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Welcome to the website established by the Court appointed Receiver Kelly Crawford. Mr. Crawford was appointed the Receiver by the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division (the “Receivership Court”) in a lawsuit brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission against Defendants Damien Moran; Crown Bullion, Inc. (a Texas corporation); Bright Future Financial, LLC (a Florida limited liability company d/b/a “Oakhurst Metals”); and Bright Future Financial, LLC (a California limited liability company d/b/a “Oakhurst Metals”), in Case No. 3:23-CV-2077-L. The purpose of this website is to provide information regarding the receivership to persons or entities who did business with the Defendants.




The Receiver

Kelly Crawford is an attorney in Dallas, Texas.  He has served as the receiver or counsel to the receiver in more than 15 cases brought by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the Federal Trade Commission during the past 20 years.  He has been appointed the receiver by federal courts in each of the four districts of Texas, as well as by the federal court for the Southern District of New York.  He is a founder of the National Association of Federal Equity Receivers.

The Receiver Kelly Crawford may be contacted by telephone at 214-706-4213 or email using the link below. When contacting Mr. Crawford, if he is not available please leave a message and either Mr. Crawford or one of his attorneys will respond to your message.


  • 09/20/23

    FBI execute search warrant upon premises of Defendants

  • 09/21/23

    Receiver takes possession and control of Defendants’ premises

  • 10/02/23

    Court enters Order continuing SRO in effect and postponing Preliminary Injunction hearing until November 7 at 2 p.m.


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