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Oklahoma oil company owner guilty of fraud, money laundering

 

September 16, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma oil company owner is facing up to 250 years in prison after being convicted of defrauding investors in his company.

Federal court records show 52-year-old Wieck Oil Company owner Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was convicted Friday on 10 counts of wire fraud and five counts of money laundering in the case.

Wieck had pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Federal prosecutors say Wieck kept for himself at least $600,000 that a portion of which should have been paid to investors, and that he tried to sell a percentage of an oil well he never owned. Prosecutors say Wieck...



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