Friday, June 5, 2009

Connecticut Man Sentenced In $133K Misappripriation Case

Richard J. Cardone, 64, of Norwich, Connecticut, was sentenced to 4 years in prison, suspended after three months, for misappropriating $133,000 from the Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, which his company, Office Support Systems LLC did business. According to investigators, Cardone made illegal withdrawals from a commission funded account between 2002 and 2007. His company was contracted to provide brochures and other marketing materials to individuals making requests through the state's tourism website. Cardone was originally charged with six counts of first-degree larceny and three counts of second-degree larceny last April.

Read the story here, here and here.

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