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The feds asked a judge to put an accused middleman (at right in photo) in the New Haven Savings/ NewAlliance bank scam back on trial after he went free on a technicality.

U.S. District Court Judge Janet Arterton last month acquitted John Lucarelli of charges of conspiracy and securities fraud for his alleged role in arranging $4.9 million in illicit investment deals for the initial public offering (IPO) when New Haven Savings Bank went public in 2004 and became NewAlliance. Lucarelli, a local broker and Yale School of Management grad, allegedly lined up local depositors to “borrow” money.

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