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Murray Waas

INSIGHT - Obama, other politicians decline to return Stanford money

Feb 14 2012

National fundraising committees for the Democratic and Republican parties, U.S. President Barack Obama, and other major politicians have declined to return campaign donations totalling $1.8 million from Houston financier R. Allen Stanford, now on trial for allegedly masterminding a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

Insight: Obama, politicians decline to return Stanford money

Feb 14 2012

National fundraising committees for the Democratic and Republican parties, President Barack Obama, and other major politicians have declined to return campaign donations totaling $1.8 million from Houston financier R. Allen Stanford, now on trial for allegedly masterminding a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

Insight: Obama, politicians decline to return Stanford money

Feb 13 2012

National fundraising committees for the Democratic and Republican parties, President Barack Obama, and other major politicians have declined to return campaign donations totaling $1.8 million from Houston financier R. Allen Stanford, now on trial for allegedly masterminding a $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

Insight: How Allen Stanford kept the SEC at bay

Jan 26 2012

In 2009, federal investigators finally arrested Houston financier R. Allen Stanford. For twenty years, Stanford allegedly had run a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. U.S. authorities had been nosing around Stanford's empire for longer than a decade but hesitated to open a full-blown probe.

INSIGHT - How Allen Stanford kept the SEC at bay

Jan 26 2012

In 2009, federal investigators finally arrested Houston financier R. Allen Stanford. For twenty years, Stanford allegedly had run a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. U.S. authorities had been nosing around Stanford's empire for longer than a decade but hesitated to open a full-blown probe.

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