Will this be another submarine movie involving a scam? If you live in Connecticut, you had better hope not.
Back in November we theorized about the success of a new submarine thriller in Latest Nuclear Sub Thriller or Flopper
. Although production is not due to begin before the Spring of this year (as of this writing), we thought we would check around to see how things might be going.
Once read my next stop was here
. While we are certainly not casting aspersions on Joe Buff
and Richard Meyer
, we wondered if anyone other than all of Connecticut taxpayers were potential marks
, and if Buff and Meyer are unwitting shills
in a possible scheme (or a legitimate risk venture) identifying this ex-politician
as its most visible rainmaker
in what could turn out to be a classic confidence game.
On April 23, 2008 Amann announced that he would not seek another term as House Speaker and would be retiring from the General Assembly at the end of his current term. In January 2009 Amann's successor as Speaker, Christopher Donovan, hired Amann for a $120,000/year staff post at the State House. Shortly thereafter, Amann decided not to accept the job offer, as there was a massive outcry from voters who opposed the move during the state's financial crisis. 
It is worth noting that in 2006, Speaker of the House Amann crafted new legislation creating film and media tax incentives
to bring production work from these industries to his Connecticut. Sure enough, in November 2010, 3-D Submarine Movie To Be Filmed In State
: $65 Million Expected To Be Spent In Connecticut During Project
Submarines are always silent and strange.
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