Jewell Robbins, then 76, was photographed on April 10, 2009, when she was sentenced to five years of unsupervised probation for violating securities laws related to the sale of shares in the 1901 Spindletop oil strike in Texas. Robbins died at age 80 in September 2012, and now thousands of people have filed claims against her estate in the hope of getting returns on their investments.
Jewell Robbins, then 76, was photographed on April 10, 2009, when she was sentenced to five years of unsupervised probation for violating securities laws related to the sale of shares in the 1901 Spindletop oil strike in Texas. Robbins died at age 80 in September 2012, and now thousands of people have filed claims against her estate in the hope of getting returns on their investments. Herald-Leader
Jewell Robbins, then 76, was photographed on April 10, 2009, when she was sentenced to five years of unsupervised probation for violating securities laws related to the sale of shares in the 1901 Spindletop oil strike in Texas. Robbins died at age 80 in September 2012, and now thousands of people have filed claims against her estate in the hope of getting returns on their investments. Herald-Leader

Thousands file claims on Jessamine woman's estate for alleged Spindletop royalties

June 21, 2013 02:44 PM

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