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The Stanford criminal trial in Houston is going into week 2.

I’ve been reading the Houston Chronicle’s coverage of the Stanford trial, and just started reading that from Patsy Brumfield, who appears to have arrived at the trial today as it is heading into week 2.  Their coverage includes a blog and live tweets from their primary reporter.   The judge has given each side […]

Interesting bits from that Stanford Indictment

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‘If you’ve got a warrant, take me into custody. If you don’t, I’m going to Houston.’

Allen Stanford said this to several FBI agents outside his girlfriend’s house in Virginia.

David Finn, an attorney for Davis, said his client will continue cooperating.

They had a warrant.  So they arrested him.  The Houston Chronicle reports:

Lawyers close to the case expect a superseding indictment adding people to the case filed against […]

Question: Why are these people smiling?

Possibly not an answer, but an observation below the fold…

Continue reading Question: Why are these people smiling?

“He essentially dropped her in the grease”: The Chart Queen sues Stanford’s security lawyer

…and I can’t blame her for being ticked.

Recall that Stanford Financial’s securities lawyer Thomas Sjoblom fed Laura Pendergest-Holt to the SEC wolves, apparently without making any attempt to warn her she might want some legal assistance of her own.  Her SEC deposition, which opens with Sjoblom making it very, very clear she was […]