A 55-year-old Shelton man who worked as a manager at Stamford Twin Rinks, just over the border from Darien, was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to 21 months in prison after stealing almost half a million dollars from the business. He also was ordered to make full restitution to the business. Here’s an announcement issued Tuesday by the U.S. Attorney’s Office about the sentencing:
Mark J. Zito, 55, of Shelton, was sentenced today by Chief U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall in New Haven to 21 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for defrauding the owner of a Stamford ice skating facility that he managed. According to court documents and statements made in court, from October 1999 to August 2014, ZITO
According to court documents and statements made in court, from October 1999 to August 2014, Mark J. Zito, 55, was the general manager of Stamford Twin Rinks, an ice skating facility in Stamford. The facility is owned and operated by RivCan Associates, LLC (“RivCan”). Zito was responsible for managing and overseeing the ice skating facility’s operations, and he had a written contract with RivCan in which he would be paid commissions for securing agreements from third party vendors to place advertising at the ice skating facility.