Apparently, the women who can't even remember to bring her ID to court is a dangerous and crafty agent of intrigue prone to flight at any moment.
Laura Pendergest-Holt, the Stanford Financial Group Co. executive indicted for obstructing a U.S. regulator's probe into an alleged $8 billion fraud, is a flight risk requiring electronic monitoring, U.S. prosecutors say.
Pendergest-Holt, chief investment officer for one of three R. Allen Stanford-led businesses sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for misleading investors, pleaded innocent to the criminal charges on May 14. Freed on a $300,000 bond, she is wearing an electronic-monitoring ankle bracelet her lawyers say is unnecessary. Prosecutors disagree.
Stanford's Pendergest-Holt a Flight Risk, U.S. Prosecutors Say [Bloomberg]