• Covid-19 Vaccine August 12, 2022 5:11 pm

    Conn. Woman Pleads Guilty in False COVID-19 Vaccine Card Scheme

    A woman accused of fraudulently issuing over a dozen COVID-19 vaccination cards has pleaded guilty, according to the Dept. of Justice. Officials said 25-year-old Zaya Powell, of Waterbury, pleaded guilty to a false statement offense relating to the creation of false vaccine cards. Court documents show that Powell worked as a data entry specialist for Griffin Health and traveled to…

  • fraud warning October 22, 2020 6:46 pm

    State Warning Unemployment Recipients About Phishing Attempts

    After hundreds of unemployment recipeients saw their funds disappear, the Department of Labor is warning about bad actors who are gaining access to accounts through phishing attempts.

  • fraud October 22, 2020 6:50 pm

    Officials Warn Connecticut's Unemployed About Fraud

    Unemployed Connecticut residents aren’t the only ones waiting for the next pandemic relief check. There are a slew of fraudsters waiting to get their hands on the money. The state is trying to make sure that doesn’t happen.  The Department of Labor sent out an email this week to claimants to warn them of possible phishing scams. It says...

  • fraud March 20, 2020 7:25 pm

    US Attorney Wants Public to Report Any Suspected COVID-19 Fraud Schemes

    The U.S. Attorney is encouraging the public to report any suspected fraud tied to the coronavirus. John H. Durham, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, called on residents to report any suspected schemes to the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) hotline (1-866-720-5721) or to the NCDF e-mail address disaster@leo.gov. Authorities will prioritize investigation into such cases. Potential...

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