US V. Stanford et. al.

Indictment of Stanford, Pendergest-Holt, Lopez, Kuhrt and King


Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against R. Allen Stanford, accusing the Texas financier and several officials in his once-booming financial firm of conspiring with a top Caribbean regulator in a $7 billion scheme to defraud investors. Also charged in the criminal complaint are Laura Pendergest-Holt, chief investment officer, as well as accountants Gilberto Lopez and Mark Kuhrt. Prosecutors also alleged that the fraud was aided by Leroy King, administrator of the Financial Services Regulatory Commission in the island nation of Antigua and Barbuda, where the Stanford firms were headquartered. Mr. King is charged with accepting $100,000 in bribes.

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Published In: Criminal Law Updates, Securities Updates

Reference Info:Pleadings | Federal, 5th Circuit, Texas | United States

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