Date: 4/19/12 File: 12-I-024
Subject: Bill C. Crafton Jr. - Financial Advisor (NOT Registered with NFLPA)
The NFL Players Association Security Department in cooperation with law enforcement is
investigating multiple alleged investment fraud claims involving NFL Players. Subjects central
to all complaints have been identified as Bill C. Crafton, JR, A/K/A Billy Crafton and Matthew
Jennings. Crafton is associated with several business interests in Southern California and
Arizona. Crafton specializes in representing professional athletes. It has been reported that
Crafton directed clients to invest in a group of companies under the WESTMOORE
MANAGEMENT umbrella of companies where Matthew Jennings was listed as the CEO. The
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission shut down Westmoore citing the business engaged
in a Ponzi like investment fraud scheme. On August 18, 2001, the U.S. District Court for the
Central District of California issued a judgment against Defendants Westmoore Management
and CEO Matthew Jennings. The SEC and the U. S. District Court named the following
companies as DEFENDANTS:
Westmoore Management, LLC
Westmoore Investment , L.P.
Westmoore Capital Management
Westmoore Capital, LLC
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION, Litigation Release No.
22069 / August 18, 2011: “COURT ENTERS JUDGMENTS AGAINST OPERATORS OF
MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SECURITIES FRAUD”
If you have any information relative to this matter, you are requested to contact the
NFLPA Security Department at 202-756-9102 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.