Judge hands down 10-year term to fallen auto mogul, saying "you do not get a break." Hecker also was ordered to pay $31.36 million in restitution. Updated Feb. 12, 2011
More than two years of coverage tells the story of Denny Hecker, 58, and his journey from well-known Minnesota auto magnate to convicted felon currently serving a 10-year federal sentence.
In a penciled letter to a judge, the soon-to-be sentenced Hecker accuses even own former lawyer.
Randy Seaver holds a Denny Hecker Rolex.
The former auto exec could face up to 46 months in prison and $250,000 fine.
Prosecutors say the former auto magnate has made new attempts to hide assets, is a flight risk and should be held until his trial begins Oct. 18.
In a surprise, the former auto tycoon agreed with the bankruptcy trustee that his $767 million debt will not be forgiven.
Tamitha Hecker arrived for a hearing at the Family Justice Center in d...
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