Jul 25

On July 25, 2002, the Fourteenth Court of Appeals affirmed the convictions of Burrell Murchison and Richard Murchison for securities fraud, in Harris County , Texas. The case involved the alleged fraudulent sale of debentures issued by the Murchison Group, Inc. to investors in Harris County. The Murchisons were each sentenced to 16 years in jail after a jury trial. The Appeals Court Cause Numbers are: 14-00-00305,06-CR and the trial court cause numbers were 806,011 and 806,012.