A motherlode of classic cars is headed to a U.S. government seizure auction – Mike Austin @Hemmings

Posted by Charlville
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You ever watch one of the big auctions on TV and just think of all the stuff you’d buy if you had the money? Well, that’s apparently what Jeff and Paulette Carpoff did. Only it turns out that maybe it wasn’t their money to spend. The Carpoffs are accused of running a Ponzi scheme with their company DC Solar, to the tune of over 800 million dollars. Their home and office were raided by the FBI last December, which lead to DC Solar filing for bankruptcy in February. The closure of Chip Ganassi Racing’s Xfinity Series effort was only one of the pieces of collateral damage.

According to the VIN, this #19 of 33 surviving Hemi GTX hardtops, sold for $126,500 at Barrett-Jackson’s 2015 Scottsdale auction.

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