Small Talk Of Weather Looms Large At $2B Payday Loan Trial

Law360, New York (September 13, 2017, 6:55 PM EDT) -- Call center workers at racer Scott Tucker's payday loan nerve center in Kansas were fed neighboring-state weather reports so they could make small talk without giving away that they were far from tribal lands, a witness testified Wednesday in the criminal fraud trial of Tucker and his lawyer Timothy Muir.

A Manhattan federal jury looked on with rapt attention during the first day of the government's case as Kelly Ann Rogers, a former manager at Tucker's Overland Park, Kansas-based AMG Services Inc., gave late-morning testimony under...
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