News Releases

Nov 11
2016

Honoring Veterans With Financial Guidance

To honor our military, the Texas State Securities Board offers two resource-packed financial guides to help veterans and active members of the military make confident, informed financial decisions.

Two publications – the Veterans Handbook: Tactics for Civilian Life and A Salute to Smart...

Nov 10
2016

Annual Registration Renewal Fees Due

Securities dealer and investment adviser registrations and notice filings for investment advisers, as well as those for their agents and representatives, expire at the end of the calendar year.

Renewal statements were sent to registrants the week of November 8, 2016.

Failure to...

Nov 9
2016

North Texas Oil and Gas Scammer Sentenced to 22 Years

Susan Gay Pruitt, who sold interests in phantom oil and gas exploration projects in Texas and three other states, was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Tuesday in Collin County State District Court.

Pruitt pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering on Monday as her trial was about to...

Enforcement Actions: Administrative

Oct 14
2016

Order No. IC16-SUS-17

In the Matter of the Investment Adviser Registration of J. Pinkernell Global Wealth LLC and the Investment Adviser Representative Registration of Jens Pinkernell: Suspension

Enforcement Actions: Criminal & Civil

Nov 17
2016

Timothy Lloyd Booth: Indicted

Timothy Lloyd Booth of Plano was indicted for securities fraud and other charges in connection with raising $6.3 million from investors in StaMedia Inc. of Dallas, an internet advertising company, and spending some of the funds on luxury automobiles and other personal expenses.

Booth...

Nov 8
2016

Susan Gay Pruitt: Sentenced, 22 Years

Susan Gay Pruitt, who sold interests in phantom oil and gas exploration projects in Texas and three other states, was sentenced to 22 years in prison on Nov. 8 in Collin County State District Court.

Pruitt pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering on Nov. 7 as her trial was about to...

Sep 22
2016

Cammie R. Booth: Indicted

Cammie R. Booth of Plano was indicted Sept. 22 in Collin County State District Court on one count of securing execution of document by deception and six counts of making false statements to obtain property or credit.

The indictment alleges that Booth made false statements to automobile...

Publications

Texas Investor Guide

Our flagship publication, providing time-tested strategies for investing wisely and avoiding the devastating effects of financial fraud.

Salute to Smart Investing cover

A Salute to Smart Investing

To help active military members achieve financial security, Salute covers investment "basic training," retirement planning, avoiding scams – and much more