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United States v. Norman Newman

United States v. Norman Newman



Court Assigned: This case is assigned to the Honorable Alvin W. Thompson, U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, United States Courthouse, 450 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, 06103.

The information on this website will be updated as new developments arise in the case.


Criminal Charges:

On March 10, 2020 Norman Newman was charged in an indictment with one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud and multiple counts of wire fraud.

The indictment alleges that Newman knowingly provided list-brokerage services from 2005 to September 2016 to individuals running mass-mailing fraud schemes.  Newman allegedly furnished consumers’ names and addresses to fraudster clients, knowing that the clients were mailing hundreds of thousands of deceptive prize notifications that misled victims into believing that they would receive a cash prize or personalized services upon payment of a fee.  Many of the victims were elderly and vulnerable.


Case Schedule

Change of Plea Hearing:                April 23, 2021, 01:00 pm


Case Documents

3/10/20 -

3/13/20 - Press Release

If you are a victim of the offense being charged in this case, you may contact the Victim-Witness Coordinator in the District of Connecticut to help you exercise your rights. 

For information or assistance, please contact:

Ines Centiempo or Geanabelle Montoya

Victim Witness Coordinators

U.S. Attorney’s Office - Connecticut

(203) 821-3757 / (203)-985-9129 /


Presumption of Innocence: It is important to keep in mind that an indictment contains allegations only, and that defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty and that presumption requires both the court and our office to take certain steps to ensure that justice is served.

Under the “Justice for All Act of 2004,” codified at 18 U.S.C. §3771, a crime victim has specified rights. More information regarding such rights can be found at 18 U.S.C. §3771.

For further information, please see the Justice for All Act (2004) Case Notifications.

Case Name
United States v. Norman Newman
Case Type
Case Violation(s)
  • Mail Fraud
  • Conspiracy to Commit Mail Fraud
  • Conspiracy to Commit Wire Fraud
  • Wire Fraud
Industry Code(s)
  • None
Updated April 21, 2021