State and federal law enforcement agencies raided dealer Denny Hecker's suburban Minneapolis headquarters and other Hecker properties Wednesday, June 17. According to TV and newspaper reports, agents are investigating complaints from consumers that they paid fees for titles and registrations but never received them. Some consumers also complain that the liens on their trade-ins were not paid off.
Agents also are investigating complaints that Hecker did not pay the 6.5 percent sales tax from the sale of cars to the state. Hecker has not been arrested or charged with a crime.