Bankruptcy fraud sentence: Weekends in jail

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — A Decatur man must serve six months of weekends in jail after pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud. It’s part of a three-year term of supervised release.

53-year old Daniel Miner, Jr., must also pay a fine of $5,500 and $5,242 in restitution after concealing the transfer of real estate in the 400-block of East Douglas, Bloomington, Ill., to a bankruptcy court. The property belonged to the bankruptcy estate at the time and was under control of the bankruptcy trustee.

Miner’s restitution order includes $900 which represents lost rental payments to the estate and $4,342 for fees and expenses incurred by the trustee as a result of the concealment and transfer.

The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in collaboration with the Central Illinois Bankruptcy Fraud Working Group.

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