The federal government says Joseph Regensburger has some conveying to do.

As Regensburger, the previous president of a Milford strip club, asks an appeals court docket to set aside a judgment ordering him to pay out $113,650 to former staff, a Office of Justice attorney has accused Regensburger of cashing extra than $100,000 in checks, with at minimum some of people checks related to Gus Curcio Sr., a reputed mobster.

Regensburger declined to comment Wednesday when attained by mobile phone, as did a law firm who represents Curcio.

The revelation comes in federal court filings about Regensburger, who ran Keepers Gentlemen’s Club on Woodmont Street when it shed a lawsuit from six unique dancers indicating they have been not paid out a least wage or for extra time.

The defendants had argued the dancers were being impartial contractors, like hairdressers, and weren’t entitled to the gains liked by entire-time workforce.

The club and Regensburger appealed the circumstance. Arguments are scheduled for Thursday in Hartford in advance of the state’s Appellate Court docket.

Although that procedure has been participating in out, Regensburger also filed for individual bankruptcy defense in federal court docket, wherever he has said in filings he can not afford a law firm to depict him.

But according to Kenneth Krayeske, the dancers’ attorney, bank paperwork he subpoenaed look to display Regensburger has cashed 1000’s of dollars in checks signed by Curcio, a former reputed mobster involved with the club, from a limited legal responsibility business he controls.