Stanford Receiver Seeks $1.5M From Broker-Dealer Exec

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 7:47 PM EDT) -- The receiver tasked with recovering money for victims of accused $7 billion Ponzi schemer Robert Allen Stanford filed suit Tuesday in Texas against the former chief financial officer of Stanford Group Co., seeking to recover $1.5 million in allegedly ill-gotten proceeds.

Juan Alberto Rincon served as CFO of SGC, Stanford's broker-dealer unit, from 1996 to 2007 and continued to consult for the company thereafter, helping it expand into South America, receiver Ralph S. Janvey contends.

According to the complaint, Rincon received more than $1.5 million in...
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