Robert J. Kane

Auditors Blast Lottery Chief's Separation Package As Attempt To Circumvent Rules

Auditors Blast Lottery Chief's Separation Package As Attempt To Circumvent Rules

State auditors Friday blasted the separation package that the Connecticut Lottery Corp. gave its president and CEO, Anne Noble, last September, saying it appeared intended to "enhance Ms. Noble's retirement benefits" and "to not reveal the existence" of a state regulatory action "that would have suspended or terminated her license."

Chief State Auditors Rob Kane and John Geragosian made those statements in a letter Friday afternoon to Brenda K. Halpin, director of the state Retirement Services Division of the state comptroller's office. Copies went to officials including the governor, attorney general and legislative leaders.

The auditors asked...

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