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On April 6, 2014, Texas attorney Richard Plato was  indicted  for mail fraud and securities fraud.

Plato is a disbarred attorney who has been convicted in three separate criminal cases, including money laundering and wire fraud in the collapse of a large Florida insurer.  

The indictment of Plato by a Texas grand jury is for seven counts of mail fraud and two counts of securities fraud. Richard Plato, the owner of Momentum Production Corp. of Baytown, allegedly raised more than $5 million from 45 investors through promissory notes supposedly backed by oil and gas interests.  

According to the indictment, Plato transferred investors’ funds to his personal accounts. 

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