Commentaries

Alex on Stanford

June 19, 2009

Alex Dalmady, the man who got the ball rolling on R. Allen Stanford, has the last word of the day on the alleged $7 billion scamster.

Stanford: a little help from his friends

June 19, 2009

stanford3You can officially called R. Allen Stanford the alleged criminal mastermind of a giant multi-year Ponzi scheme.

Catch of the day

June 19, 2009

R. Allen Stanford’s indictment for his role in masterminding the second-largest Ponzi scheme ever was never in doubt, after the Securities and Exchange Commission charged him with civil fraud in February. But that’s not stopping the SEC and federal prosecutors from holding a Texas-sized shindig to trumpet their big get.

Sir Allen arrested

June 19, 2009

Finally. R. Allen Stanford, the alleged mastermind of the second largest Ponzi scheme on record, was arrested by the FBI on Thursday evening and will be officially criminally charged on Friday.

Allen Stanford lost at sea?

June 8, 2009

rigThe R. Allen Stanford legal defense story keeps getting stranger and stranger.

While the securities world waits for the inevitable indictment of the Texas financier, he keeps going through lawyers with the same speed the alleged Ponzi mastermind was said to date women. Last week Stanford replaced his civil litigation defense team with a group of lawyers from the little-known Washington, D.C.-based law firm The Gulf Law Group.

Allen Stanford’s many lives

June 4, 2009

The clock is still ticking on what would appear to be an inevitable indictment for disgraced Texas financier R. Allen Stanford, the man who allegedly ran an $8 billion Ponzi scheme out of his Antigua-based bank. It appears the federal prosecutors manning the investigation are trying to make sure they have an airtight case before filing criminal charges–something Stanford and his lawyer expect will happen any day.