Monthly Archives: September 2009

Stanford scam bilked Jews out of millions

By Todd Bensman SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Over the past 15 years, Kadima, a Jewish charity in Mexico City, has helped developmentally disabled Jews live to their fullest potential. The charity, which has 250 beneficiaries, offers day care for adults with Downs Syndrome, and provides job training and placement for the mentally handicapped.To ensure that […]

Former agent goes to court on Stanford-related charge

A former top federal drug agent appeared handcuffed in a Fort Lauderdale, Fla., federal court today, a day after he was indicted on charges related to the Stanford Financial Group fraud case. Thomas Raffanello, who was Stanford Financial’s global security director, is accused of conspiracy, destroying records and impeding a probe by the U.S. Securities […]

Toronto-Dominion Sued Over Stanford Investments

By Joe Schneider Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canada’s second-biggest bank, was accused in a lawsuit of negligence and knowing assistance for allegedly helping R. Allen Stanford, who is accused of swindling investors of more than $7 billion, the National Post reported. The lawsuit, filed in Ontario Superior Court Aug. 26 by Bennett Jones LLP, seeks C$17 million […]