Derek A. Nelson: Indicted

Mar 25

Derek A. Nelson of Edmond, Oklahoma, who allegedly stole $12 million from U.S. investors in a real estate investment program, was indicted March 25 in Collin County State District Court on charges of securities fraud, theft, and money laundering. According to the indictment, Nelson sold and offered for sale shares in a real estate-based program called CMHC Investment Program, but failed to disclose that CMHC was not earning sufficient profits from the buying, rehabilitating, renting, and sale of properties to make payments to investors.