pyramid scheme

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Conn. Superior Court Nominee Tied To Pyramid Scheme Case Sworn In

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has delivered the oath of office to 15 Connecticut superior court judges, including a Bradford attorney who was a figure in a criminal case involving a pyramid scheme.

04/08/2013

Shelley Marcus

Judicial Nominee Tells Committee She Never Said Pyramid Scheme Was Legal

A Branford attorney nominated to the Superior Court assured state lawmakers on Friday that she told former clients involved in an alleged pyramid scheme “there was absolutely no way” they could change their so-called gifting tables club “to make it OK ever” under Connecticut law.

03/01/2013

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Two Found Guilty In “Gifting Table” Case

Two Guilford women have been found guilty of running a gifting table pyramid scheme.

02/20/2013

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Witnesses At Tax, Fraud Trial Say Schiavone Praised “Gifting Table”

Two Guilford witnesses in a trial alleging a pyramid scheme say a prominent New Haven businessman and one-time Republican office-seeker praised the business and volunteered to talk it up.

01/30/2013

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Trial To Start For Two Defendants In “Gifting Table” Case

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Two Guilford women accused of participating in a “gifting tables” pyramid scheme are heading to trial. The federal trial starts Thursday in Hartford for Donna Bello and Jill Platt. They have […]

01/22/2013

Gifting Table Guilty Plea

A Connecticut woman accused of participating in a “gifting tables” pyramid scheme has pleaded guilty to a tax charge. The U.S. Attorney’s office said 67-year-old Bettejane Hopkins of Essex pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court […]

12/18/2012

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