A co-conspirator of Ron Wilson has pled quilty to wire fraud conspiracy in connection with a ponzi scheme Wilson is currently serving time for. According to United States Attorney Bill Nettles, Wallace Lindsey Howell, age 61, of Mauldin, pled guilty in federal court in Greenville, to a wire fraud conspiracy, a violation of Title 18, United States Code, Section 1349.
United States District Judge J. Michelle Childs of Greenville accepted the plea and will impose sentence after he has reviewed the presentence report which will be prepared by the U.S. Probation Office.
Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that Howell recommended Wilson’s investment program to numerous people and received “commissions” from Wilson for investors he brought in. The indictment focused on two clients introduced to Wilson’s investment scheme by Howell.