The Day's housing investigation
An investigation by The Day uncovered more than a half-dozen instances across the state in which property owners facing foreclosure believe they were victims of a scheme run by a man convicted of similar illegal activity in New Jersey. Law enforcement officials say the man, Timothy W. Burke, tells homeowners he will buy their home, but instead rents them out to unsuspecting tenants who aren't aware that the homes will soon be taken over by the bank. Burke collects the rent for his alleged personal gain rather than to pay for property-related expenses. A law enforcement officer said he has turned over his investigation to the FBI. Burke has not been charged in Connecticut.
- Izaskun E. Larraņeta
Stories that may interest you
DEAR ABBY: Many years ago, I had a romance with a young girl in a faraway town. After a year, thinking I could do better, I moved on. With the benefit of hindsight, I now realize she stood head and shoulders above all the others, and I had tragically discarded my soul...
Students from the Ledyard, Fitch, and New London high schools' "More Than Words" diversity leadership group embark on the schooner Amistad for the final lesson in the Discovering Amistad curriculum Monday.
Norwich building official condemned two six-unit apartment buildings in Taftville on Thursday, displacing 22 adults and 21 children.
Tribal member played major role in preserving Mohegan cultural history