corruption

Philip Giordano (Cpirtesy De[partment of Correction)

Judge Rejects Giordano Suit, Cash Request

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) – A judge has rejected a request by imprisoned former Waterbury Mayor Philip Giordano to have federal officials return two $4,000 suits, $5,000 in cash and other items seized from his home […]

02/09/2015

Federal officials from several agencies announce that a public corruption task force has been operating in Connecticut for several months. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Federal Agencies Join Forces To Investigate Public Corruption In State

By DAVE COLLINS Associated Press NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Federal authorities in Connecticut announced a new task force Wednesday to investigate corruption by public officials, saying the problem remains persistent despite numerous prosecutions in […]

02/04/2015

John Rowland , his wife Patty, and attorneys outside New Haven Federal Court, where he faces charges in a campaign finance case. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Rowland Motion For Acquittal Denied

A federal judge has rejected a motion to dismiss former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland’s convictions for election fraud, conspiracy and obstruction of justice.

12/31/2014

Governor John Rowland, file, 2004 (Bob Falcetti/Getty Images)

Rowland Looking To Dismiss All Charges

The high-profile Washington D.C.-based attorney for John Rowland is looking to dismiss all charges against the former governor for his role in a federal campaign finance scheme.

05/21/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Broke City’s Convicted Mayor Ordered Back To RI

A former mayor of a financially troubled Rhode Island city who’s imprisoned in Maryland on a corruption charge has been ordered back to his state by a federal judge.

01/16/2014

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

State Capitol in Hartford, CT

Malloy Says Decision On Newton’s Political Future Is Up To Voters

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says voters will have to determine whether former state Sen. Ernest Newton paid a sufficient price when he was convicted of corruption.

05/22/2012

Ganim Hints At Political Future

Former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim, released a year ago after serving nearly seven years in prison for corruption, has expressed some interest in running again to lead Connecticut’s largest city.

07/13/2011

Eddie Perez Booking Photo

Perez Wants Payment For Unused Vacation, Sick Time

The former mayor of Hartford who was convicted on public corruption charges in June is asking the city to pay him what could amount to tens of thousands of dollars in unused vacation and sick time.

04/21/2011

(Source:  CTMLS, Inc)

Former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez’s House For Sale

The house at the center of a corruption probe that brought down former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez is on the block.

04/07/2011

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