Former state Rep. Victor Cuevas, D-Waterbury, was fined $1,000 and sentenced to a year’s probation Monday in connection with a mortgage he fraudulently obtained in 2013 for a condominium in Bristol.

Cuevas, 52, resigned from the General Assembly in March and pleaded guilty in June to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud.

Federal authorities said Cuevas, then a Waterbury city employee, misrepresented a $7,000 loan he obtained from a subordinate for a down payment as a gift.

The sentenced was imposed in New Haven by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer, the son of former state Sen. Ed Meyer of Guilford.

Mark is the Capitol Bureau Chief and a co-founder of CT Mirror. He is a frequent contributor to WNPR, a former state politics writer for The Hartford Courant and Journal Inquirer, and contributor for The New York Times.

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