Sir Allen Stanford's Circle of Friends (Slideshow)

Sir Allen Stanford is nowhere to be found in the wake of the SEC’s allegations that his bank was at the centre of an “ongoing massive fraud” as large as $8 billion.

But even though his offices have been shuttered around the country, he leaves behind a coeterie of well-connected, high-profile pals from the world of sports and politics.

Here’s our list of Stanford’s buddies and how they’ve gotten to know the man behind the scam.


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