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Bridgeport tax preparer pleads guilty to coordinating $1.5M in false returns

Rolando Russell faces a maximum term of six years in prison.

Dutchess County man charged with illegally selling endangered sharks kept...

The rare sandbar sharks were rescued and moved to the New York Aquarium in Coney Island.

Ridgefield and Harrison named among nation’s safest municipalities

Safewise determined Ridgefield to be the second safest and Harrison the fourth safest municipality in the nation.

Bridgeport tobacco wholesaler sentenced for $5.8M tax fraud

Rishi Malik is free on a $1.2 million bond and is scheduled to report to prison on March 13.

Save the Children defrauded of $1M in cyber scam

The Fairfield-based nonprofit's insurance coverage allowed it recoup all but $112,000 of the stolen money.

Regional businesses targeted in bomb-threat hoax wave

The bomb threats appeared to be part of coordinated effort that impacted cities around the U.S. and Canada.

Yonkers named seventh safest U.S. city, Bridgeport ranks 80th

WalletHub analyzed 184 cities in a 39-item data set ranging from assaults per capita to unemployment rate to road quality.

Ex-Shelton bookkeeper sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Over a six-year period, Miriam Dubay forged 168 separate checks totaling $239,851.68 and either cashed them or deposited them in her personal bank account.

New Canaan dog rescue group head blamed in five canine deaths

"They were still inside the crates, pretty much down to the bones," said Fairfield Police Lt. Robert Kalamaras regarding the five dead dogs found in Heidi Lueders' home.

Second-generation bail bondsman Vinny Curcio helps those stuck behind bars

Vinny Curcio’s business covers the entire state and he is part of a network that enables him to post a bail bond in all 50 states.

Co-owner of two pizza restaurant companies pleads guilty to tax fraud

Steven Cioffi was charged with manipulating net income and withholding taxes, resulting in a loss to the IRS of more than $122,000.

Ex-BLT employee sentenced in kickback scheme

Javed Choudhry received between $250,000 and $500,000 in cash kickbacks from construction contractors over a three-year period.

Stamford ice skating rink manager sentenced to 21 months for defrauding...

Mark J. Zito pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud last December for bilking the Stamford Twin Rinks of more than $490,000 in fraudulent expenses.

Survey ranks Connecticut second-to-last as summer road trip destination

The new WalletHub survey “2018’s Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips” ranked Connecticut as 49th out of the 50 states.

Garbage company owner pleads guilty for not filing tax returns

The owner of a company serving Fairfield and Westchester counties pleaded guilty to two counts of willful failure to file an income tax return.