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Connecticut Attorney General William Tong
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Connecticut and 38 other states have reached a settlement with a fake charity network that ran a robocall scam. The scam squeezed over $100 million from people nationwide between 2016 and 2019. The states worked with the Federal Trade Commission to end the scam.

Connecticut Attorney General William Tong
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Connecticut’s Attorney General’s Office has launched an investigation into the Connecticut Port Authority after the State Auditor’s Office received two whistleblower reports about the agency from 2019 in regards to a $500,000 fee the agency paid to a consultant.

Bridgeport Police Chief Armando "A.J." Perez leaves the Brien McMahon Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse out a back door on Thursday in Bridgeport, Conn. Perez was arrested Thursday on federal charges that he rigged the police chief hiring process.
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A federal judge has agreed to extend sentencing to April for former Bridgeport police chief A.J. Perez, who pled guilty in a fraud case last year. The judge also extended sentencing for the city's former personnel David Dunn, who also pled guilty in the same case.

Perez also wants a court to make sure his guilty plea in a federal fraud case doesn’t affect his pension.

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Connecticut will get $7.5 million as its share of a $573 million multi-state opioid abuse settlement with McKinsey and Company.

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An attorney for ex-Bridgeport personnel director, David Dunn, asked to keep part of Dunn’s pension in a court filing this month. That’s after Dunn and ex-Police Chief Armando Perez pleaded guilty to FBI charges related to rigging a job search for police chief.