Enforcement Actions Criminal Civil

Jun 8

Daniel Rodriguez Bryand: 10 Years Community Supervision

June 8, 2019, 227th District Court of Bexar County, order of deferred adjudication, defendant placed on community supervision for 10 years.
May 1

Danny Ray Digman and Donald Gregg Titus: Indicted

Danny Ray Digman, who served time in state prison in the early 2000s for operating a fraudulent investment program based on the revenue from mobile ATMs in Central Texas, was indicted May 1 in Randall County on multiple felony charges for allegedly perpetrating the same ATM fraud in the Texas...
Mar 12

William Neil Gallagher: Indicted

William Neil “Doc” Gallagher, who promoted his investment business on Christian radio and in books like “Jesus Christ, Money Master,” was arrested March 8 on first-degree state felony charges of securities fraud and money laundering in Dallas County. Prosecutors disclosed the arrest on March 12. In...
Feb 19

Christopher Matthew Meredith: Indicted

Christopher Matthew Meredith was indicted Feb. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas on charges that he defrauded individuals in Brenham who invested in a company Meredith said would open medical marijuana dispensaries in conjunction with the federal government. Meredith...
Dec 17

James A. Reid: Indicted

A Travis County grand jury on Dec. 17 indicted James A. Reid, a former stockbroker in Austin, on first-degree felony charges of securities fraud, money laundering, and theft in connection with a short-term investments fund he operated at his company, Reid Capital LLC. Reid sold investments in a "365...
Dec 7

Juan Miguel Lopez: Sentenced, 79 Years

A Dallas County state court jury sentenced Juan Miguel Lopez to 79 years in prison on Dec. 7 – one year for each of the victims Lopez defrauded in a $4.9 million scheme involving the sale of business contracts to fund small business loans. The jury found Lopez guilty on charges of money laundering...
Nov 28

Brian Keith Alfaro: Indicted

A federal grand jury in San Antonio indicted Brian Keith Alfaro on Nov. 28 on eight counts of mail fraud for allegedly defrauding investors in Primera Energy LLC, the oil and gas exploration company he owned. The indictment alleges that Alfaro misrepresented to investors that their money would be...
Nov 20

Allan Jacob Barber: 10 Years Probation, Restitution

Allan Jacob Barber of Houston, who pleaded guilty to the fraudulent sale of a security and theft of property in Fort Bend County District Court, was sentenced Nov. 20 to 30 days in state jail, 10 years' probation, and a $10,000 fine. Barber was also ordered to pay $208,976 in restitution to the...
Nov 19

Raymond Michael Malone: Indicted

A Dallas County grand jury indicted Raymond Michael Malone on Nov. 19 on charges of securities fraud and theft related to the sale of investment contracts in his company, MM Capital LLC. According to the indictment, Malone engaged in fraud by representing to the investor that the money would be used...
Oct 23

Steven Patrick Jones: Sentenced, 85 Months

Steven Patrick Jones, one of three operators of a fraudulent shipping containers scheme, was sentenced to 85 months in federal prison on Oct. 23 and ordered to pay $8.2 million in restitution. U.S. District Judge Gray Miller of the Southern District sentenced Jones, who pleaded guilty in 2014. Jones...