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Chicago Dealer Accused of Hiring Hit Man to Kill Fraud Witness

November 14, 2013

CHICAGO — A used car dealer in Chicago is accused of attempting to hire a hit man to kill his uncle, who was a witness against the dealer in a federal fraud case, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. The owner of Hamden Auto Group, Sami Hamden, allegedly offered $10,000 to an undercover agent posing as a hit man.

According to the Chicago Sun-Times, Hamden believed his uncle led federal officials to discover that the dealer had faked bank statements and other documents in order to obtain financing for his customers.

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