DOJ, Stanford Spar Over Allegedly 'Vague' Charges

Law360, New York (October 21, 2010, 6:27 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors have shot back at two motions by accused $8 billion Ponzi schemer Robert Allen Stanford — one for a bill of particulars and another to dismiss for failure to satisfy pleading requirements — claiming Stanford either misunderstood his own indictment or willfully misinterpreted the law.

Where Stanford does follow the law, he is engaging in a thinly veiled attempt to discover the government’s evidentiary theory in advance of his trial, prosecutors claimed in reply motions filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the...
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