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U.S. wants one trial in Stanford Ponzi case

HOUSTON - JUNE 24:  Stanford chief investment ...Image by Getty Images via @daylife
Reuters: "Prosecutors told U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston that it would be a waste of judicial resources to allow Laura Pendergest-Holt, a former chief investment officer at Stanford Financial Group, to get her own trial.

Holt made the request last week, saying the 'egregious and circus-like conduct' by Stanford and his latest set of lawyers, who have been accused of insurance fraud and whom she accused of having 'faked health issues in court,' could jeopardize her right to a fair trial.
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