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Yale University, Professor To Pay $1.5M To VA: Failed To Share Patent Royalties, Feds Say
Yale University and a professor who teaches there have agreed to pay over $1.5 million to the federal Department of Veterans Affairs after failing to share patent royalties for inventions, officials said.
Yale University and one of its professors, John Krystal, will pay $1,507,743.67 as part of a settlement with the Department of Veterans Affairs after failing to let the institution know about certain patents and not sharing royalties earned on them, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced on Thursday, Sept. 21.
According to federal officials,…
Cscu Board Of Regents Welcomes Newest Members Martin Guay, Ted Yang
Governor Ned Lamont has named two Connecticut business leaders to the Board of Regents of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) system.
Martin Guay, Vice President, Business Development at New Britain-based Stanley Black & Decker, and Ted Yang, founder of several companies and nonprofits including 4CT, the state’s largest COVID relief fund, and President of Cantata Media, Daily Voice’s parent company, are set to serve six-year terms on the Board, replacing two departing members.
The Board of Regents is made up of 22 members. Nine are appointed by the governor.
Covid-19: Highly Mutated Pirola Variant Now Identified In 10 States
A newly identified COVID-19 strain with around 30 mutations has now been identified in 10 states.
Cases of the BA.2.86 strain, known as Pirola, have been confirmed in:
The Michigan case, the first in the US, was an older woman who had recently returned from Japan who reportedly had mild symptoms.
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At a World Health Organization (WHO) news briefing late last month, authorities said …
Stafford Man Gets Prison Time For Tax Evasion: Ordered To Pay Over $160K To IRS
A 61-year-old Connecticut man will spend time in prison for filing a false tax return and providing false documentation to an Internal Revenue Service attorney, federal officials announced.
Tolland County resident David Kamal, age 61, of Stafford, was sentenced on Monday, Sept. 11 to eight months in prison for tax evasion, the US Attorney's Office for the District of Connecticut announced.
Earlier Report - CT Man Charged With Tax Fraud, Obstruction, ID Theft Offenses
According to federal officials, Kamal, a former Hebron resident, purposefully evaded taxes for the 2012 tax…
$750K Fraud Case: Shelton Man Sentenced
A Fairfield County man has been sentenced to prison for defrauding Amazon for almost $750,000.
Oshane Steward, age 31, of Shelton, was sentenced on Tuesday, Sept. 5 to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release, said Vanessa Roberts Avery, US Attorney for the District of Connecticut.
According to court documents and statements made in court, Stewart created multiple vendor accounts with Amazon allowing him to sell merchandise through the website on a third-party basis.
He often opened the accounts using false names, email addresses, and other identifying inform…