Allen Stanford Jury in Deadlock - For 3 days the jury has been deliberating in the trial of accused Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford. The jury sent a note tho Judge David Hittner that they could not reach a verdict. Judge says, "keep on going, this trial is as good as you're going to get."
Sam Antar Speaks Out and Attendee Let's Him Have It on Evaluation - Sam Antar, convicted felon and prominent white-collar speaker on the circuit, gave a presentation in Philadelphia last fall. One of the audience members gave an "anonymous" evaluation that called Antar "A piece of shit". The man making the comment was subsequently fired and guess who has come to his defense to have him reinstated? Sam Antar! Interesting perspective.
Chris Tappin, U.K. Citizen, Denied Bail - The saga continues over U.K. citizen Chris Tappin who was extradited from the U.K., a bit over a week ago, to stand trial in the U.S. on charges that he attempted to send military-grade batteries to Iran. Denying bail leaves Tappin in solitary confinement in a U.S. jail awaiting trial. The U.K. is concerned about the extradition of its citizens to stand trial in the U.S.
Misdemeanor Drug Charges have Big Impact on Former Boeing Employees - People who were caught up in the sale of presciption drug scandal involving employees at a Boeing helicopter plant near Philadelphia, are suffering some serious consequences for their actions. Should they have been treated as criminals, or people with a drug habit who needed help? They lost their job, now many are losing their homes.