On August 14, 2000, John Colmant Rockett was sentenced to 51 months in prison followed by three years supervised release and ordered to pay restitution of $2,532.960. Rockett pled guilty to two counts of mail fraud and seven counts of interstate transportation of stolen property stemming from a fourteen count indictment. The indictment charged Rockett with defrauding investors who purchased interests offered and sold through Rockett's company, Pro-Tex Corporation. Rockett was sentenced by Judge Vanessa Gilmore in the Unitied States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division. The cause number for the case is criminal no. H-99-14.