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Jepsen to Visa et. al: Improve card security

State Attorney General George Jepsen and eight of his peers from other states sent a letter Monday to major credit-card providers urging them to speed up their move away from outdated magnetic strip...

Lembo pitches alternative pension-funding fix

Comptroller Kevin Lembo Tuesday unveiled an alternative pension-funding proposal that he said can reduce the volatility of future payments to the state pension fund and create a more manageable...

Bill Crowe, crew joining Rogin Nassau

Gregory Seay |

Veteran Hartford real estate lawyer William R. “Bill” Crowe, along with several more attorneys and staff, are breaking from their downtown law firm due to “philosophical...

Ex-DRS worker accused of file peeping

A former state revenue services worker faces prison time and fines after being arrested and charged with unauthorized computer review of confidential taxpayer information, authorities say.

Members, investors buy Hartford Club out of foreclosure

Two Hartford businessmen and a group of Hartford Club members have purchased the club's mortgage from Berkshire Bank, which had previously foreclosed on the debt, the club announced.

N. Britain baker gets 1 day, fines for fraud

The owner of a New Britain bakery convicted of tax fraud has been sentenced to one day in prison and ordered to pay more than $435,000 in fines, back taxes and penalties, authorities say.

CT tobacco-fraud crackdown nabs two

Connecticut's efforts to crack down on possession and sales of untaxed tobacco and cigarettes has yielded their first arrests, authorities say.

Shipman & Goodwin opens New Haven office

Law firm Shipman & Goodman, which has the bulk of its 165 attorneys in Hartford, said it has opened a New Haven office to focus on life sciences and other sectors.

'Payday' lender's civil-rights suit tossed

Gregory Seay |

An Oklahoma federal judge has dismissed a civil-rights-violation lawsuit from a tribe and its tribal chief against Connecticut bank regulators, citing jurisdiction issues.

Judge dismisses Hartford condo owners’ iQuilt appeal

A legal appeal from condo owners that has delayed the city’s walkable-downtown plan, iQuilt, was dismissed Friday.

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