Cedar Park man pays restitution after alleged securities fraud

The Texas State Securities Board (TSSB) recently announced a plea agreement from Robert Patrick McGann of Cedar Park, Texas, who allegedly stole money from investors. McGann will pay full restitution of $141,234, receive seven years deferred adjudication and surrender his license to sell insurance in Texas. McGann, who has never been registered to sell securities in Texas, took money…

Texas attorney gets 20 years for fraudulent oil and gas schemes

The Texas State Securities Board just announced that a long prison sentence was handed down to Frisco, Texas attorney Kelly Gordon Rogers for first degree felony theft. Rogers was found guilty of stealing $1.3 million from investors in fraudulent oil and gas schemes. On May 28, Rogers was sentenced to 20 years in state prison and ordered to…

Top 12 Schemes of the Holidays

Gifts and appeals may seem like true love, but Better Business Bureau says be aware of the top 12 schemes of the holidays: 12. Trip Troubles: Before visiting relatives, evade overly enticing travel deals. Watch out for unexpected hotel and flight “confirmation” or “cancellation” notices—which trick consumers into clicking unsafe links to “stop” unreal reservations….

BBB Invites You to the 2011 Fall Shred Day

Your BBB is offering FREE shredding and recycling at the 7th semi-annual fall Shred Day events this month. BBB will be at the following locations collecting up to 5 boxes of paper documents for shredding and recycling. Corpus Christi: Saturday, Oct. 15, at the KIII-TV studios (5002 S. Padre Island Dr.) Austin: Saturday, Oct. 22,…