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The Texas Investor Guide is fresh, factual, and fully updated for 2019 with information to help investors at all stages of life learn to invest wisely and avoid financial fraud. For free copies, provide a mailing address to email@example.com. The Investor Guide is available in Spanish.
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Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles revoked the registration of George A. “Gus” Marwieh , who fraudulently sold more than $5 million in pension-linked investments and real estate development notes to clients without disclosing his excessive commissions, misuse of client funds, and...
Oil and gas investments are highly speculative, complex in their financial structure, and full of jargon that’s nearly impossible for a layperson to understand. For investors whose primary goal is saving for retirement, oil and gas offerings can carry significant risks.
In the past four...
Jason A. Gilbert , the CEO of a New York-based energy company who last year was ordered to stop committing fraud in connection with an offering of unregistered investments in a multi-million-dollar oil and gas project, has made a full rescission offer to investors.
Texas and Kentucky securities regulators entered emergency orders on Sept. 16 to stop the offering of unregistered investments in an oil-drilling program in Southern Illinois that promises to produce oil wells with a minimum return of 100% within two years and monthly income for 20 years....
About the Texas Securities Board
The State Securities Board is responsible for administering and enforcing the Texas Securities Act. The mission of the State Securities Board is to protect Texas investors. Consistent with that purpose, the Agency seeks to ensure a free and competitive securities market for Texas, increase investor confidence, and thereby encourage the formation of capital and the creation of new jobs in Texas.