Texas Bank Seeks Quick Win In Investors' Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2011, 7:18 PM EDT) -- A company that tried and failed to open a Texas bank sought summary judgment Wednesday in a suit brought by investors whose money was stolen by its outside general counsel, claiming no knowledge of the fraud.

Even minimal due diligence would have allowed the plaintiffs to deposit their investments in the correct accounts rather than accounts held by Kansas attorney Clifford R. Roth, according to TriCentury Corp.'s motion in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

"Here, the hard evidence is indisputable that...
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