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Texas Investor Guide

Investors have more responsibility than ever for achieving their financial goals, but many don't feel equipped to make informed decisions. The Investor Guide offers time-tested strategies for investing wisely – and tactics for avoiding financial fraud.
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Honoring Veterans With Financial Education Guides and the Top Resources for Military

Financial education publications for veterans and active military, and a guide to the leading resources for the military, highlight the Texas State Securities Board’s commitment to the nation’s armed forces on this Veterans Day.

Two publications – the Veterans Handbook: Tactics for...

Stock Trader Indicted In $5 Million Investment Scheme

Michael Anthony Collins of Alice was indicted Oct. 26 on charges of securities fraud, theft, and money laundering for allegedly stealing at least $5 million from investors who sunk money into his stock-trading operation.

The indictment alleges that from 2013 through mid-2015, Collins...

Securities Dealer Fined for Role in Sales of 'Alternatives'

WFG Investments Inc. of Dallas was reprimanded and fined $175,000 for failing to determine whether the sales of alternative investments exposed clients to excessive risk.

The Disciplinary Order , entered Sept. 3 by Securities Commissioner John Morgan, found that WFG violated the...

Three-Time Felon Indicted for Short-Term Loan Program

Larry David Eckenrode of McKinney, a three-time felon, was arrested Sept. 29 and faces securities fraud, theft, and money laundering charges related to his sale of investments in a short-term lending program that was allegedly making loans to international fuel businesses. A Collin County grand...

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