On December 13, 2002, in the 297th District Court, Tarrant County, Kenneth Dale Ledford pleaded guilty to four indictments alleging securities violations involving the sale of Financial Federated Title and Trust, Inc./American Benefits Services, Inc. viatical certificates and Cambridge International Bank & Trust Company Ltd. certificates of deposit. He was placed on 10 years probation and ordered to pay approximately $59,000 in restitution to investors. The cause numbers were 0818579D, 0818573; 0818607; 0818608. The Presiding Judge was the Honorable R.E. Thornton.