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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

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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


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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