STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford businessman, who was convicted of hiring a hit man to kill his wife's Greenwich boyfriend, was granted a $500,000 bond by a judge that will keep him out of jail for at least a year while he appeals his eight-year conviction, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Miguel Juarez, 54, who owns three businesses, MJM Stamford Landscaping, MJM Stamford Hardware and MJM Stone Supply, was convicted of hiring one of his employees, German Zecena, to follow his wife, and then hire a hit man when he discovered she had a boyfriend, said the Stamford Advocate.
The plan unraveled when the man Zecena hired turned out to be a Greenwich police undercover officer, said the Stamford Advocate. Juarez's attorney's filed several motions in an effort to get the conviction vacated, arguing Zecena was so untrustworthy that no one could believe him, but the judge denied the motions, added the Stamford Advocate.
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