Political consultant from Waterbury sentenced to 8 months in prison for wire fraud

Victor Cuevas pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud charges.

News 12 Staff

Aug 4, 2023, 12:07 PM

Updated 348 days ago

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A political consultant from Waterbury has been sentenced to 8 months in prison for wire fraud.
Victor Cuevas pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud charges.
Prosecutors say Cuevas submitted false petitions to a candidate for probate judge in 2017 who had hired his firm to gather signatures for the race.
Cuevas is also a former state representative, who resigned in 2016 after a conviction on a bank fraud charge.


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