• Stanford's lawyers, family seek pretrial release

    Alleged swindler Allen Stanford's lawyers and family have again asked a federal judge to order his release from prison pending trial, citing his physical and mental deterioration and inability to help prepare his defense.
  • Allen Stanford to seek bail

    After spending a week in jail, Texas financier Allen Stanford on Thursday will face a U.S. judge who will decide whether the he must remain behind bars while he awaits trial for an alleged $7 billion swindle.
  • Allen Stanford to seek bail in Houston on Thursday

    After spending a week in jail, Texas financier Allen Stanford on Thursday will face a U.S. judge who will decide whether the he must remain behind bars while he awaits trial for an alleged $7 billion swindle.
  • FBI hands Allen Stanford fraud charges in Virginia

    Texas billionaire Allen Stanford, accused of an $8 billion fraud that spooked investors around the world, was served with the formal complaint on Thursday by FBI agents in Virginia.