Denny Hecker, workout fiend.Disgraced former auto magnate and convicted felon Denny Hecker wants everyone to know that his 10-year sentence for bankruptcy fraud is doing him a world of good. He's treating his body like a temple and resting up for his next big business venture, a memoir abou ... More >>
Hecker's going to prison.There was a time when Denny Hecker ruled a kingdom of almost 30 auto dealerships, wheeling and dealing his way to a life flush with mansions and luxury travel. He collected Rolexes, jewelry, boats, motorcycles - all manner of expensive toys. Those days are over. He w ... More >>
Hecker is scheduled for sentencing on Friday.Steven Leach conspired with disgraced auto mogul Denny Hecker to hoodwink Chrysler Financial into multimillion dollar finance packages. Now he's going to federal prison for two years, and he's been ordered to pay $14 million in restitution. And th ... More >>
Denny Hecker pleads guiltyThis is how the Denny Hecker saga ends: Not with a bang, but with a whimper. He's reached a plea deal in federal court in which he cops to just one count each of bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy.
Who didn't see this one coming a mile off? Failed auto dealer magnate Denny Hecker's lawyers have been playing musical chairs for a while now, alternately abandoning him and rejoining his cause as his bank account ebbed and flowed. Today, the music stopped and Bill Mauzy walked away for goo ... More >>
If convicted, Hecker and Leach face a potential maximum penalty of 20 years in prison for conspiracy to commit wire fraud.
Hecker has until the end of the month to come up with the $8,200 he owes his ex-wife.
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The judge had ruled that Hecker wasn't going to get away with not having to make good on $85 million he owes Chrysler Financial.
The fall of the Denny Hecker empire continues with the latest news that he has now filed for personal bankruptcy as his auto empire in Minnesota crumbles.
The complaint says Hecker has failed to repay loans totally $550 million.