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Then-mayor Eddie Perez speaks at Hartford City Hall in March, 2009. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State Supreme Court Review Sought In Eddie Perez Corruption Case

A states attorney today filed paperwork seeking to get the Connecticut Supreme Court to consider restoring former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez’s corruption conviction.

01/06/2014

Anne Bass (File: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images Entertainment)

Bass Butler Conviction Upheld

NEW YORK (AP) _ A New York federal appeals court has upheld the conviction and 20-year prison sentence for philanthropist Anne H. Bass’s former butler. Emanuel Nicolescu (nik-oh-LES’-kyoo) was convicted last year in New Haven, […]

11/05/2013

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Police Say Man Charged With Extortion Demanded Nude Photos

A Stratford man has been charged with attempted extortion after police said he sent emails to women demanding nude photos.

10/19/2012

Anne Bass in 2010. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Butler Sentenced To 20 Years In Philanthropist Extortion

A former butler who tried to extort millions of dollars from philanthropist Anne H. Bass has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

08/17/2012