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Student Athletes at Texas Christian University Arrested For Dealing Drugs

Posted in Federal Fraud, NFL

According to a report on MSNBC.com, a recent drug bust at Texas Christian University campus in Fort Worth led to the arrest of some 17 students, including four football players. During a news conference this week school officials said those arrested were caught selling drugs to undercover narcotics officers both on campus and off-campus. The… Continue Reading

Cricket Bats and Federal Court: Part II

Posted in Cricket, Federal Fraud

This is an update to a previous post (found here) regarding the trial of Ponzi scheme leader/cricket teaming owner Allen Stanford. Last we heard Stanford had failed to convince a federal judge that he was mentally unfit to stand trail for an alleged $7 billion scheme to defraud investors. Now, a former employee of the… Continue Reading

Cricket Bats and Federal Court

Posted in Cricket, Federal Fraud

U.S. District Court in Houston will be the site of a sadly familiar story with an unusual central figure next month as the trial of Sir Allen Stanford begins. The familiar part is an allegedly 7 billion dollar Ponzy Scheme run by Stanford that bilked thousands of investors of their money. The new twist is Allen Stanford, the former… Continue Reading