In April 2011 the Texas Ranger Division of the Texas Department of Public Safety received information that a former San Saba funeral home director may have been selling prepaid funeral contracts without proper authorization and utilizing the premiums received from customers for his own benefit. Further investigation by the Texas Rangers, the Fraud Unit of the Texas Department of Insurance, and by the Texas Department of Banking determined that Kevin Keeney, operating as Howell-Doran Funeral Home, Inc. of San Saba, had on multiple occasions sold Insurance Funded Prepaid Funeral Benefits Contracts without permission from Homesteaders Life Company and keeping the premiums paid toward these contracts for his own benefit.The investigation determined that Kevin Keeney had defrauded as many as 33 customers using fraudulent and deceptive means from January 10, 2005, until December 31, 2010. On June 29, 2011, the Texas Department of Banking issued an Emergency Cease and Desist and Seizure Order banning Kevin Keeney from further sale of prepaid funeral contracts. On February 8, 2012, a San Saba Grand Jury returned an Indictment against Kevin Keeney accusing him of the 3rd degree felony offense of Misapplication of Fiduciary Property of a Value of $20,000 or More But Less Than $100,000.In addition to the Indictment returned against Kevin Keeney, the San Saba Grand Jury returned Indictments against the following persons:1. Patrick Ray Phillips for the State Jail Felony offense of Evading Arrest or Detention with a Vehicle.2. Kulen Trey Miller for the State Jail Felony offense of Copper Theft.3. Charles Eugene Finke for the State Jail Felony offense of Burglary of a Building.4. Olan Joe Holloway for the 3rd Degree Felony offense of Evading Arrest or Detention with a Vehicle.5. Kody Sewell for the State Jail Felony offense of Copper Theft.