Mark Hayward, of Conn., found guilty of fraud in Yankee Stadium dirt case

Prosecutors say Hayward lied to his business partner about having his share of money in a British bank.

Prosecutors say Hayward lied to his business partner about having his share of money in a British bank. (5/17/13)

THE BRONX - A Connecticut man has been found guilty in a fraud case that involved selling dirt from the old Yankee Stadium.

According to prosecutors, Mark Hayward convinced rock musician Bob Runk to partner up with him and invest more than $80,000 to sell key chains that contained the dirt. They say Hayward lied about having his share of the money in a British Bank.

The Connecticut Post says Hayward faces up to 20 years in prison.
 

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