Moammar Gadhafi Turned Down Bernie Madoff, Allen Stanford

As hundreds of leaked U.S. diplomatic cables have shown, Libya's Gadhafi regime is linked in curious ways to some surprising figures -- from A-list American celebrities to shady former-Soviet arms manufacturers -- but there is one association Gadhafi is likely happy he never made: investment partners with convicted con man Bernie Madoff and alleged fellow Ponzi schemer Allen Stanford. The head of Libya's Investment Authority, Mohamed Layas, told U.S. officials in a meeting in January 2010 that...Full Story
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