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Texas Attorney General files motion to dismiss fraud charges

The legal counsel of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion last Thursday, June 9 to dismiss the federal securities fraud charges against him in federal court.

In April 2016, Paxton was accused by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of misleading investors in a startup technology company via a civil complaint, following Texas criminal charges lodged against him by a Collin County grand jury. In a statement, Paxton emphasized that he did not commit any wrongdoing, saying, “I did not violate the federal securities laws, and I intend to defend myself vigorously against these allegations.”

A criminal record can have a permanent stain on someone’s life and all of the aspects surrounding it. If you have been charged with a criminal offense in Austin or another area of Texas, employ the legal services of Ian Inglis Attorney at Law to ensure that you have a strong legal defense and have a better chance of getting your case dismissed. Call our offices today at (512) 472-1950 to discuss your situation.

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