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Trumbull Man Allegedly Owes $175,000 in Child Support

William Anthony Robson, also known as Rick Albrecht, 51, was indicted for allegedly failing to pay a 1993 order.

It all catches up with you.

That's what allegedly happened with William Anthony Robson, also known as Rick Albrecht, 51, who last lived in Trumbull.

The indictment was returned on Jan. 11 and remained sealed until Robson's arrest and initial appearance on Jan. 21 in U.S. District Court in Hartford, Tom Carson, of the U.S. Attorney's Office, said in a press release Monday.

According to the indictment, Robson was ordered to pay child support in New York in February 1993 while divorcing his wife. His ex-wife then shortly moved to Connecticut with the couple's four minor children.

Robson, who has lived in New York, California, Arkansas and Florida, has "made no voluntary child support payments, and only minimal payments have been made through wage garnishments and seized state income tax refunds," the release states.

He now owes about $175,000, prosecutors said.

U. S. Magistrate Judge Donna F. Martinez ordered Robson held without bail after his Jan. 21 court appearance in Hartford because he might flee, the release states.

If convicted, Robson faces a maximum jail term of two years and a maximum fine of $250,000, in addition to the past due child support owed, Carson said.

The case is being investigated by agents of the United States Department of Health and Human Services with the assistance of the Trumbull Police Department, the state of New York and the State of Connecticut, Office of Child Support Enforcement Services, according to the press release.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Deborah R. Slater.

sherrill January 28, 2013 at 08:41 PM
I am so glad he is in jail. There is a God and he is finally getting what he deserves. I just feel sorry for his children and ex-wife that they had to go through this . I always prayed that he would change. I was married to him when I was 21 for about a year and it took almost 7 years to get divorced he did the same thing to me skipping from state to state and working off the books. One time a process server found him and he told the server that he was the twin brother. He does not have a twin I was left in such debt it horrible. I applaud his ex-wife for being such a strong Women all the best to her and her children.
lia ratheart March 04, 2014 at 02:35 PM
This is a lie. His family told you to take a hike because you were crazy and on drugs, paid you off and an annullment was gotten by them. You don't know this story and it's sad that after almost thirty years you still have lies to spout. Go back to the rock you crawled out from under and try to find a life. She was a liar just like you and is paying the price for those lies now. His children stayed with his sister because his ex-wife left them when they were small alone in the house and when he got back he brought them to his sisters, while he went out to make money to lkeep them alive. She was off doing drugs for a month and then came back. He took care of hewr and the kids for 10 years whenever they needed it... Then she wanted to get married and said that her husband was going to adopt the kids.... So he went on with his life so they could be happy and well adjusted... Then she comes after him with lies and you think that sound like a good woman? NOT!! What goes around, comes around. You should know that.... Get a life lady!!

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