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More Problems in the World of Cricket

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Unlike our previous posts (here, here and here) that focused on a former cricket team owner now accused of bilking investors out of billions, this cricket incident involves an Australian coach accused of sexually abusing multiple boys on the team he presided over. Shockingly the coach says that he believed his crimes were helping the… Continue Reading

Cricket Bats and Federal Court: Part III

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The trial of  Allen Stanford is currently underway in Federal Court in Texas. As previously discussed here and here, the case of former billionaire financier and cricket team-owner Allen Stanford continues to make headlines. According to a recent report in Businessweek, an Antiguan judge who also serves as the island’s top banking regulator recently told… Continue Reading

Cricket Bats and Federal Court: Part II

Posted in Cricket, Federal Fraud

This is an update to a previous post (found here) regarding the trial of Ponzi scheme leader/cricket teaming owner Allen Stanford. Last we heard Stanford had failed to convince a federal judge that he was mentally unfit to stand trail for an alleged $7 billion scheme to defraud investors. Now, a former employee of the… Continue Reading

Cricket Bats and Federal Court

Posted in Cricket, Federal Fraud

U.S. District Court in Houston will be the site of a sadly familiar story with an unusual central figure next month as the trial of Sir Allen Stanford begins. The familiar part is an allegedly 7 billion dollar Ponzy Scheme run by Stanford that bilked thousands of investors of their money. The new twist is Allen Stanford, the former… Continue Reading