Everyone's family story is different. Chances are good, though, that you've never heard one remotely similar -- in Westport, anyway -- to Suzanne Krauss'.
Her mother was a Philadelphia housewife with three kids, no college education and a crumbling marriage. She met a man who took her and the children to Las Vegas. He ran a Ponzi scheme that ensnared her, her family and friends back East. Soon, he was murdered by mobsters.