Via Clark Lindsey at NewSpace Watch: A Texas woman has sued Art Dula and Excalibur Almaz over for allegedly defrauding her and her late husband in an asteroid mining scheme:
Donna Beck sued Houston patent attorney Arthur Dula, his companies Excalibur Exploration Limited, Excalibur Limited, Excalibur Almaz Limited and Excalibur Almaz USA Inc., and Excalibur directors J. Buckner Hightower and Christopher Stott, in Harris County Court.
HOUSTON, May 10, 2011 — Excalibur Almaz USA, Inc., a commercial orbital aerospace company, has appointed Buckner Hightower Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Hightower, who had been Acting CEO since Feb. 6, was formally appointed to his new position by the Board of Directors effective May 5. He served the company as Executive Vice President, Business during the previous five years.
“I would like to congratulate Buckner on his appointment and wish him all the best as he assumes his new duties,” said Art Dula, Board Chairman of Excalibur Almaz, USA. (more…)