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Secret Cult Attacks Avon Woman

By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer

AVON — An Avon woman on Monday was attacked in her home by several individuals, who claimed they were a part of a secret cult.

According to witnesses accounts, the perpetrators hit her head several times, hoping to cause brain injury that would “take her  education” that has made her a success.


“You’re weaker now,” one suspect said. The suspect was referring to her profile as a strong intellectual leader and executive in the Greater Hartford area.
Witnesses said the perpetrators were clearly under educated. So they decided to do spirit possession to sabotage her career and take her ideas and plans she had in place to promote her business and book project. The home invasion lasted for several months as the perpetrators were hoping to damage her head, body,  face, hair and teeth. The victim’s family members were also isolated  from her and assaulted, so that she would be in her home alone.


Witnesses said the suspects kept breaking  laws because they worked on political campaigns and knew the Avon police chief and other politicians in the state and in their home towns. The crimes committed included breaking and entering, disturbing the peace, grand larceny, theft of services, sexual assault and attempted murder.


“We’re holding you back now,” one suspect said as they try to damage her head, her spine and other parts of her body while she’s in her home. They didn’t want the story to come out while President Barack Obama was in office.


Additionally, the perpetrators have been visiting the woman’s home by using Santeria and other forms of witchcraft since 2014. Sources said it was a form of academic mobbing, which includes highly educated individuals who want to commit a crime in secret and left little or no trace.


The recent attack was spurred on by jealousy while trying to “recruit” the woman for several projects in the state, sources said.

That’s because woman, who is a professor, is a brilliant immigrant, and the suspects  wanted her to “not be successful in America.” Instead, they wanted the government to make her a “targeted individual”  instead of a successful job applicant, especially in federal government.

The woman identified the perpetrators to Avon Police as black nativists and white Ku Klux Klan members. Since the report, the police officers, some of whom are friends of individuals in the cult, have instead harassed the victim and tried to frame her for various crimes to discredit her story to the police.

Using a so-called mind reader devices, the perpetrators also attacked the woman’s brother and wanted to make him mentally ill by  following him around town and talking to him while he’s reading or using the computers at the Avon Public Library. The intense harassment and racial and ethnic bullying, which was politically charged, began in April 2016.


These types of attacks involved the use a combination of spirits and mind reading devices to achieve the perpetrator’s goal, according to Bettina Sorger, Joel Reithler, and other researchers at Universiteit Maastricht’s Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience Department of Neurocognition.


“These devices monitor targeted individual’s thoughts constantly and allows the enemy to use our inner voices against us,” according to these researchers.


“This not science fiction,” said Joshua Byer one of the founder of Targeted Individuals because of national origin or other social and political reasons. “We need assistance with a very real threat in modern society.”


The suspects in the case are Langley “Lenz” Giles, 38, of 38 Fulton St., New Britain; Amber C. Leitao, 36, of 239 Old Farms Road 15A in Avon; Jennifer Tucker, 32, of 239 Old Farms Rd, 13C, Avon, CT; and Pedro Segarra, 57, of 76 Prospect Ave., Hartford, Brittney Cooper, 36, of 9 Forest Glen Dr., Highland Park, NJ; Rahiel Tesfamariam, 35, of unknown address in Washington, D.C.; Kevin Merida of Bristol, CT; Lansana Koroma of 117 South 17th Street, Suite 908, Philadelphia, PA; and Daryl Scott 59, of Bowie, MD; Christopher Jenkins, 45, of Washington, D.C.; Michelle Cote, of Bantam, CT.


At least two of the suspects, who were on a 2014 political campaign for Gov. Dannel Malloy and Luke Bronin, began to stalk the woman. Giles and Leitao followed the woman on business and personal trips and began stealing her money, clothes, jewelery. They also kidnapped her and held her for several months to ensure missed business appointments.


Other suspects used Santeria, while she was being held hostage in Avon, to get her business plan and political strategy for campaigns and other promotional material for thier businesses. They also wanted to know about her book project that she was working on for several years.

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Hartford and ESPN to Sponsor Soccer Clinics

HARTFORD —   The City of Hartford is continuing its soccer program for pre-Kindergarters starting Nov. 14.

The soccer clinics, sponsored by ESPN and the Department of Children, Families, Youth and Recreation, will be held at the Samuel V. Arroyo  Center Gym at Pope Park.

City Officials said this is part of an ongoing effort to provide childrenwith physical fitness opportunities.

The clinics are scheduled Saturday mornings on Nov. 14 Nov. 21, December 5 and Dec. 12.

Children will be coaches by trainers from Soccer Shots, a youth soccer development organization for children ages 2-8.

Parents can register their children at Arroyo, Metzner Recreation Cener unitl Nov.7.

The program is also supported by National Recreation and Park Association. For more information, call 860-757-4888.

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Historian to Discuss First Black Female Abolitionist

HARTFORD – June is Caribbean-American Heritage Month. And in celebration of Caribbean-American Heritage Month, Dr. Ann-Marie Adams will hold a discussion about race, gender, and education in Connecticut at the Avon Public Library on June 30.

Dr. Adams’ talk entitled Maria Stewart: Alchemy of Race, Gender, and Education in Antebellum Connecticut, will begin at 6 p.m. in the Library’s conference room at 281 Country Club Road in Avon, CT.

Adams, a historian and journalist, will also discuss the contours and complexity of the long Civil Rights Movement in Connecticut, which catapulted Maria Stewart to fame in the 1800s. Stewart was the first black, female abolitionist, a contemporary of Frederick Douglass.

She was also the first black woman to give a public speech in America.

She was also known for giving the first speech before a mixed audience of men and women. In the 1800s it was not proper for women—black and white—to speak before an audience with men.

And unbeknown to many, Stewart was from Connecticut.

A Caribbean-American, Dr. Adams said she is delighted to share this hidden history with the public.



Stewart has been heralded by many black feminists, but she does not get the attention of Frederick Douglass or Harriett Tubman.

Stewart was born in the West Indies.

For more information, call 860-403-0055.

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State Offers Aid to Companies for Employment

WETHERSFIELD – Southwest Connecticut employers are invited to learn more about the Subsidized Training and Employment and Training Program (Step Up) as well as a variety of other hiring and tax incentives designed to benefit their businesses by attending a May 29 conference being held in the Westport Inn Ballroom.

Officials said that the conference aims to target companies of any size that can learn about the opportunities and benefits available to their business, including the wage reimbursement program through Step Up, low interest financing under the Small Business Express Program, assistance on recruitment and business plan development, and tax incentives for equipment upgrades and job creation initiatives.”

Taking place from 8 to 10:30 a.m., the event, begins with networking and light refreshments at 7 a.m. Employers can pre-register online for the conference by or more information can be obtained from Dolores Ryan, BridgeportAmerican Job Center by contacting her at or (203) 455-2602.

Additional conferences, also to be held from 8 to 10:30 a.m., will be offered on the following dates:

  • June 3, Progress Square Industrial Park, 32 Valley Street, Bristol
  • June 5, Western Connecticut State University, Westside Ballroom, 43 Lake Avenue Extension, Danbury
  • June 11, Goodwin College, Main Campus – Auditorium, 1 Riverside Drive, East Hartford
  • June 12, University of Connecticut’s Torrington campus, 855 University Drive, Torrington
  • June 19, Simsbury High School Auditorium, 34 Farms Village Road, Simsbury
  • June 24, Three Rivers Community College, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich
  • A future conference is also being planned for the town of Meriden.


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Foreclosure Fraud Settlement Forms Mailed

HARTFORD — Attorney General George Jepsen said on Monday that payment claim forms are going out to thousands of Connecticut borrowers whose homes were lost to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011, and who may be eligible for payment under the $25 billion National Mortgage Foreclosure settlement.

Eligible borrowers were foreclosed upon during that period and had mortgages with Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo, the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers who agreed to the settlement with the federal government and attorneys general for 49 states and the District of Columbia.

The settlement, which took effect in April, earmarked $1.5 billion in payments for 1.75 million borrowers who lost their homes to foreclosure during that period. The payments will be at least $840, and will very likely be higher, depending upon the number of borrowers who decide to participate.

“This payment is intended as partial compensation for the illegal conduct of the mortgage servicers,” said Attorney General Jepsen, who helped to negotiate the settlement agreement. “Unfortunately it will not help everyone, nor restore homes that were lost to foreclosure. But it represents help that otherwise would not have been available to borrowers, who can still pursue any legal claims they have against the servicers,” Jepsen said.

Nearly 9,000 notices are going out in Connecticut based on 7,600 eligible loans. Co-borrowers with different addresses will each be sent a notice package.  If both return forms, they will split the payment amount.

Attorney General Jepsen said the one-page claim forms are simple to complete.  Connecticut borrowers should  fill out and return them as soon as possible in the envelope provided, or file their claims online at

The deadline for all claims is Jan. 18, 2013. Payment checks are expected to be mailed in 2013.

Last week, the national settlement administrator mailed notification postcards to the eligible borrowers nationwide. Beginning today and continuing through Oct. 12, packets containing a letter from the Attorney General, claim forms, instructions and other explanatory information are being mailed to eligible borrowers in Connecticut.

Borrowers who believe they are eligible, but did not receive notification should e-mail or call a toll-free number: 1-866-430-8358. The same contacts may be used by borrowers who have questions or need help filing their claim. The information line is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET.

Eligible borrowers do not need to prove financial harm, or pay anyone, to file their claim, Jepsen said. Nor do they give up their rights to pursue a lawsuit against their mortgage servicer, or to participate in a separate program called the Independent Foreclosure Review Process being conducted by federal bank regulators.

That separate program is available to borrowers of more than two dozen lenders who were part of a foreclosure action on their primary residence between Jan. 1, 2009 and Dec. 31, 2010. If the review finds that the borrower suffered financial injury because of errors or other problems during their home foreclosure process, the borrower may receive compensation or another remedy. The review is being conducted by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. (OCC) A review form request and other information about that program is available at

Jepsen said the settlement claim payment is available to eligible borrowers even if they participate in another foreclosure claims process. However, any amount they receive may be credited against a future payment that may result from another foreclosure claim process or legal proceeding.

The national settlement followed state and federal investigations, which claimed that the five companies routinely signed foreclosure-related documents outside the presence of a notary public and without personal knowledge that the facts contained in the documents were correct. They also claimed that the mortgage servicers committed various errors and abuses in their mortgage processes.

Broad reform of the mortgage servicing process resulted from the settlement, as well as financial relief for borrowers still in their homes through direct loan modification relief, including principal reduction.

Jepsen is a member of the executive committee monitoring the banks’ compliance with the settlement terms. Assistant Attorneys General Joseph Chambers and Matthew Budzik, Finance department head, are assisting the Attorney General in this effort.

For more information about eligibility and filing a claim:


Call toll-free: 1-866-430-8358; (hearing impaired: 1-866-494-8281)

More information about the national settlement is available on the Attorney General’s website:

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City Issues Parking Ban As Blizzard Nears

HARTFORD — City officials today issued a level two parking ban on all city streets.

As a result,  any vehicle parked on a city street is subject to tag and tow, officials said.

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The alternative for city residents are public parking lots, such as those belonging to the Board of Education and other schools.

City officials are also reminding property owners and occupants to shovel the sidewalk and walkways— including curb cuts— for pedestrian safety.

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Avon Attorney Wins GOP Nod for Attorney General

HARTFORD – Attorney Martha Dean of Avon easily won the nomination for attorney general at the Republican convention Saturday night, but she will be taken to a primary by Ross Garber, whose sister-in-law was just barred from running for the same job.

Garber, a well known Hartford-area attorney, only got into the race last Thursday and still managed to win 34 percent of the vote.

The scramble for the attorney general nomination happened after the state Supreme Court last week ruled that Democratic Sec. of the State Susan Bysiewicz did not have the necessary 10 years of the active practice of law in Connecticut to pursue the office.

Garber had stayed out of the race while Bysiewicz was still running.

After 18 years in public office, Bysiewicz is out of a state job as of the end of the year

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