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OPINION

This is a suit by a victim of a swindle attempting to recoup his investment, not from the swindler, but from the swindler’s bank. Finding no basis for doing so, we affirm.

In March of 1997, appellant Charles L. Fleming attended an investment seminar concerning WinterHawk West Indies, Ltd., a venture operated by Robert Cord. At the seminar, an investment adviser distributed a brochure listing appellees Texas Coastal Bank of Pasadena and Billy Holcomb (its president) as references. According to the brochure (which appellees never saw), Holcomb reported Cord’s bank history as “satisfactory,” his credit and loan payment history as “good,” and a “high comfort level.” Fleming later met with Cord, who told him that for an investment of $280,000.00, Fleming would get his investment back in 45 days, and another $280,000.00 every month for the next ten months. Finding this incredible offer irresistible, Fleming agreed.

 
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