Monthly Archives: October 2011

International Victims Charge America to play Fair

In 2009 on the heels of the Madoff fraud, the Ponzi scheme operated by R. Allen Stanford was uncovered which has received widespread media coverage in the United States. What has not been widely reported is that only 4,000 of the 21,000 victims worldwide are US citizens. The remaining 17,000, the vast majority, are innocent […]

Investors in Allen Stanford’s Ponzi scheme are now at the mercy of a floundering receivership

Ralph Janvey was dealt a tough hand. The 61-year-old Dallas attorney was appointed in February 2009 to extract assets from the wreckage of R. Allen Stanford’s empire on behalf of harmed investors. The Texas Ponzi schemer’s businesses included 145 separate entities and assets spread out across more than a dozen countries. However, critics contend that Janvey […]