John Patrick Acord, Seller of Shipping Containers Heads to Prison for Securities Scheme

Texas News: HOUSTON, Houston Pair Charged with Defrauding Dr. Pepper Snapple

HOUSTON, Texas – Two people have been charged with conspiracy to commit mail fraud and mail fraud for their participation in a scheme to defraud Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. (DPSG), announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Authorities took Joseph A. Isaac, 52, of Houston, into custody today, He is expected to make his initial appearance … Continue reading Texas News: HOUSTON, Houston Pair Charged with Defrauding Dr. Pepper Snapple

Texas News: Oil-and-Gas Businessman, Christopher A. Faulkner Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors out of Millions

Texas – Texas oil-and-gas mogul Christopher A. Faulkner has pleaded guilty to securities fraud, engaging in illegal monetary transactions, and tax evasion, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox announced today. A frequent media commentator and self-proclaimed “frack master,” Faulkner, 41, admits he bilked investors out of millions of dollars and … Continue reading Texas News: Oil-and-Gas Businessman, Christopher A. Faulkner Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Investors out of Millions

Texas News: Texas couple who had thousands of online sales of fentanyl and other drugs pleaded guilty to drug crimes

Texas – A Texas couple who had thousands of online sales of fentanyl and other drugs pleaded guilty to drug crimes. Matthew and Holly Roberts pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and other crimes. They are scheduled to be sentenced on Feb. 7, 2019. The Roberts are both 35 and from San Antonio. … Continue reading Texas News: Texas couple who had thousands of online sales of fentanyl and other drugs pleaded guilty to drug crimes

Texas News: Amid Bribery Scandal, Former Dallas City Councilman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Texas – This morning, four-term Dallas City Councilman Larry Duncan, a former president of Dallas County Schools’ Board of Trustees, pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion before Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. The charge stems from the federal investigation into the … Continue reading Texas News: Amid Bribery Scandal, Former Dallas City Councilman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Texas News: Plano Man, Alfred Pick Sentenced to 7 Years for Firearms Violation

PLANO, Texas – A 70-year-old Plano, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for a firearms violation in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown. Alfred Pick pleaded guilty on May 22, 2018, to a charge of possession of a firearm while an unlawful user of a controlled substance and … Continue reading Texas News: Plano Man, Alfred Pick Sentenced to 7 Years for Firearms Violation

Texas News: Violent Pimp, Alan Nash Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

Texas – A Dallas-area pimp who preyed on teenage girls was sentenced to life in prison this afternoon, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. Alan Nash, 41, was convicted in April of sex trafficking of children, conspiracy to commit sex trafficking, sex trafficking through force, fraud or coercion, transportation … Continue reading Texas News: Violent Pimp, Alan Nash Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

Texas News: Collin County Man, James Gerard Temme Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud Scheme

PLANO, Texas – A 50-year-old Plano, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today. James Gerard Temme pleaded guilty on Oct. 11, 2017, to wire fraud and was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison on Oct. 16, 2018 by … Continue reading Texas News: Collin County Man, James Gerard Temme Sentenced for Mortgage Fraud Scheme