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.

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...

One last bizarre turn in Stanford case

On page 15 of a settlement document with the government, James Davis, the financial chief of the operations controlled by Allen Stanford, says that...

I didn't run a Ponzi scheme. Honest!

The latest news in the case of the alleged $8 billion Ponzi shceme perpetrated by Allen Stanford is that... he says he didn't do it. Now isn't that...