Pawn shop for the rich opens in Hesston
August 4, 2022
Kansas welcomed a pawn shop for the rich in exchange for a promise of rural development
As Brad Heppner faces allegations of fraud and the SEC investigates his former business, legislators still support his new endeavor
By Sherman Smith
Brad Heppner’s vision to transform his hometown’s main street into a thriving commercial hub is so breathtaking, local and state officials would rather not question the operations of a uniquely regulated trust company he describes as a pawn shop for rich people.
Few in the Kansas Legislature, or even the investment world, understood...