Posted on Aug 05, 2020

A client is suing a Connecticut elder law and estate planning firm for referring her to a financial adviser who has allegedly been involved in a long-running scheme to defraud seniors. 

Cheryl Bonomo claims that financial adviser Thomas Renison stole some $400,000 from her over the course of a decade, beginning in 2008.  She says that Renison was referred to her by the Hartford law firm of Nirenstein, Horowitz & Associates, which shared office space with Renison. Bonomo alleges that Barry Horowitz, the law firm’s president, recommended Renison to Bonomo for assistance with her probate case, and that Renison paid Horowitz a fee for the referral.

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