Pilot accused of fraud in federal court-WEB ONLY

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The Hamilton County pilot accused of faking his own death appeared in federal court this morning. But a public defender says Marcus Schrenker, 38, isn’t mentally competent to stand trial. Schrenker’s attorney has asked a Florida federal judge to order a mental evaluation. Investigators say the Carmel investment adviser intentionally crashed his airplane in the Florida Panhandle. Meanwhile, the Indiana Department of Insurance is holding a hearing today to decide whether to revoke Schrenker’s license to sell annuities.

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