HARTFORD —The Associated Press is reporting that major top leaders are writing letters to a Hartford Superior Judge in support of former city mayor, Eddie Perez.
Major players at influential Connecticut companies and institutions are going to bat for him, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press.
More than 200 people have submitted letters to the judge supporting Perez, including current or former top leaders of The Hartford Financial Services, United Technologies Corp.,University of Hartford and the Archdiocese of Hartford.
Perez, 52, was convicted in June of five charges related to bribery and extortion investigations. He faces up to 60 years in prison when Hartford Superior Court Judge Julia Dewey sentences him Tuesday.
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