DiMassa was sentenced for his role in several embezzlement schemes that resulted in more than $1.2 million being stolen from West Haven.
Lauren DiMassa was sentenced to six months in prison for conspiracy despite the fact that she is 23 weeks pregnant.
John Bernardo was sentenced to 13 months for his part in a scheme to steal COVID funds. Former Rep. Michael DiMassa will be sentenced soon.
John Trasacco was found guilty after days of testimony from West Haven officials, federal agents and Michael DiMassa, a former CT lawmaker.
After two days of testimony from former state Rep. Michael DiMassa, West Haven Mayor Nancy Rossi was not called to the stand during the local corruption trial.
John Trasacco’s defense attorneys sought to portray DiMassa as a sexual philanderer and gambling addict who was desperate for money.
DiMassa said he was paid in a “wad of $100 bills” and other kickbacks in exchange for pushing fake invoices through West Haven city hall.