Texas Republican AG Pexton ndicted by grand jury on 3 fraud charges…

…from Reuters….

The attorney general of Texas has been indicted on securities fraud and other charges over an alleged scheme to mislead investors in a technology company, the New York Times and other media reported on Saturday.The three-count indictment against Ken Paxton, a Republican, will be unsealed in Dallas on Monday, when the former longtime state lawmaker is expected to turn himself in to authorities, according to the Times.

The newspaper named Kent A. Schaffer, one of the two special prosecutors handling the case, as one of its sources.

Reuters could not immediately confirm the report, and a spokesman for the attorney general could not be reached for comment on Saturday afternoon.


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