Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Stanford’s Ex-Investment Chief Sentenced to Three Years

Laura Pendergest Holt, the former chief investment officer for Stanford Financial Group Co., was sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of the $7 billion Ponzi scheme at the company.

Pendergest Holt was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge David Hittner in Houston. She was the third-highest-ranking executive in the financial services firm that Texas financier R. Allen Stanford built on what the U.S. said was a Ponzi scheme based on bogus offshore bank certificates.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.