Former University employee convicted of wire fraud

Brent Holck had been stealing money from Gopher ticket sales

Natalie Rademacher

  

Brent Holck, a former employee of the University of Minnesota, was charged with wire fraud in U.S. District Court, according to court documents released Tuesday. 

Holck oversaw the sale of tickets to sporting events for the Gopher Athletic Ticket Office and from April 2012 to January 2017, used his position to cancel tickets after events and send the refunded money to accounts he controlled, according to court documents. 

According to the documents, Holck is being charged on one count of wire fraud for a $1,500 refund from a ticket order to his personal credit card account in 2015.  commit fraud by keeping the profits and failing to report them to the University. 

According to the documents, Holck is being charged on one count of wire fraud for a $1,500 refund from a ticket order sent to his personal credit card account in 2015. 

If Holck is convicted, he will have to pay the University back for any money stolen or substitute property if he is not able to pay the money back.