Ponzi Scheme Photos on Townhall

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    To match Insight SEC/STANFORD

    Posted: 1/26/2012 4:50:38 PM EST
    Texas billionaire Allen Stanford arrives at the Federal courthouse in Houston in the custody of U.S. marshalls in this June 25, 2009 file photo. In early 2009, federal investigators finally closed in on the Houston financier. For more than a decade and a half, Stanford had run an alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme from his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. U.S. authorities had been nosing around Stanford's empire but hesitated to open a full-blown probe. To match Insight SEC/STANFORD REUTERS/Steve Campbell/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
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    Posted: 1/26/2012 4:48:57 PM EST
    Stanford Financial Group's former chief investment officer James Davis leaves federal court with his wife Lori in Houston in this August 27, 2009 file photo. In early 2009, federal investigators finally closed in on Houston financier R. Allen Stanford. For more than a decade and a half, Stanford had run an alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme from his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. U.S. authorities had been nosing around Stanford's empire but hesitated to open a full-blown probe. To match Insight SEC/STANFORD REUTERS/Richard Carson/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
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    To match Insight SEC/STANFORD

    Posted: 1/26/2012 4:45:53 PM EST
    Texas billionaire Allen Stanford flashes a "thumbs up" as he leaves the Federal courthouse in Houston, Texas in this June 26, 2009 file photo. In early 2009, federal investigators finally closed in on the Houston financier. For more than a decade and a half, Stanford had run an alleged $7 billion Ponzi scheme from his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. U.S. authorities had been nosing around Stanford's empire but hesitated to open a full-blown probe. To match Insight SEC/STANFORD REUTERS/Steve Campbell/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS CRIME LAW)
  •  - Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Posted: 1/23/2012 10:28:06 AM EST
    Allen Stanford (L) arrives at the Federal Court in Houston January 23, 2012. Stanford, 61, is on trial battling charges that he operated a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from Stanford International Bank Ltd, his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Securities regulators are due in court on Tuesday to argue that a brokerage industry-backed protection fund should let thousands of victims of Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme file claims for compensation. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
  •  - Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Posted: 1/23/2012 10:26:00 AM EST
    Allen Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston January 23, 2012. Stanford, 61, is on trial battling charges that he operated a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from Stanford International Bank Ltd, his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Securities regulators are due in court on Tuesday to argue that a brokerage industry-backed protection fund should let thousands of victims of Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme file claims for compensation. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
  •  - Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Posted: 1/23/2012 10:24:28 AM EST
    Allen Stanford arrives (L) at the Federal Court in Houston January 23, 2012. Stanford, 61, is on trial battling charges that he operated a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from Stanford International Bank Ltd, his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Securities regulators are due in court on Tuesday to argue that a brokerage industry-backed protection fund should let thousands of victims of Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme file claims for compensation. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
  •  - Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Posted: 1/23/2012 10:22:57 AM EST
    Allen Stanford (R) arrives at the Federal Court in Houston January 23, 2012. Stanford, 61, is on trial battling charges that he operated a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from Stanford International Bank Ltd, his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Securities regulators are due in court on Tuesday to argue that a brokerage industry-backed protection fund should let thousands of victims of Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme file claims for compensation. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
  •  - Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Posted: 1/23/2012 10:20:05 AM EST
    Allen Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston January 23, 2012. Stanford, 61, is on trial battling charges that he operated a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from Stanford International Bank Ltd, his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Securities regulators are due in court on Tuesday to argue that a brokerage industry-backed protection fund should let thousands of victims of Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme file claims for compensation. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
  •  - Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston

    Posted: 1/23/2012 10:18:36 AM EST
    Allen Stanford arrives at the Federal Court in Houston January 23, 2012. Stanford, 61, is on trial battling charges that he operated a $7 billion Ponzi scheme from Stanford International Bank Ltd, his offshore bank on the Caribbean island of Antigua. Securities regulators are due in court on Tuesday to argue that a brokerage industry-backed protection fund should let thousands of victims of Stanford's alleged Ponzi scheme file claims for compensation. REUTERS/Richard Carson (UNITED STATES - Tags: CRIME LAW BUSINESS)
  •  - SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    Posted: 12/1/2011 7:24:33 PM EST
    Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee Irving Picard speaks as Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) looks on during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Jeffry Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
  •  - SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    Posted: 12/1/2011 7:23:58 PM EST
    Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee Irving Picard speaks as Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) looks on during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Jeffry Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
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    Posted: 11/1/2011 2:05:46 AM EST
    In this image released by NBC, Catherine Hooper, left, fiance to Andrew Madoff, center, and Ruth Madoff, wife of jailed Ponzi scheme creator Bernie Madoff, appear on the "Today" show on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)
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    Posted: 11/1/2011 2:05:46 AM EST
    In this image released by NBC, Ruth Madoff, wife of jailed Ponzi scheme creator Bernie Madoff, appears on the "Today" show on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)
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    Posted: 11/1/2011 2:05:46 AM EST
    In this image released by NBC, Catherine Hooper, left, fiance to Andrew Madoff, center, and Ruth Madoff, wife of jailed Ponzi Scheme creator Bernie Madoff, appear on the "Today" show with host Matt Lauer, right, on Monday, Oct. 31, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/NBC, Peter Kramer)
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    Posted: 11/1/2011 2:05:45 AM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 file image taken from video and released by CBS, Andrew Madoff, son of disgraced financier, Bernard Madoff, talks to ?60 Minutes? correspondent Morley Safer in New York. Madoff says he never suspected his financier father of running a Ponzi scheme because he grew up hearing what a legend he was. (AP Photo/CBS, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES; NO ARCHIVE; FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY
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    Posted: 10/31/2011 11:20:47 AM EST
    FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 file image taken from video and released by CBS, Andrew Madoff, son of disgraced financier, Bernard Madoff, talks to ?60 Minutes? correspondent Morley Safer in New York. Madoff says he never suspected his financier father of running a Ponzi scheme because he grew up hearing what a legend he was. (AP Photo/CBS, File) MANDATORY CREDIT; NO SALES; NO ARCHIVE; FOR NORTH AMERICAN USE ONLY
  •  - SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    Posted: 10/5/2011 3:23:49 PM EST
    Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee Irving Picard speaks as Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) looks on during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Jeffry Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
  •  - SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    Posted: 9/29/2011 5:14:01 PM EST
    Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee Irving Picard speaks as Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) looks on during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Jeffry Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
  •  - SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    Posted: 9/28/2011 5:14:43 PM EST
    Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee Irving Picard speaks as Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) looks on during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Jeffry Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton
  •  - SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    SIPA Trustee Picard speaks during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Madoff's ponzi

    Posted: 9/28/2011 5:14:19 PM EST
    Securities Investor Protection Act (SIPA) Trustee Irving Picard speaks as Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara (L) looks on during a news conference in New York, announcing the return of $7.2 billion from the estate of Madoff insider Jeffry Picower to settle civil claims for victims of Bernard Madoff's ponzi scheme December 17, 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton