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  1. January 27, 2012

    Opening shots in Stanford trial

    In 2006, Allen Stanford was knighted by the government of Antigua and launched his first international cricket tournament,...

  2. January 26, 2012

    Stanford tells of $5.5bn cash pile on video

    Allen Stanford told top executives that Stanford International Bank had $5.5bn in excess cash in October 2008, despite...

  1. FT Alphaville

    January 23, 2012

    Stanford due in court for fraud trial

    Allen Stanford, the Texas businessman accused of orchestrating a $7bn Ponzi scheme over a decade, goes on trial on Monday,...

  2. January 22, 2012

    Stanford due in court for fraud trial

    Allen Stanford, the Texas businessman accused of orchestrating a $7bn Ponzi scheme over a decade, goes on trial on Monday....

  3. January 16, 2012

    Stanford clients still await justice

    Three years since he was charged with running a $7bn Ponzi scheme, Allen Stanford will face a jury next week, but 20,000...

  4. January 13, 2012

    SEC ex-regional head to pay $50,000 fine

    The former head of enforcement for a Securities and Exchange Commission regional office has agreed to pay $50,000 to settle...

  5. December 22, 2011

    Judge finds Stanford fit to stand trial

    Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire accused of running a $7bn Ponzi scheme, is fit to stand trial, a US judge has ruled,...

  6. FT Alphaville

    December 20, 2011

    US prosecutors challenge Stanford on memory

    Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of running a $7bn Ponzi scheme, says he is not fit to stand trial next month...

  7. December 19, 2011

    US prosecutors challenge Stanford on memory

    Allen Stanford, the Texas financier accused of running a $7bn Ponzi scheme, says he is not fit to stand trial next month...

  8. June 16, 2011

    SEC says Stanford victims should be paid

    Victims of the alleged $7bn Stanford Ponzi scheme should receive compensation from a federal fund, the Securities and...

  9. April 20, 2010

    Goldman Sachs in Europe

    Investors in European backwaters can get it badly wrong. Take German corporate lender IKB, which in 2007 bought $150m of...

  10. December 18, 2009

    Stanford to stand trial in January 2011

    A US federal court ruled on Thursday that Sir Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire, would stand trial in January 2011 on 21...

  11. October 16, 2009

    Ex-Stanford employees targeted

    Ralph Janvey, the receiver appointed by US courts to marshal the assets of the scandal -hit Stanford Financial Group, has...

  12. October 16, 2009

    Ex-Stanford employees targeted

    Ralph Janvey, the receiver appointed by US courts to marshal the assets of the scandal-hit Stanford Financial Group, has set...

  13. October 14, 2009

    Geithner aides made millions on Wall Street

    Obama administration officials now working on fixing and regulating the financial system were beneficiaries of several...

  14. October 12, 2009

    Stanford wins court ruling in battle over fraud case defence

    After months in legal and financial limbo, without access to funds or the ability to pay a lawyer, Sir Allen Stanford - the...

  15. October 11, 2009

    Stanford wins ruling in battle over fraud case defence

    After months in legal and financial limbo, without access to funds or the ability to pay a lawyer, Sir Allen Stanford – the...

  16. September 29, 2009

    Stanford fails in bid to access insurance

    Sir Allen Stanford, the Texan financier accused of operating a $7bn Ponzi scheme, on Tuesday lost a court bid to access...

  17. September 11, 2009

    Raffanello indicted over Stanford probe

    The case against Sir Allen Stanford, the Texas businessman accused of operating a $7bn Ponzi scheme, took another turn this...

  18. FT Alphaville

    August 29, 2009

    The (Long) Weekender

    Please note there will be no 6am Cut service on Monday due to the UK Bank Holiday.  Subscribe to the 6am Cut and the Lunch...

  19. FT Alphaville

    August 28, 2009

    Big Brother's blood oaths

    The alleged shenanigans at the Stanford Financial Group went far beyond misleading regulators and fleecing investors,...

  20. FT Alphaville

    August 28, 2009

    Stanford’s finance chief pleads guilty

    James Davis, the chief financial officer at the Stanford Financial Group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to charges that he...

  21. August 28, 2009

    Stanford executive pleads guilty to fraud

    James Davis, the chief financial officer at the Stanford Financial Group, yesterday pleaded guilty to charges that he...

  22. August 28, 2009

    Stanford executive pleads guilty

    James Davis, the second-highest ranking executive at the Stanford Financial Group, yesterday pleaded guilty to charges...

  23. August 28, 2009

    Prosecutors point to 20 years of deception

    James Davis and Sir Allen Stanford first hatched a plot to mislead investors and regulators more than 20 years ago,...

  24. August 27, 2009

    Paper trail plots out depth of deception

    James Davis and Sir Allen Stanford first hatched a plot to mislead investors and regulators more than 20 years ago,...

  25. FT Alphaville

    August 27, 2009

    James Davis pleads guilty to charges related to that $7bn Ponzi

    Any emphasis FT Alphaville’s: WASHINGTON – James M. Davis, 60, the former chief financial officer of Houston-based Stanford...

  26. August 27, 2009

    Department of Justice statement

    STANFORD FINANCIAL GROUP CFO PLEADS GUILTY TO CHARGES RELATED TO $7 BILLION SCHEME TO DEFRAUD INVESTORS WASHINGTON - James...

  27. August 27, 2009

    Stanford’s finance chief pleads guilty

    James Davis, the chief financial officer at the Stanford Financial Group, on Thursday pleaded guilty to charges that he...

  28. July 30, 2009

    Stanford receiver sets sights on $925m

    The receiver appointed to administer the affairs of the businesses owned by Sir Allen Stanford, the alleged Ponzi schemer,...

  29. July 30, 2009

    Stanford receiver seeks $925m from investors

    The receiver appointed to administer the affairs of the businesses owned by Sir Allen Stanford, the alleged Ponzi schemer,...

  30. July 14, 2009

    Antigua sued by Stanford 'victims'

    A group of plaintiffs identifying themselves as "victims" of Sir Allen Stanford's alleged $7bn Ponzi scheme yesterday filed...

  31. July 13, 2009

    Antigua sued by Stanford ‘victims’

    A group of plaintiffs identifying themselves as “victims” of Sir Allen Stanford’s alleged $7bn Ponzi scheme on Monday filed...

  32. July 2, 2009

    Stanford CFO intends to admit fraud charges

    James Davis, the chief financial officer of Stanford Financial who is facing charges related to an alleged $7bn fraud at...

  33. July 1, 2009

    Stanford CFO intends to admit fraud charges

    James Davis, the chief financial officer of Stanford Financial who is facing charges related to an alleged $7bn fraud at the...

  34. FT Alphaville

    July 1, 2009

    Stanford CFO James Davis "intends to plead guilty", laywer says

    James Davis, the former chief financial officer of Stanford Financial Group and who is facing charges related to an alleged...

  35. June 26, 2009

    Stanford pleads not guilty to 21 charges

    Sir Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire, pleaded not guilty yesterday to 21 criminal charges, including running a $7bn...

  36. June 26, 2009

    Stanford pleads not guilty to 21 charges

    Sir Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire, pleaded not guilty yesterday to 21 criminal charges, including running a $7bn...

  37. June 20, 2009

    Then-head of Antiguan financial watchdog defended tycoon

    On the morning of February 13, Leroy King was in a state of agitation. The tall, affable then-head of the Antiguan...

  38. June 20, 2009

    Stanford faces criminal charges over alleged $7bn Ponzi scheme

    Federal prosecutors have filed criminal charges accusing Sir Allen Stanford, the Texan billionaire, of taking part in a...

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