MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has been found guilty of one count of bank fraud.
A federal jury reached the verdict Friday in a case that prosecutors said bilked investors out of millions of dollars. Voigt was acquitted of a second bank fraud count.
The Star Tribune reports (http://strib.mn/1miV0Fv ) Voigt's business partner, Jeffrey Gardner, was convicted of multiple fraud charges.
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Gardner was accused of using money invested in his Hennessey Financial LLC to pay prior investors and debts instead of financing real estate projects. Voigt was accused of defrauding a bank while he was its chairman by failing to disclose debts Gardner owed him while Gardner sought credit.
The men will be sentenced later. Voigt's attorney didn't return a message.
Voigt played for the Vikings from 1970 to 1980.
Information from: Star Tribune, http://www.startribune.com