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Allen Stanford

Bush Stanford Connection: Dubya Congratulates Financier On St. Croix Expansion | Joe Weisenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

George W. Bush spoke at a reception for fraudster Allen Stanford in 2006. He was just one of many politicians in Stanford's web, but it makes sense th...

Crime and Punishment

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

There are crimes you can spot and those you can't. The latter can really hurt you.

Stanford, Madoff Scandals Show Need for Campaign Finance Reform

Duncan Quirk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Duncan Quirk

Senators and Representatives are elected to represent their constituents, so why should Madoff and Stanford and others be allowed to donate to campaigns for which they are not constituents?

Stanford Surrenders Passport, Antigua Units Seized

Reuters | Jim Wolf and Jason Szep | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Regulators seized Texas billionaire Allen Stanford's banks and companies in Antigua and Barbuda, the Caribbean state at the center of fraud charges ag...

Obama: Madoff Behind Bars

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Rosenbaum

President Obama, I have to ask, why isn't Bernie Madoff behind bars?

Allen Stanford's Yacht, Private Jet And Other Toys

Clusterstock | Jay Yarow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The busted financier Sir Allen Stanford had a net worth over $2 billion according to a Florida paternity lawsuit and a Texas divorce lawsuit. How did...

Allen Stanford's Lavish Lifestyle: $10M Florida Mansion, $100M Fleet Of Private Jets

Financial Times | Michael Peel, Megan Murphy, Stacy-Marie Ishmael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The lavish lifestyle enjoyed by Sir Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire charged by US financial regulators with "massive" investment fraud, has been...

Allen Stanford Victims Speak Out

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CBS' Harry Smith spoke with a Mark Tidwell, a former vice president at Stanford Financial, who is suing the company for wrongful termination. Tidwel...

ATP Tennis' Stanford Endorsement Cancelled

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC is reporting that ATP, the pro tennis organization, is canceling its deal with Stanford Financial Group, the business owned by Allen Stanford. He...

Vijay Singh: Allen Stanford's Fraud Astonishing

Reuters | Mark Lamport-Stokes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PACIFIC PALISADES, California (Reuters) - Former world number one Vijay Singh expressed astonishment on Wednesday as fallout from U.S. fraud charges a...

Stanford, Geithner: Who Did More For Market Confidence?

BusinessWeek | David Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Perversely, alleged conman R. Allen Stanford did more in the past 10 days to boost confidence and stability in the banking system than U.S. Treasury S...

Allen Stanford Found In Virginia

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

R. Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire who has been on the lam since the SEC charged him for fraud on Tuesday, has been found in Virginia. MSNBC is...

How To Escape Capture After Committing Financial Fraud

Dealbreaker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Disappointed by the alarming dearth of intelligence in the modern criminal mind, and with the eventual goal of providing more interesting and alluring...

Nancy Pelosi, Bill Clinton's Allen Stanford Fan Fest, Politicians Hugged, Praise Alleged Con Man

ABC News | JUSTIN ROOD and BRIAN ROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Accused con man R. Allen Stanford used corporate money to become a big man at last year's Democratic convention in Denver. A video posted on the fir...

Obama, McCain Give Away Fugitive Moneyman Allen Stanford's Dollars | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's campaign has given to charity a $4,600 campaign donation from fugitive money man R. Allen Stanford, who is accused of $8 billion in ...

Allen Stanford Missing: Federal Authorities Do Not Know His Whereabouts

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

UPDATE: MSNBC is reporting that Allen Stanford tried to hire a private jet to flee the US. According to ABC News, federal authorities do not know the...

Julie Satow

Sean Hannity: Allen Stanford Fan, Recommends Companies On Radio Show (AUDIO) | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

***SCROLL DOWN FOR AUDIO*** Mention 'Sean Hannity' to Stanford Coins & Bullion and get a free guidebook. Yup, that's Stanford as in Stanford Fi...

Allen Stanford Under Federal Drug Investigation For Money Laundering

ABC News | JUSTIN ROOD and BRIAN ROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The SEC's fraud charges may be the least of accused financial scammer R. Allen Stanford's worries. Federal authorities tell ABC News that the FBI and ...

Allen Stanford Attorney Thomas Sjoblom Withdrew Days Before SEC Fraud Charge

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

R. Allen Stanford spent the weeks before the SEC charged him with fraud assuring clients that their money was safe. His Washington, D.C.-based lawyer,...

Allen Stanford's Girlfriend Gaffe: Caught On Camera With Wives, Girlfriends Of English Cricketers

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

R. Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire who has Antiguan citizenship, was charged Tuesday by the SEC for allegedly trying to bilk some 50,000 custome...

Marcus Baram

R. Allen Stanford Spent Millions On Lobbying Congress, Campaign Contributions | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over the last ten years, R. Allen Stanford -- the Texas billionaire charged by the SEC today with "massive fraud" -- and his companies have spent at l...

Seven Shocking Allen Stanford SEC Allegations

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Federal regulators charged R. Allen Stanford and three of his companies with a "massive" fraud. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission's ...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: February 17, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

First of all, let's take a look at this important information from NY Mag's Vulture blog: When we first brought you word that a film called Lesbian V...

Allen Stanford Charged By SEC For Multi-Billion Dollar Fraud

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

RECENT UPDATES: It looks like the SEC missed several red flags on Stanford, much as they did with Bernie Madoff. According to the New York Times, the...

John Conryn Vacationed In Caribbean On Texas Fraudster's Dime

TPMmuckraker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So we already knew that Allen Stanford -- the Texas banker charged by the SEC today with running an $8 billion "fraud of shocking magnitude" -- had so...