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Dallas businessman dubbed 'Frack Master' charged with fraud


DALLAS (AP) — A Dallas oil and gas businessman who dubbed himself the "Frack Master" has been charged with money laundering and fraud after regulators accused him and others of defrauding investors of about $80 million.

Christopher Faulkner, who made appearances on cable TV to discuss oil and gas topics, was arrested Monday at Los Angeles International Airport on charges filed in Texas, according to federal court documents. Faulkner, 41, will remain in custody pending court hearings in Dallas.

A message for comment left with Faulkner's attorney wasn't immediately returned Thursday.

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