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Ex-Trader Convicted Of Fraud

A former investment banker has been convicted in Connecticut of defrauding investment funds established as part of the government’s response to the financial crisis.

03/08/2014

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Bank Warns Of Debit Card Phone “Phishing”

Hundreds of bank customers in Connecticut and western Massachusetts have been receiving phone calls in what’s known as a “phishing” scheme.

03/04/2014

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Former Wethersfield Man Faces Sentencing In ‘Debt Elimination’ Fraud

A former Wethersfield man is facing sentencing for operating a fraudulent debt elimination scheme.

01/20/2014

State officials say with an increase in Medicare spending under Obamacare comes a risk that some will abuse the system. (Getty Images)

Connecticut Hires Firm To Detect Fraud In DSS Program

Texas company will detect fraud, waste and abuse in the Department of Social Services Medical Assistance Program

12/29/2013

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28-Year Sentence In Navy Vets Charity Fraud

A judge handed down a 28-year prison sentence Monday to a man convicted of masterminding a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud.

12/16/2013

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Authorities: Prisoner Forged Check From Prison Where He Was Being Held

A federal judge has sentenced to five years in prison a Torrington man convicted of bank fraud and described by federal prosecutors as a “recidivist of the worst order.”

12/06/2013

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Art Dealer Pleads Guilty To Fraud Charge

A Branforc art dealer has pleaded guilty to a federal charge stemming from the fraudulent sale of an imitation Marc Chagall lithograph.

09/03/2013

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New London Innkeeper Convicted of Fraud Seeks to Remain Free on Appeal

The former owner of New London’s historic Lighthouse Inn is seeking to remain free while appealing her conviction on federal fraud charges.

06/24/2013

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Bristol Bank Teller Pleads Guilty To Fraud

A bank teller accused of stealing from the CD accounts of mostly elderly customers has pleaded guilty to bank fraud.

06/18/2013

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Justices: Lawyers Cannot Be Sued For Fraud

The state Supreme Court has ruled in an ex-NFL player’s case that Connecticut lawyers can’t be sued for fraud for their conduct in court cases because of a centuries-old legal doctrine.

05/17/2013

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