Unemployment claims swelling in state

Connecticut’s Labor Department said Thursday it will extend the hours of operations of its unemployment benefits call centers and open them on Presidents’ Day due to a heavy volume of callers filing unemployment claims. The rising tide of callers in Connecticut appears to be running counter to the trend across the nation, but some of […] [Read More]
Categories: Economy, Labor

Newtown man cops to $2.5 million “friends and family” fraud

The U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut said Thursday Garrett L. Denniston, 62, formerly of Newtown and Maine, pleaded guilty in federal court to wire fraud related to a seven-year fraud that took 50 people for $2.5 million. ‚ÄúThis defendant operated an investment fraud scheme by representing to investors that he ran a successful […] [Read More]
Categories: Fraud

Swiss working with IRS to find hidden American money

Could this be a boon to mattress makers? (You know, because people will have to hide money in them instead of offshore accounts.) In case you were thinking of hiding money offshore in Switzerland, better think again. Uncle Sam has worked out a deal with Swiss. Here’s the announcement: The U.S. Department of the Treasury […] [Read More]
Categories: Banking, Taxes
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