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Candidate Landess named in Securities & Exchange Commission complaint

"On July 29, 2008, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission filed a civil injunctive action in United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, Houston Division, alleging that six individuals, including a Houston, Texas attorney and a Las Vegas, Nevada attorney, violated various provisions of the federal securities laws in their unregistered, nonexempt distribution of more than 10.8 million shares of the common stock of a Houston, Texas software development company. The complaint further alleges that the six individuals, and one relief defendant, collectively reaped proceeds exceeding $3.91 million from their illegal scheme.

Named in the Commission's complaint are:

Robert L. Sonfield, 76, a Houston, Texas, attorney;
Donald C. Bradley, 76, of Las Vegas, Nevada;
Jeffrey W. Bradley, 48, of Las Vegas, Nevada;
Jason Landess, 62, a Las Vegas, Nevada, attorney;
Marc Lane, 46, believed to reside in Cadiz, Spain;
Roger Brewer, 52, believed to reside in Penzance, England; and,
Alexanderia Blankenship, 46, of Houston, Texas (named as a relief defendant only, for purposes of securing a return of stock sales proceeds transferred to her)."

Additional details and a link to the complaint are available here.

I'm surprised that this story did not surface prior to the primary election. It should be an interesting factor in the general election between Landess and Stefany Miley for Department 23.

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