05/25/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Reuters Tours Allen Stanford's Lavish Headquarters

If Texas billionaire Allen Stanford ever wanted to make a low-profile departure from the inner sanctum within his lavish Houston headquarters, there was a private exit through his personal bathroom.

Lawyers for the court-appointed receiver overseeing Stanford's corporate empire gave Reuters a tour of the Houston headquarters of Stanford Financial Group, a mass of marble and mahogany that once boasted a 5-star dining room, movie theater, professional kitchen and wine bar.

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