A group of men, including professional race car driver Scott Tucker, have been arrested and indicted on federal charges for defrauding millions through payday lending scams, according to records unsealed Wednesday. Scott Tucker and his attorney Timothy Muir were indicted by a New York grand jury and arrested in the Kansas City area Wednesday for allegedly defrauding more than 4.5 million. Scott Tucker, the Leawood businessman and professional race car driver who built a financial empire through an illegal payday loan enterprise, received a 16-year, 8-month prison sentence on Friday. Joel Tucker faces charges that he compiled portfolios of fake payday loans and sold them to investors. The indictment comes after an earlier ruling that said the same activity meant Tucker must. The U.S. Department of Justice is auctioning off four exotic sports cars once owned by convicted payday loan fraudster Scott Tucker, who is currently serving a 16-year-prison sentence in. Scott Tucker says he’s a pioneering self-made man who, without a college degree, founded successful businesses in a variety of fields and contributed billions of dollars to the U.S. economy. American Le Mans Series champion and Le Mans veteran Scott Tucker is now more likely to be known as payday lending scam artist and convicted felon Scott Tucker. Through nefarious means, primarily. In fact his crimes weren’t violent. Typically one could expect a shorter sentence for a non violent property crime. But after a further look at things, this guy got off light. Well in fact DID break the law in regards to the stated cost of the loa. Scott Tucker (born May 5, 1962 in Kansas City, Missouri) is an American convicted racketeer, loan shark, former businessman and amateur racing driver. In 2001, Tucker founded an online business, AMG Services, that made payday loans even in states where these high-interest, low-principal loans were restricted or illegal. The business, which generated over $3.5 billion in revenue from just 2008. Scott Tucker, pictured, was arrested by the FBI on Wednesday in Kansas over claims he exploited more than 4.5 million Americans charging them 'usurous' rates of interest on payday loans. Scott Tucker, 55, was sentenced to 16 years and eight months in prison, to begin immediately, for what U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel called a scam “to extract money from people in.