posted on May, 19 2010 @ 10:27 AM
Does anyone remember this suspect, he is accused of swindling nearly $7 Billion from investors in a ponzi scheme.
The court ruled that he is a risk for flight and have denied bond in his case.. and appeals have been rejected and upheld by a higher court.
Now this effort...
HOUSTON — Texas financier R. Allen Stanford's attorneys said Tuesday that jail has reduced their client to a "wreck of a man" who is severely
depressed, forgets conversations, can no longer see out of one eye and believes he is "losing his mind."
The description of Stanford's mental and physical condition was contained in a motion filed by his attorneys asking a federal judge, for a third
time, to grant the jailed financier a bond so he can be free while awaiting his trial. Stanford is due to go on trial in January on charges he bilked
investors out of $7 billion as part of a massive Ponzi scheme.
The latest motion was prepared with the help of Harvard law professor and celebrity defense lawyer Alan Dershowitz, a consultant hired by
They want the court to feel sorry for this guy?
Maybe the switch from " caviar and champagne " to " pickle loaf and kool-aid " is a little karmic justice?
I think the defense atty's need to stop these delay tactics and let the trial commence.