Police: Wilton man faces charges for allegedly running Ponzi scheme

A Wilton man is facing charges today for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme.



Steven Simmons, 48, was arrested after authorities say he and a New York man played a role in cheating investors in ticket businesses. 



Officials say the scheme led people into investing $81 million into what they thought were retailers selling tickets for popular shows and concerts.



Simmons was charged with conspiracy and fraud.


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