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SEC bars Wethersfield convict from securities industry

Patricia Daddona |

A Wethersfield man convicted in an investment scheme that defrauded victims of more than $874,000 has been barred from the securities industry, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange...

Ex-Hartford councilman gets 3-yr. prison bid

Gregory Seay |

Former Hartford city councilmember Corey Brinson will spend three years behind bars for his role in a “pump-and-dump'' stock scheme that cost victims millions, federal prosecutors say.

CT: Time ebbing on Provigil claims

Gregory Seay |

Time is running out for eligible Connecticut residents to claim some of the state's approximately $1.7 million share of a settlement with the maker of sleep-apnea drug Provigil, the state attorney...

Retiring CT probate judges spark special elections

Gregory Seay |

Four probate court districts in central Connecticut and the shoreline will elect replacement judges in special elections to take place during this fall's Nov. 7 general election, authorities say.

Lawyer-entrepreneurs face growing pains

Patricia Daddona |

After working in consumer protection, Hartford attorney Sarah Poriss started a solo practice 11 years ago when she realized that people sued for unpaid debts needed legal representation.

Ex-CT man jailed for $1.4M refund fraud

Gregory Seay |

A former Torrington man will spend 30 months in federal prison for redeeming more than $1.4 million in fraudulently obtained tax-refund checks at check-cashing stores in Hartford and Torrington,...

Feds: Ex-Vernon man conned $3M

Gregory Seay |

A former Vernon man indicted two years ago for fraud and on the run since is now in custody and facing charges that could put him behind bars for four centuries, authorities say.

Ballpark access dispute settled

Patricia Daddona | 1

A dispute involving the city of Hartford and Centerplan over access to furniture and equipment near Dunkin' Donuts ballpark has been resolved.

3M sues Wallingford's Amphenol over alleged patent infringement

Patricia Daddona |

St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M Co. and 3M Innovative Properties Co. have filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Wallingford-based Amphenol Corp.

Attorneys form first CT group to resolve business disputes

Patricia Daddona |

Fifteen Connecticut attorneys have formed the state’s first business dispute resolution group.

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