MARK MIRKO / HARTFORD COURANT
April 4, 2003
Former Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim
Joe Ganim was convicted on federal corruption charges and sentenced to 108 months at a federal correction facility. Ganim was also ordered to pay $148,000 in restitution and a $150,000 fine. Ganim was said to have received $529,505 in kickbacks and bribes from his accomplices.