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    Cricket Benefactor Allen Stanford, Left Stumped

    SEC charges Stanford with fraud

    By Stacy-Marie Ishmael in New York

    Published: February 17 2009 17:02 | Last updated: February 17 2009 17:39

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    The US Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Sir Allen … The US Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Sir Allen Stanford, the billionaire Texan businessmen, and three of his companies with a ”massive” fraud through his Antigua-based offshore bank.Stanford International Bank, located in St John’s on the Caribbean island, has been the focal point of much controversy in recent weeks, sparked in part by a analyst’s note that was highly critical of the bank’s apparent ability to deliver consistently and significantly market beating returns on its $8.5bn portfolio of depositors’ assets.EDITOR’S CHOICESEC statement - Feb-17FT Alphaville: The Stanford Series - Feb-17Cricket fanatic suddenly on a sticky wicket - Feb-12A man of grand gestures for sports - Feb-12As well as as SIB, the SEC has also charged Houston-based broker-dealer and investment adviser Stanford Group Company, and investment adviser Stanford Capital Management. The SEC also charged SIB chief financial officer James Davis as well as Laura Pendergest-Holt, chief investment officer of Stanford Financial Group, in the enforcement action


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