Pro Racer, Atty Deny Fresh Charges Alleging $2B Loan Scam

Law360, New York (December 1, 2016, 6:51 PM EST) -- Race car driver and businessman Scott Tucker and lawyer Timothy Muir on Thursday denied new wire fraud and money laundering charges stemming from an alleged $2 billion illegal payday lending operation that prosecutors say charged rates as high as 700 percent and co-opted three Native American tribes.

U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel took the pleas of not guilty and appeared set on a scheduled April 17 trial despite the assertion by Tucker counsel James M. Roth of Stampur & Roth that more time might be...
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