On December 7, 2001, Judge R.E. Thornton for the 297th District Court for Tarrant County, Texas found Sharon June Hutchison guilty of ten counts of selling securities without being registered as a securities dealer or agent. Hutchison worked as a sales agent for CMI Financial, located in Fort Worth, Texas. She sold Financial Federated Title & Trust viaticated insurance benefits to investors for American Benefits Services Inc. Ms. Hutchison was remanded to the custody of the Tarrant County Sheriff to await sentencing. The cause number is 0818567.