A federal prosecutor in the fraud case of former Twin Cities auto dealer Denny Hecker petitioned the court Wednesday to seal a document in relation to Hecker's former co-defendant Steven Leach. U.S. prosecutor Nicole Engisch asked for the document to be sealed, which is viewed as unusual since nearly all documents in the case, which involved four defendants, have been open to public to this point.
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Denny Hecker's tour of the federal penitentiary system has likely come to an end. The former Twin Cities auto dealer, serving a 10-year sentence for fraud, has been relocated to his fifth prison facility in four months, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
Report: Hecker to be transfered again
Officials with the U.S. Bureau of Corrections told the Star Tribune that Denny Hecker isn’t done traveling yet. They declined to say where he’ll be moved next. The former Twin Cities auto-mogul was at a federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana, Friday afternoon. Authorities in Duluth recently took him out of the prison’s general population before he was transferred to a medium-security facility near Madison, Wisconsin, Thursday.
Denny Hecker moved to 6th prison
For the sixth time in five months, Denny Hecker has a new home. The convicted Twin Cities auto dealer is now housed at the Federal Correctional Institution in Loretto, Pa., according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. Loretto is a low-security facility that also has an adjacent minimum-security prison camp, according to its online profile.
Hecker transfered to federal prison near Madison
Fox 9 is reporting the former Twin Cities auto-mogul is now at a medium security prison in Oxford, Wisconsin. Denny Hecker's attorney confirms his client was being kept in solitary confinement at the Federal Security Camp in Duluth for unknown violations.
Hecker trustee on hunt again, possibly for hidden assets
A judge has granted the bankruptcy trustee in the Denny Hecker case permission to question several friends, an ex-wife and a former attorney about the businessman's financial affairs. The trustee can also now ask prison officials to turn over all e-mails between Hecker and his wife, Christi Rowan-Hecker.
Denny Hecker's wife breaks silence; Hecker speaks from prison
The wife of fallen Twin Cities businessman Denny Hecker breaks her silence in an interview with WCCO-TV. Christi Rowan-Hecker explained the nature of her marriage to Hecker, who is currently housed at a low-security federal prison in Loretto, Penn. -- his sixth prison since being sentenced to 10 years for fraud.
Christy Rowan Hecker serves her time
The 38-year-old wife of Denny Hecker has completed her 14-month prison term for fraud and theft. She finished the last part of her sentence at a half-way house then home confinement since January. Denny Hecker was recently transferred from the minimum security facility in Duluth to a federal prison in Indiana.
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