Stanford Group: Baton Rouge was ‘prime hunting ground’

Stanford Group Exxon People
A popular place to find Baton Rouge-based Stanford Group advisors was at the ExxonMobil plant, where they pitched the fraudulent CDs to soon-to-be retiring employees. (Photo by Tim Mueller)

In the decade since the Stanford collapse, there’s been a lot of time for introspection. Why was Baton Rouge so ripe for this scam? Was there something unique to this place? A lot of people have …

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