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Allen Stanford receiver sues Greenberg Traurig, Hunton & Williams and YOLANDA SUAREZ

By Terry Baynes A representative for the victims of Allen Stanford’s estimated $7 billion Ponzi scheme is suing two law firms he says helped the now-convicted swindler perpetrate his fraud. The court-appointed receiver, the Official Stanford Investors Committee and individual investors sued Greenberg Traurig and Hunton & Williams on Thursday, claiming that lawyer Carlos Loumiet, […]

TD Bank recants testimony, fires law firm, and US judge eyes punishment in historic AML-fraud civil case

By ACFCS Staff The landmark case that produced the first civil verdict against a bank for “aiding and abetting fraud” by means of its collusion with a customer and assistance in laundering the fraud proceeds has taken another startling turn. TD Bank, which recently suffered a $67 million adverse jury verdict in January to Coquina […]

TD Bank says “copying error” caused altered document in fraud-money laundering case; but victim says that’s nonsense

By ACFCS Staff The case in which TD Bank has already lost a precedent-setting verdict for “aiding and abetting fraud” arising from collusion with one of its customers to defraud numerous persons and to launder the proceeds has taken an ugly turn. A 70-day trial that ended in January produced a $67 million victory for […]

TD Bank, lawyers accused of “fraud on court” for presenting false “Customer Due Diligence Form” in seminal AML civil case

By Brian Kindle TD Bank, one of the world’s largest financial institutions, is facing what may be the most explosive and damaging risk it has ever confronted. In a federal district court in Miami, it was accused this week of “working a fraud on the court and the jury” by doctoring a crucial document it […]

Stanford’s Lawyer Played Key Role In Shielding Banker From Scrutiny

By Zachary Roth We told you arlier today about Yolanda Suarez, the Florida lawyer who forged ties with members of Congress and ran interference with journalists on behalf of Allen Stanford. But it’s also worth paying attention to another Florida lawyer and key Stanford ally, who appears to have played an equally crucial role in […]

Receiver Goes after Law Firms

By Hazra C Medica Court-appointed receiver Ralph Janvey has turned the spotlight on two law firms. The Miami Herald reported over the weekend that Janvey, who has been working with federal agents, is now pressing for more information directly from Stanford’s lawyers. The receiver has made a request for legal files provided to R Allen […]

R. Allen Stanford and Miami-based Greenberg Traurig

Miami Herald runs an excellent story on R. Allen Stanford (charged with multi-billion fraud) and a new angle: the stage was set for Stanford’s multi-billion fraud in 1998, the year Stanford persuaded Florida banking regulators to grant his company special rights to open a Miami office outside the scrutiny of federal banking regulators. In this […]