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Allen Stanford thinks he is his best attorney

R Allen Stanford Convicted Still

Allen Stanford - who has at one time or another been represented by 18 different attorneys - has decided the best person for the job is himself. Stanford, who has no legal training, says he is invoking his right to represent himself.

Allen Stanford Investors May Get Some Money Back

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Investors in Allen Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme, who have recovered nothing in the four years since it blew up, could finally get some money back under a $300 million multi-national settlement in the case.

Allen Stanford Given 110-year Jail Term

R Allen Stanford Convicted Still

Allen Stanford, the fallen Texan billionaire and one time king of cricket, has been sentenced to 110 years in jail for defrauding investors of $7bn. He was also ordered to pay back $5.9bn – a symbolic gesture as the fraudster is now penniless.

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