MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — It appears Denny Hecker’s release date from prison has just been moved up a year.

The former Minnesota auto retailer giant was sentenced to a decade in prison for fraud, and has been moved from prison to prison since he was sentenced in 2011.

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He was originally scheduled to be released in 2019, but now his release date is listed as July 4, 2018.

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Hecker has been spent time in prisons in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Indiana, Pennsylvania.

He is currently listed as an inmate at a federal facility in Pekin, Illinois.

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In a Good Question segment from 2012, Jason DeRusha reported that there could be a number of reasons why Hecker was being moved around so much. Hecker’s attorney believed it might be “diesel therapy,” or a form of punishment.