All-Tex demands $26 million from Sunquest Development, Plutus Alternative Strategies, Pinnacle Properties, Roth Properties and a dozen other defendants, claiming they ran a real-estate based Ponzi scheme, in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Hillwood International Energy, HKN Energy and others cheated Prime Natural Resources of its half share in an oil deal in the Kurdish section of northern Iraq, Prime claims in Harris County Court, Houston. Co-plaintiffs Hawler Energy and Sarsank Production Co. also sue Alliance Energy, Arthur Smith and Shelby Bush.
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