Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Connecticut's U.S. Attorney Targets Public Corruption

On Wednesday, February 4, 2015, Deirdre M. Daly, the U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut held a press conference in New Haven to announce a multi-agency investigation into persistent and widespread public corruption in the State of Connecticut. The official press release sets the stage:

"United States Attorney Deirdre M. Daly and representatives from five federal law enforcement agencies today announced the formation of the Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force to investigate corrupt public officials, the misuse of public funds and related criminal activity.

The Connecticut Public Corruption Task Force includes representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Postal Inspection Service, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation Division, and the Inspector General’s Offices of the United States Department of Health and Human Services and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development."

The full DOJ release can be viewed by the first link below, other news outlets covered the announcement through interviews that followed in subsequent days and weeks. We'll update this page as we learn of more useful links.

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