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Encyclopedia > Philip Giordano

Philip Giordano (1963-) is the former Republican mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut and a convicted sex offender. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela to Italian parents and his family moved to the United States when he was two years old. The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Nickname: Location in Connecticut Coordinates: , NECTA Waterbury Region Central Naugatuck Valley Incorporated (town) 1686 Incorporated (city) 1853 Consolidated 1902 Government  - Type Mayor-board of aldermen  - Mayor Michael J. Jarjura Area  - City 74. ... It has been suggested that Sex offender registry be merged into this article or section. ... Cerro Avila, Caracas. ...


A lawyer, former state representative and former Marine (1981 - 1985), Giordano served three terms as mayor after being elected for the first time in 1995. In 2000, he unsuccessfully ran for a seat in the U.S. Senate, losing to Joe Lieberman. The Hall of the Connecticut House of Representatives. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Joseph Isadore Lieberman (born February 24, 1942) is an American politician from Connecticut. ...


While investigating municipal corruption, the FBI discovered phone records and pictures of Giordano with a prostitute named Guitana Jones, as well as with her 10-year-old niece and her 8-year-old daughter. He was arrested on July 26, 2001 and, in March 2003, was convicted of 14 counts of using an interstate device, his cell phone, to arrange sexual contact with children. He was also convicted of violating the girls' civil rights. He was sentenced to 37 years in prison. In July 2007 his motion to reduce this sentence was denied by a federal judge. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is a federal criminal investigative, intelligence agency, and the primary investigative arm of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ). ... Prostitution is the sale of sexual services (typically manual stimulation, oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex) for cash or other kind of return, generally indiscriminately with many persons. ... is the 207th day of the year (208th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... March is the third month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Sexual abuse is physical or psychological abuse that involves crimes in most countries. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ...


During his time as mayor, he claimed to have balanced Waterbury's budget, but prior to his arrest a state oversight board had to intervene as a result of chronic pension underfunding and taking money out the pension fund to balance the general fund. Upon Giordano's arrest in 2001, he was forced to step aside, leaving Alderman President (and current State-Senator) Sam Caligiuri as acting mayor. This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A pension (also known as superannuation) is a retirement plan intended to provide a person with a secure income for life. ... Samuel S.F. Sam Caligiuri (b. ...


Most recently Giordano has filed a law suit against the City of Waterbury claiming that the City owes him over $60,000 in unpaid vacation time not utilized and unused sick days as well. The court procedings follow a lengthy letter by Giordano to the city requesting the money, which Mayor Michael Jarjura denied last year. It is unclear whether a court will deem this suit meritorious. Giordano's attorney made a statement that the funds, if received, would be split between the mayors parents and the two girls he had a sexual relationship with. Michael Jarjura is the Mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut. ...


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Preceded by
Edward Bergin
Mayor of Waterbury, Connecticut
1996–2001
Succeeded by
Sam S.F. Caligiuri
Preceded by
Donald Davino
Connecticut state representative for the Seventy-First District
1995–1996
Succeeded by
Anthony J. D'Amelio

 
 

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