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Daniel Christopher Walsh , a Galveston oilman who made money by keeping investor funds in his pockets – not in the ground, drilling wells –was sentenced to 18 years in state prison on July 12 after reaching a plea agreement in his fraud trial in Wichita County.
Walsh pleaded guilty to...
Grove Capital Management Inc . paid a $5,000 fine and has been ordered to improve its compliance procedures after failing for eight years to use a form designed to provide disclosures to clients in plain language.
Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles on July 9 entered a...
Metals.com , a firm accused of convincing older Texans to liquidate securities held with registered investment firms and use the proceeds to buy precious metals, has agreed to offer a full refund to 84 Texas investors.
The amount of refunds will be made public once all investors have...
In soliciting Texans for investments in oil wells promising annualized returns of up to 70%, Michael E. Patman of Woodland Resources LLC is touting his decades of earning profits for investors through oil and gas drilling programs.
Patman’s public record, however, shows a gusher of debt...
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