Hair Balls is kinda flipping out over online pics purporting to show a secret, mysterious room at Hotel ZaZa, with concrete floors, a bed chained to the wall, a giant skull-and-bones painting, and a portrait of a dude who looks a lot like a guy who used to work at Stanford Financial.
The pics were ... More >>
Why can't a visionary huckster financial genius whose only aim is to help the little people lead better lives get a break?
Cricket-loving Allen Stanford, Houston's second-best scammer after Enron, had proclaimed his innocence through an ever-changing series of attorneys representing him, but for so ... More >>
Allen Stanford, the alleged Ponzi-schemer who led a billionaire's life allegedly on the alleged backs of allegedly bilked investors, doesn't like his jail cell.It's got no air-conditioning, it's dark, it's crowded. In other words, it's a lot like Houston in the weeks after Ike. But we're guessing ... More >>
That's Your Big Boy
If the three-martini lunch was the status symbol of the go-go '80s
(Gordon Gekko and all that), then surely the steakhouse dinner replete
with a bottle of Opus One and a finishing cigar was the defining dish
of the naughty '00s (pronounced "aughties" by the way).
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Were you screwed by Houston's Stanford Financial Group? The FBI would like to talk to you.Today they've started a major outreach to investors of the Houston company, asking them to contact the agency by phone or e-mail to detail their investment and experience with this year's Enron."In an effort to ... More >>
Are you an attorney looking to work for a company "that strives every day on every level of our business to achieve a higher standard"?You're in luck!! Such a company advertised in the help-wanted section of the Chronicle Sunday!!The company "has an opening for a skilled, dynamic attorney to partici ... More >>