June 19, 2009 11:15

The New York Times is reporting that R. Allen Stanford, the Texas billionaire accused of running a multibillion-dollar Ponzi scheme that defrauded hundreds of investors, and at least four others, including an Antiguan offiicial, have been indicted in the fraud case.

The Times' source is a federal prosecutor who spoke on condition that he not be named. The prosecutor says the Antiguan official, Leroy King, the former head of the Antiguan regulatory agency that oversaw banking on the Caribbean island nation, is accused of accepting a bribe from Stanford.

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Should Democrats dump Dixie? DEC 17 Blogger Bob Mann gives his two cents on the question being discussed among tight-pants-bushy-beard-hat-on-in-the-house northern liberals who were disgusted by Mary's defeat. In a round-about way, he's seeking to remind them that the pendulum always swings back. Must-read story about Janzen Jackson DEC 17 This post on Vice Sports is an in-depth look at the life of Janzen Jack

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