Lisa Krempasky

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2014

    Missouri Supreme Court Disbars Attorney Tied to Chuck Norman Estate, Real Estate Scam

    The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday disbarred Lisa Krempasky, an attorney caught up in a massive real estate scam that cost area investors tens of millions of dollars. Last year Krempasky agreed to give up her law license for three years following an investigation by the Secretary of State's Off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Lisa Krempasky: St. Louis Attorney Sanctioned for Role in Real Estate Scheme

    St. Louis attorney Lisa Krempasky has been temporarily barred from practicing law and permanently banned from selling securities in Missouri following an investigation into her role in one of the costliest real estate scheme ever to hit the region. In the mid-2000s Krempasky served as the lawyer f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    St. Louis Rehabber Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Repay Millions for Ponzi Scam's housing gamble lost millions for investors.​Doug Hartmann got the maximum sentence possible yesterday when a federal judge ordered him to serve two years in prison and pay $34 million in restitution to some 114 victims. Earlier this decade, Hartmann was one ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    South City Real Estate Swinder Pleads Guilty to Fraud

    Robert Douglas Hartmann pleaded guilty to bank and mail fraud charges stemming from his now defunct real-estate firm DHP Investments, U.S. Attorney Catherine Hanaway announced today.Hartmann's DHP Investments was once involved in the rehab of hundreds of homes and buildings in the metro area -- part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2007

    Lisa Krempasky Comes Clean (Sort Of)

    Attorney Lisa Krempasky didn't return repeated phone calls when I was researching "Mystery Woman," a 2006 story about her involvement in one of this town's largest real estate scandals in recent memory. Nor did the attorney respond to inquiries about the estate of the late Chuck Norman, the legenda ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2007

    WGNU Sale Finalized; Station to Go Gospel

    Radio station WGNU (920 AM) will abandon its talk-show format and replace it with "urban" gospel. As we first reported in June, the iconic local station was in sales talks with St. Louis-based Radio Property Ventures, owner of Christian talk station KXEN (1010 AM). The $1.25 million sale of the stat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2007

    Real Estate (or) Bust

    photo: Becca Young Gary Detmer in front of one of seven dilapitated properties he purchased with the help of Doug Hartmann and Lisa Krempasky. Detmer has sued Krempasky alleging forgery.After an investigation that took more than a year, federal prosecutors today indicted Doug Hartmann on bank- and m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2007

    WGNU: Going, Going, Gone

    photo: Jennifer SilverbergWith little fanfare, iconic radio station WGNU (920 AM) sold last week to St. Louis-based Radio Property Ventures, owner of Christian talk station KXEN (1010 AM). The $1.3 million transaction is expected to receive FCC approval early this fall. The sale brings to an end y ... More >>

  • News

    September 20, 2006

    Mystery Woman

    Where is Lisa Krempasky and why are so many people suing her?

  • News

    April 27, 2005

    The Old Chuckaroo

    St. Louis radio's provocateur was a mystery in life -- and in death