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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Angela Petrelli
Investors taken in by Texas tycoon R. Allen Stanford expressed relief and a sense of vindication after a federal jury convicted the jet-setting financier of swindling them out of more than $7 billion. But they said the verdict will never replace the loss of their life savings.
"Of course we wanted him to be convicted," she said. "In an ideal world, that would mean we would get some of our money back. But it doesn't work that way."