Michael Hudalla sentenced to 6 years in prison, ordered to pay $847,000 in restitution
Michael Hudalla, formerly a prominent figure in the Minneapolis biker scene, was sentenced to more than six years in prison yesterday for two racketeering charges. Hudalla was also ordered to pay a combined total of $847,023 in restitution to City Mortgage and Provident Funding.
We first wrote about Hudalla in our April 2011 cover story, "Born To Lie." Once the proud owner of Trackstar Motorsports, Hudalla was charged with felony racketeering in fall 2010 for a series a strange transactions related to his company, Enzo Mortgage Group.
Last December, just before the trial, Hudalla entered a guilty plea to both felony counts in Hennepin County.
At his sentencing yesterday, a judge called Hudalla's behavior "severe," "grave," and "criminal." In addition to the 75 months in prison and restitution, he was also ordered to pay $10,000 in fines.
One of Hudalla's associates, Nicole Origas, was also sentenced; Origas was ordered to pay the same amount in restitution and sentenced to more than four years in prison.
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