By Robert Brame
Recognizing a "billion-dollar opportunity", in early 2009 a gaggle of Texas attorneys hatched probably the most diabolical con jobs in U.S. background. using a "legal approach" provided to them by means of financially-desperate monetary advisors, this historical 'grand robbery' begun with the U.S. Marshal's dramatic seizure of the Stanford monetary workforce workplaces in Houston, Texas.
The 'breaking information' tale broadcast continue to exist CNN...billionaire financier Robert Allen Stanford, accused of working a tremendous fraud from his offshore, Stanford foreign financial institution, and during his U. S. established broker-dealer, Stanford workforce corporation - a multi-billion greenback "Ponzi scheme".
It was once all a Texas-sized lie.
With genuine trial transcripts and different documentation, Brutal Takeover exposes the genuine Stanford tale - how with no unmarried shopper loss or grievance, and with none valid authority, attorneys on the U.S. Securities and alternate fee and the U.S. division of Justice joined forces to fabricate and prosecute an imaginary case of "securities fraud". A headline-grabbing case that may serve to salvage the Madoff-damaged careers on the SEC, permit 1000s of Texas attorneys in deepest perform to siphon billions from the Stanford resources, be supported via the admittedly "selective and incomplete" findings and "Declarations" of a unmarried accountant with an unlicensed CPA enterprise, and...immediately raise an undoubtedly corrupt DOJ prosecutor (Gregg Costa) to a pass judgement on within the 5th Circuit court docket of Appeals.
On March 6, 2012, after an excessive propagandizing crusade vilifying him as a "Ponzi schemer", a failed test on his existence, and maybe the main outrageously corrupt trial in sleek U.S. background, Robert Allen Stanford was once convicted of this completely synthetic fraud and sentenced by means of a federal pass judgement on to a striking one hundred ten years in criminal. just like the jurors who sat via his trial and have been (strategically) swayed through the photographs of his yacht, deepest planes and sprawling Caribbean property, for the prior seven years Stanford's U.S. and foreign consumers had believed strongly within the government's allegations opposed to him. yet no longer anymore.
Written contained in the greatest defense criminal the place Stanford has been held considering his conviction, Brutal Takeover unearths a deception of epic share - an superb conspiracy to snatch his worldwide businesses and resources, and use his sensationalized arrest to redeem the reputations broken by way of the Madoff scandal...and make all of it appear like righteous, American justice.
"A really extraordinary tale written in a frank, accomplished and totally soaking up sort, with such a lot of layers and encompassing monumentally epic subject matters. A plethora of key questions raised in a pertinent and intensely hard-
hitting fashion." - British Broadcasting corporation (BBC)
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