Attorneys representing jailed Texas financier R. Allen Stanford continue falling by the wayside as he awaits trial on charges he bilked investors out of $7 billion in a massive Ponzi scheme. In a motion filed Tuesday in federal court, Stanford is again asking for new attorneys, his fourth set of lawyers in less than a year. Kent Schaffer, who, along with George Secrest, currently represents Stanford, said they are more than happy to step aside, citing conflicts with Stanford over how to try the case.
Jailed Financier Stanford Wants New Attorney
The Associated Press
March 31, 2010