Investors in a failed eastern Iowa business are getting some of their moneyback this week. “Unishoe” was going to sell rubberized horse shoes toprotect hooves on pavement. Iowa officials say company president Bill Bogeof Dubuque County lied when he promised investors Goodyear was going to buyhis company for a return of four times on their investments.Iowa Securities Bureau spokesman Gary Marquett (mar-KET) says the stateseized all of Boge’s assets it could find, including vehicles, real estate inDubuque and Jackson counties and a restaurant & bar in Clinton County.Marquett says it amounted to 105-thousand dollars.The 20 investors in Unishoe put in a total of 377-thousand dollars and aregetting back the 105-thousand. Marquett says, unfortunately, that’s it.Of the 20 investors, 18 were in Iowa and one each in Wisconsin & Florida.Checks ranging from 280-dollars to 17-thousand dollars were mailed Monday.
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