Nov 29
2001

On November 29, 2001, Jesse A. Aguilar of Round Rock, Texas pled guilty to conspiracy to commit securities fraud, wire fraud and mail fraud before United States District Court Judge Sam Sparks, in Austin, in connection with the fraudulent offering of Nortex Exploration, Inc. oil and gas interests. Nortex was a company operated by Mr. Aguilar that was based in Round Rock, Texas. The allegations included the misapplication of investor funds for personal purposes and the mailing of false reports of nonexistent production of oil. The investigation was conducted by the Texas Securities Board, Railroad Commission, FBI and Office of the United States Attorney.