Tag Archives: Ponzi

The age of the mistress criminal?

I have written a couple of times before (here and here) about the ascendency of women in the world of criminality in general and money laundering in particular.  And it seems that this is no short-term trend – it’s a … Continue reading

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Well, he had a good innings

Yesterday a court in America sentenced Texan financier Allen Stanford to 110 years in prison for running, over two decades, a Ponzi fraud that netted him more than US$7 billion.  His lawyers had suggested that a suitable sentence might be … Continue reading

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