Ponzi Schemes

Houston, TX criminal defense attorney Dan Cogdell talks about taking on ponzi scheme cases.

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I successfully represented a woman by the name of Laura Holt. Laura Holt was the chief investment officer of Stanford Financial. Stanford Financial was probably the second biggest Ponzi scheme in the United States history. And I was able to convince the prosecutors to pull way down on their recommendation for her sentence because I convinced them that she didn’t have near the amount of working knowledge as to the breadth and the depth of the Ponzi scheme as they originally thought.

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