Charles Wyly

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Billionaire Philanthropist Charles Wyly Killed in Crash

Big-time political donor died in accident yesterday

(Newser) - Texas billionaire and philanthropist Charles Wyly, whose family donated millions of dollars to Republican causes and Dallas arts projects, has died after a car accident in western Colorado, authorities say. He was 77. Wyly, who maintained a home near Aspen, was turning onto a highway near the local airport when... More »

Billionaire Wyly Brothers Accused of Insider Trading

The two are big conservative donors

(Newser) - The SEC has filed suit in New York against famed Dallas billionaire investors Sam and Charles Wyly, accusing them, their attorney, and their stockbroker of insider trading. The 78-page complaint alleges the Wyly brothers made $550 million in undisclosed gains over 13 years by trading in securities of companies on... More »

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