Allen Stanford

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The week in audio: Allen Stanford: The Man Who Bought Cricket; Poison; And Away…; Athletico Mince
Take your pick from an amusing spin on how Allen Stanford conned cricket, Jacob Zuma’s fear of being poisoned, and a doubly delightful Bob Mortimer

Miranda Sawyer

02, Oct, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Allen Stanford says humiliation he brought to cricket ‘breaks my heart’
The convicted fraudster Allen Stanford has claimed it breaks his heart to hear of the embarrassment he caused English cricket

Staff and agencies

11, Jan, 2016 @11:21 PM

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Allen Stanford given 110-year jail term
Fallen Texan billionaire and one-time king of cricket took $7bn from investors and spent it all on flamboyant lifestyle

Dominic Rushe in New York

14, Jun, 2012 @7:50 PM

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Allen Stanford sentenced to 110 years in jail for investment fraud

Texan billonaire treated investors like 'roadkill', said prosecutors, during trial in which Stanford was convicted on 13 of 14 counts

Dominic Rushe

14, Jun, 2012 @5:30 PM

Allen Stanford convicted of Ponzi fraud – in pictures

The Texan financier has been found guilty of conspiracy and fraud charges by a federal jury for leading a $7bn Ponzi scheme from his offshore bank in Antigua

06, Mar, 2012 @8:05 PM

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Allen Stanford: from billionaire businessman to convicted fraudster

US politicians, the authorities in Antigua and the England and Wales Cricket Board were all left red-faced by their associations with Stanford

Dominic Rushe in New York

06, Mar, 2012 @6:38 PM

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Allen Stanford guilty of $7bn Ponzi scheme
Financier faces up to 20 years in prison after jury finds him guilty of conspiracy and 12 other charges including obstruction

Dominic Rushe in New York

06, Mar, 2012 @6:10 PM

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Jury selection for Allen Stanford trial to begin
Long-delayed case is set to start in Houston, Texas, with financier accused of orchestrating £4.6bn fraud

Dominic Rushe in New York

22, Jan, 2012 @3:41 PM

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Allen Stanford deemed fit to stand trial
Former cricket mogul will be tried over charges that he defrauded investors in his Antigua-based bank

Dominic Rushe in New York

22, Dec, 2011 @11:58 PM

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Allen Stanford trial postponed over depression and anxiety drug addiction
US district judge agrees to delay trial of Texas financier accused of fraud in $7bn Ponzi scheme

Julia Kollewe

07, Jan, 2011 @10:33 AM

US embassy cables: Allen Stanford fraud accusations and electoral violence brew up Antigua's 'perfect storm'
Cable sent 18/02/2009
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20, Dec, 2010 @5:22 PM

US embassy cables: US diplomats' early doubts about Allen Stanford
Cable sent 03/05/2006
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20, Dec, 2010 @5:00 PM

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