May 9

Norman Paul Cowart, Sr., of Fort Worth, Texas, pled guilty on May 9, 2006 in the 27th District Court, Bell County, Texas, Cause No.'s 56138; 56139; and 56140, to violations of the registration requirements of the Texas Securities Act. Cowart was sentenced to 10 years confinement in the Institutional Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.