Dallas Brokerage Fends Off RICO Claim For Trade Fees

Law360, Dallas (May 20, 2013, 8:33 PM EDT) -- A Texas judge on Monday said two independent brokers at S&P Investors Inc. haven’t yet proven their allegations the principal of a Dallas brokerage firm intentionally stole from them by overcharging for a decade the fees charged against their trade commissions.

In a ruling from the bench, Dallas County District Judge Carl Ginsberg denied a motion for summary judgment by Edward Andrew and Mark Hepworth, two independent brokers at the firm who sought to hold principals Stuart and Elizabeth Potter personally liable for fraud, theft, conversion...
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