Wheeler dealer.

Position:Charlotte
 
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Louis F. Harrelson cut plenty of deals in his 55-year career in car sales, but none were bigger than the one that kept him out of jail. Paying more than $1 million in fine and restitution, the 80-year-old former president of Charlotte-based Harrelson Automotive Group Inc. pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail, wire and bank fraud. Federal prosecutors say he allowed employees to file false loan applications for customers, defrauding at least seven lenders who claim they lost a total of $1.2 million. The employees inflated trade-in values...

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