Enforcement Actions Criminal Civil

Aug 29

Jeffrey H. Tuiasosopo, Darla D. Tuiasosopo, and Bobby Lynn Teddlie Jr.: Indicted

A Coryell County grand jury on Aug. 29 returned indictments of Jeffrey Holbrook Tuiasosopo and Darla Denise Tuiasosopo of Copperas Cove and Bobby Lynn Teddlie Jr ., a McKinney resident, on a charge of misappropriation of fiduciary property of $200,000 or more. The trio was indicted for allegedly...
Jul 17

Daniel Christopher Walsh: Indicted (Harris County)

A Harris County grand jury indicted Daniel Christopher Walsh July 17 on first degree felony charges of securities fraud, money laundering, and theft in connection with the sale of investments in oil wells that were supposed to be drilled in Galveston County. The indictments were handed down five...
Jul 12

Daniel Christopher Walsh: Sentenced, 18 Years

Daniel Christopher Walsh , a Galveston oilman who made money by keeping investor funds in his pockets – not in the ground, drilling wells –was sentenced to 18 years in state prison on July 12 after reaching a plea agreement in his fraud trial in Wichita County. Walsh pleaded guilty to money...
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...
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...