DOJ Rejects Stanford Request For Co-Conspirator IDs

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Texas financier Robert Allen Stanford isn’t entitled to names or other information about alleged co-conspirators who were mentioned in the grand jury indictment accusing him of orchestrating an $8 billion Ponzi scheme, prosecutors claim.

Prosecutors called Stanford’s request “especially inappropriate given the lengthy and detailed indictment and extensive discovery” they’d already produced, according to the government’s response to Stanford’s discovery motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas.

Prosecutors also said Stanford was merely seeking to obtain information about co-conspirators...
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