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US elections 2016 – Clinton and Trump secure sweeping primary wins – as it happened

 – Clinton and Trump secure sweeping primary wins – as it happened

The Guardian- 27 April 2016

Businessman takes all five states up for grabs while Hillary Clinton, capitalizing on last week’s victory over Bernie Sanders, wins four

Read full reports: http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/live/2016/apr/26

Connecticut, US: Guyanese convicted swindler dies before sentencing

Guyanese convicted swindler dies before sentencing


Deowraj Buddhu

Connecticut, US (courant.com) – A former Wethersfield man who swindled hundreds of thousands of dollars from people drowning in debt was to be sentenced Friday (today) to prison.

Instead, Deowraj “Deo” Buddhu will be buried.
The convicted felon died in prison January 16 and his funeral is today. He had been incarcerated since his arrest in June 2012. He was 71. The cause of his death was not available.

Buddhu was convicted in U.S. District Court in Hartford in June 2013 of six counts of mail fraud and seven counts of passing phony financial instruments. He faced spending the rest of his life in prison. A jury took less than an hour to convict him after hearing nine days of testimony.   Continue reading