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Denny Hecker Moves To His 9th Prison

Though he’s currently incarcerated, fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker remains a man on the move. Hecker has been moved to the Federal Correctional Institution Englewood in Littleton, Colo., according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

03/29/2013

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Wife Of Imprisoned Denny Hecker: ‘He Was Made For Me’

Theirs may not be your typical love story. But in a WCCO exclusive, Denny Hecker’s wife says she and the imprisoned former auto dealer were made for each other.

11/08/2012

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Good Question: Why Do They Keep Moving Denny Hecker?

Over the weekend, we learned that Denny Hecker was on the move again. Serving a ten-year sentence for fraud, Hecker’s been in five different prisons over six months.

06/11/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To SW Pennsylvania

Denny Hecker has found a new home behind bars. The one-time Minnesota auto giant who’s serving a 10-year prison sentence for fraud is currently imprisoned in Loretto, Penn., located about 80 miles east of Pittsburgh.

06/09/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To Pennsylvania Prison

For the fifth time in four months, fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker has been switched to another prison. Hecker, 59, was recently moved to the U.S. Penitentiary in Canaan, Pa.

05/22/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To Oklahoma City

Denny Hecker is on the move again. The one-time Minnesota auto giant is serving a 10-year prison sentence for fraud.

05/17/2012

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Esme’s Blog: Denny Hecker In Trouble Again

Federal prison officials are saying that Denny Hecker will be moving to yet another prison.

02/11/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To Higher Security Prison

Former auto mogul Denny Hecker has been moved to a new higher security prison — this time to Wisconsin.

02/09/2012

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Denny Hecker Moved To Federal Prison Camp

Former auto mogul Denny Hecker has been moved to a Federal Prison Camp in Duluth, Minn.

02/08/2012

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Denny Hecker’s Wife Released From Prison

The wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker has been released from federal prison and is back in Minneapolis, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

12/07/2011

Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Behind Bars: Denny Hecker’s Life In Prison

It has been more than two months since fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker went to live at what will be his home for at least the next eight years — the Federal Prison Camp in Duluth, Minn.

05/15/2011

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Christi Rowan-Hecker Moved To Illinois Prison

The wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker has been moved to a federal prison in southern Illinois.

05/03/2011

This Linus Van Pelt statue is on the auction block in the bankruptcy of Denny Hecker. (credit: CBS)

Another Chance To Own A Piece Of Hecker

Even after five auctions there are still a lot of Denny Hecker’s possessions to be auctioned off, according to Fred Radde and Sons auction house in New Germany.

05/03/2011

Christi Rowan as shown in a Feb. 23, 2011 mug shot. (credit: Sherburne County Jail)

Christi Rowan-Hecker Gets Maximum Prison Sentence

Christi Rowan, the wife of beleaguered auto mogul Denny Hecker, has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for stealing money that belonged to Hecker’s creditors.

03/15/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Hecker And Sheen — You Can’t Make This Up

As I sat in the newsroom this week fielding calls from Denny Hecker in jail, more than one person walking by my desk compared the latest from the Hecker/Rowan camp to the other Tsunami-sized train wreck of the week: that of actor Charlie Sheen.

03/04/2011

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No Charges Filed In Hecker’s Jail Marriage

Hennepin County prosecutors finished their review of Denny Hecker’s over-the-phone marriage to Christi Rowan-Hecker and have decided not to file charges, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

03/04/2011

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Hennepin Co. To Review Hecker’s Unusual Marriage

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office says it will decide by Monday whether the wedding between former auto mogul Denny Hecker and Christi Rowan-Hecker was legal.

03/03/2011

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Denny Hecker, Christi Rowan Get Married Via Phone

In the latest twist in the saga of former auto mogul Denny Hecker, WCCO has learned that Hecker and his then-girlfriend, Christi Rowan, were married last week at a church in Maple Grove.

03/02/2011

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Rowan Won’t Fight Charges, Will Stay In Jail

In a surprise move Denny Hecker’s girlfriend Christi Rowan has decided she will not fight charges she stole money that belonged to Hecker and her creditors.

03/01/2011

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Judge Throws Out Rowan’s Plea Deal, New Charges Possible

The girlfriend of former auto mogul Denny Hecker remains in jail, after making an unexpected court appearance Thursday — a day before she was scheduled to be sentenced for fraud.

02/24/2011

Christi Rowan as shown in a Feb. 23, 2011 mug shot. (credit: Sherburne County Jail)

Hecker’s Girlfriend Arrested While Visiting Him In Jail

Fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker’s girlfriend, Christi Rowan, was arrested Wednesday while visiting Hecker inside the Sherburne County Jail in Elk River, according to authorities.

02/23/2011

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Hecker’s Girlfriend Asks For No Prison Time

Christi Rowan filed court papers on Friday asking to be sentenced to the lowest possible sentence under the sentencing guidelines.

02/18/2011

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Hecker Gives Exclusive Interview From Jail

Fallen auto mogul Denny Hecker found out last week that he’s going to spend at least the next seven years in prison. In a call from jail Thursday, however, he told WCCO-TV in an exclusive interview that what he’s really worried about is his girlfriend’s future.

02/17/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Denny Hecker And Tom Petters

Denny Hecker’s attorney made the point at sentencing that Denny Hecker was not like Tom Petters because for years he ran a legitimate business.

02/12/2011

Denny Hecker Mug Shot from Oct. 18, 2010 arrest. (credit: Hennepin County Sheriff's Office)

Judge Sentences Hecker To 10 Years In Prison

A gaunt and pale Denny Hecker apologized for his crimes at his sentencing. Still, a judge gave him the maximum 10-year sentence, saying his actions were appalling.

02/11/2011

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