Investors will receive about $3.2 million of the $9.7 million they lost in a fraud perpetrated by Keenan Hauke, a former Fishers hedge fund manager. He's in prison after admitting to hiding massive losses by creating fake account statements.
David Mazanowski, founder and former CEO of the Fishers-based landscaping firm Mainscape Inc., was the fifth and final person to be sentenced in the $19 million kickback scheme involving Indiana nursing homes.
James Burkhart's hopes for a light sentence were dashed Friday afternoon when a federal judge handed down a lengthy sentence for his role in leading a massive kickback scheme as CEO of Indiana’s largest chain of nursing homes.
In the scheme, a husband and wife would assume false identities and scam consumer electronics from Amazon, prosecutors said. They would sell the goods to an associate, often in parking lots in Indianapolis.
A review by the Indiana State Board of Accounts released Friday morning found that a former township fire department treasurer used the department's money to pay for personal expenses related to youth hockey, phone and satellite TV services, and funeral expenses.