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Aug 30, 2013

FBI: Former Racer Owen Weichel And Former Racer/Team Owner/Police Officer Kevin Hanson Indicted On Federal Fraud Charges

On August 29, the Chicago Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced that 10 defendants had been indicted by a federal grand jury on a 36-count indictment alleging the group participated in a $74 million fraudulent financing scheme involving sham motorcycles and recreational vehicle purchases.

Among those defendants are former professional racer Owen Weichel and former racer/former Safety First Racing AMA Pro Team Owner/former police officer Kevin D. Hanson.


Read the entire FBI press release here:

www.fbi.gov/chicago/press-releases/2013/ten-defendants-indicted-in-alleged-74-million-vehicle-financing-fraud-scheme-resulting-in-56-million-in-losses-to-lenders