Officials: Ex-West Haven city employee sentenced for stealing COVID funds

John Bernardo was sentenced to 13 months, then supervised release.

News 12 Staff

Mar 23, 2023, 12:26 AM

Updated 393 days ago

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West Haven officials say a former city employee will be sent to prison for more than a year for helping to steal more than $400,000 in COVID relief funds.
John Bernardo was sentenced to 13 months, then supervised release.
Officials say he conspired with others to steal money intended for the city, partially via fake invoices.
Bernardo also has to pay nearly $60,000 in restitution.


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