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Bill Clark for The Texas Tribune

HOUSTON – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has received a Dec. 11 trial date in his securities fraud case.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, nearly two years into his fight against state securities fraud charges, is continuing to get plenty of help from his friends to cover his soaring legal bills.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera for The Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has received a new judge in his securities fraud case — a newly elected Democrat who unseated Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's son last year.

Cooper Neill for The Texas Tribune

A state appeals court sided Tuesday with Attorney General Ken Paxton in his bid for a new judge in his securities fraud case, ruling the current judge lost jurisdiction when he changed venue to Harris County in April.

Ken Paxton Asks State Appeals Court To Intervene In Judge Dispute

May 16, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

Lawyers for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton are trying to get a state appeals court to intervene in their long-running effort to replace the judge in his securities fraud case. 

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Texas’ top health care fraud investigator resigned Wednesday night under pressure from the governor, the result of media inquiries that revealed Texas Health and Human Services Inspector General Stuart Bowen was moonlighting for a private firm that provided services for the government of Iraq.

Attorney General Ken Paxton Still Pushing For New Judge In Criminal Trial

Apr 25, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's lawyers are not giving up in their bid to get a new judge in his securities fraud case.

Despite Ken Paxton's Request, Judge To Stay On In His Case

Apr 17, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

State District Judge George Gallagher will remain on the securities fraud case against Attorney General Ken Paxton, according to a spokeswoman for the judge.

Attorney General Ken Paxton Trial In Harris County To Begin Sept. 12

Apr 12, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

Attorney General Ken Paxton's newly relocated trial on securities fraud charges is scheduled to begin Sept. 12.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's trial on securities fraud charges was moved Tuesday to Harris County, prompting Paxton to seek a new judge in the case. 

Judge Orders Ken Paxton Trial Moved Out Of Collin County And Delayed

Mar 30, 2017
Shelby Knowles for The Texas Tribune

The judge in the securities fraud case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has ruled that the trial should be moved out of Collin County and delayed.

Judge In Ken Paxton Case Will Rule On Pretrial Issues On Thursday

Mar 29, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / The Texas Tribune

The judge in the securities fraud case against Attorney General Ken Paxton says he will rule by noon Thursday on a number of major pretrial issues. 

Attorney General Ken Paxton Prosecutors Want Change Of Venue In Fraud Case

Feb 9, 2017
Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

The prosecutors in Attorney General Ken Paxton's securities fraud case are asking for a change of venue, arguing they cannot get a fair trial in Collin County. 

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Health insurance companies aren’t the only ones competing for your money as the Affordable Care Act’s insurance mandate deadline approaches. Scammers are also trying to get in on the confusion. According to Jim Quiggle, a national spokesman for the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud. There are a variety of tricks con artists use to get sensitive information – most often they’ll pose as representatives of government agencies.