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Travelers settles D.C. Section 8 flap

Gregory Seay |

A Hartford unit of the Travelers Cos. will no longer ask the source of residents' income in apartments that it considers insuring in the nation's capitol, authorities say.

Durham seated as CT's U.S. Atty.

Gregory Seay |

Groton lawyer John H. Durham is officially Connecticut's 52nd U.S. Attorney.

Hartford landlord gets 5 yrs. for threat

Gregory Seay |

A Hartford landlord will serve five years in federal prison for threatening a Connecticut bankruptcy judge, authorities say.

$256K tax fraud snares ex-CT man

Gregory Seay |

A former Windsor man convicted of stealing $255,904 in a federal income-tax fraud faces three years in prison, prosecutors say.

Windsor woman pleads guilty in $190K embezzlement scheme

Patricia Daddona |

A 43-year-old Windsor woman pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport in connection with a scheme in which she embezzled $190,399 from her employer,...

Ex-Enfield official indicted for fraud

Gregory Seay |

The former head of Enfield's economic development agency is accused of embezzling more than $95,000 in federal funds, Enfield police and federal prosecutors say.

Opponents: Legal weed would cost CT $216M by 2020

Patricia Daddona |

An anti-marijuana legalization group and its Connecticut chapter say embracing recreational weed would cost the state $216 million in 2020 to administer and enforce.

MetLife CEO vows to correct pension payment troubles

Patricia Daddona |

MetLife Inc., the New York insurer with Bloomfield operations, said it is working to correct a record-keeping problem that led to about 13,500 annuity plan holders not receiving monthly payments over...

California launches probe following stunning admission by Aetna medical director

Wayne Drash, CNN |

California's insurance commissioner has launched an investigation into Aetna after learning a former medical director for the insurer admitted under oath he never looked at patients' records when...

Federal tax overhaul creates uncertainty, hope for business owners

Patricia Daddona |

More than 30 years after digesting the last major federal tax overhaul, Connecticut accountants and legal advisers working to interpret the latest changes to the federal tax code say business clients...

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