Car Dealer Criminal Charges 26 Nov 12

A Janesville car dealer facing up to 5 years in prison for allegedly rolling back car odometers and then selling those vehicles is scheduled to make his first appearance in court on the accusations against him this week. 60-year-old Jeff Hagen of “Jeff’s Auto Body” has been charged with 1 count of felony theft by swindle as well as 3 gross misdemeanor counts for reportedly tampering with car odometers to falsely increase vehicle value. Hagen denies the allegations, and will make his initial appearance in court on Tuesday. He faces up to $10,000 in fines along with the possible prison time.