Denny Hecker

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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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.


Christi Rowan. (credit: CBS)

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.


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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.


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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.


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.


Denny Hecker (credit: CBS)

Denny Hecker Sentenced 10 Years For Fraud

A federal judge has sentenced former Minnesota auto magnate Denny Hecker to a maximum 10 years in prison on fraud charges.


Denny Hecker, auto mogul, Chrysler Financial

Hecker To Find Out Sentencing Fate On Friday

On Friday morning, former auto dealer Denny Hecker finds out how much time he’ll serve in prison.


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Hecker Associate Sentenced To 27 Months

A long-time employee of former auto mogul Denny Hecker will be headed to prison for more than two years.


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Hecker Confidante Sentenced For Lying To Investigators

A 49-year-old former employee of auto mogul Denny Hecker was sentenced Thursday for lying to investigators and helping to hide Hecker’s Cadillac from creditors.


Denny Hecker, auto mogul, Chrysler Financial

Hecker Files Documents, Asks For 8 Years In Prison

Denny Hecker has filed nearly 300 pages of documents, asking for a downward departure of eight years in prison and extra credit for the time he’s already served.





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