Tom Petters faces the music today
Today's the day. Disgraced Wayzata businessman Tom Petters, convicted last year of orchestrating a $3.65 billion Ponzi scheme, will appear in a St. Paul courtroom and find out just how much of the rest of his life he's going to spend behind bars. Prosecutors are seeking a 335-year sentence. His defense team thinks he only deserves four.
Tom Petters in court last June, as drawn by Ken Avidor
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