allen stanford

Ex-Stanford Exec Gets 3 Years for $7 Billion Swindle

A top executive in the now-defunct empire of disgraced Texas financier R. Allen Stanford was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for her role in helping the once jet-setting businessman bilk investors out of more than $7 billion in one of the biggest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.

Stanford Gets 110 Years for Role in $7 Billion Swindle

Former jet-setting Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford, whose financial empire once spanned the Americas, was sentenced Thursday to 110 years in prison for bilking investors out of more than $7 billion over 20 years in one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.

Billionaire Brothers Charged With $550 Million Fraud

Billionaire brothers Samuel and Charles Wyly were charged Thursday by the SEC with orchestrating a 13-year-long securities fraud that reaped them $550 million in undisclosed gains that were hidden in a series of transactions in offshore tax havens.

Allen Stanford gets beaten up in jail

Disgraced Texas financier R. Allen Stanford was beaten up in jail and needed to be hospitalized over the weekend, according to several media sources.

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Stanford gets public defender

Someone needs to remind R. Allen Stanford that he isn't rich any more. Getting ready to stand trial for a variety of hefty charges, he wanted a...