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Hartford jury convicts retail ‘fencers’

Gregory Seay |

A Hartford federal jury has convicted two Connecticut men of running a large-scale operation that swapped cash for retail goods swiped by shoplifters to support their opioid addictions, prosecutors...

Fraud nets Windsor woman 1-year prison sentence

Gregory Seay |

A 43-year-old Windsor woman will spend a year and a day in federal prison for embezzling $190,399 from her employer and for filing a fraudulent tax return, prosecutors say.

Fourth to prison in ‘pump-dump’ fraud

Gregory Seay |

A Colorado lawyer caught up in a stock “pump-and-dump scheme” that so far has cost an ex-Hartford city councilman and three others their freedom and millions in losses to investors will...

Efficiency coalition lawsuit: Funding raid is unconstitutional

Matt Pilon |

A group of five Connecticut energy efficiency contractors, ratepayers and not-for-profits is seeking to block the state's planned sweep of $155 million in ratepayer funds, on the grounds that the...

Ellington doc owes $805K in whistleblower case

Gregory Seay |

An Ellington psychiatrist and his practice must pay $805,071 to settle civil allegations raised by a whistleblower that they overcharged state and federal taxpayers for drug screenings, authorities...

Hartford claws back some Dillon Stadium money

Matt Pilon |

The city of Hartford has recovered more money that was stolen by former would-be developers of Dillon Stadium, both of whom have since been imprisoned, Mayor Luke Bronin announced Wednesday.

Probation for Windsor woman's Medicaid fraud

Gregory Seay | 1

A Windsor woman who conspired to defraud Connecticut’s Medicaid program must serve five years of probation, prosecutors say.

Wallingford man charged in ID fraud

Gregory Seay |

A Wallingford man who allegedly used a victim’s identity to file a fraudulent bankruptcy petition has been charged with identity theft and bankruptcy fraud, federal authorities say

House unanimously confirms Robinson as chief justice

KEITH M. PHANEUF AND MARK PAZNIOKAS | CT MIRROR | 1

The House of Representatives acted quickly and unanimously Monday to confirm Richard A. Robinson as chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court, but Republicans pledged to oppose every new trial...

2 more CT court nominees

Gregory Seay |

Two more Connecticut jurists have been nominated to fill Superior Court vacancies, the governor says.

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