Mashantucket Pequot

Foxwoods Resort Casino. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

US Court Upholds Conviction Of Ex-Pequot Chairman

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of a former Mashantucket Pequot chairman who was found guilty of embezzling more than $100,000 from the tribe.

10/31/2014

The view from the observation tower overlooking Foxwoods casino area at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center

Ex-Pequot Chairman Appeals Embezzlement Conviction

An attorney for the former Mashantucket Pequot leader convicted of embezzling from the tribe has told a U.S. appeals court that his client was blocked from preventing key evidence at trial.

10/21/2014

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Mashantucket Tribal Treasurer Pleads Guilty In Theft Case

The former treasurer for the tribe that owns and operates the Foxwoods Resort Casino pleaded guilty to a theft charge Thursday, a day after resigning as a member of the Mashantucket Pequot tribal council.

10/03/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Former Tribal Chair Found Guilty In Embezzlement

A former chairman of the tribe that owns Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino was convicted Wednesday of stealing about $100,000 from his Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation to pay for limousine service trips for his mother and satellite radio, cable TV and other personal expenses for himself.

07/24/2013

New Haven Federal Court. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Trial Underway For Former Mashantucket Pequot Leader

Trial is underway in New Haven federal court on charges that former Mashantucket Pequot tribal chair Michael Thomas stole more than $100,000 in tribe funds.

07/22/2013

Amtrak Buys More Land In Groton; $62K Off Tax Rolls

For the second time in 12 years, Amtrak has paid a few million dollars to buy land in Groton from the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation.

11/12/2012

File photo of a blackjack game. (Robert Laberge/Getty Images Sport)

Tribal Police Chief Calls it Quits

The tribe that owns the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut is moving to give its own police department a larger role inside the Western Hemisphere’s largest casino.

05/31/2012

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