Former home of jailed payday lender Leawood up for auction
LEAWOOD, Kan. (WDAF) – The former home of a Leawood, Kansas man who was jailed for tax evasion will go up for auction on Thursday.
In March, Scott Tucker, 59, was sentenced to three years in prison for tax evasion and ordered to pay $40 million in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Tucker admitted to submitting false information on his tax forms to try to conceal income from his professional racing businesses as his own.
In 2017, Tucker was convicted in New York for operating a $2.5 billion nationwide internet payday loan business that systematically evaded New York tax laws. He was sentenced to more than 16 years in prison.
The sentences will be carried out simultaneously and his house will be auctioned on Thursday April 21 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
A deposit of $100,000 is required and the starting bid for the house is $420,000.
The 4,556 square foot mansion located at 2405 W. 114th Street in the Hallbrook neighborhood of Leawood features 4 bedrooms, 4.2 bathrooms and office, patio, two fireplaces, a four-car garage, a game room and Moreover.
The house was built in 2003 and is sold “as is”.