I read the whole thing and it's the same old BS Petters told at his trial - here's the spoiler: Deanna Coleman was responsible for everything. Blame the woman.
I'm guessing this ridiculous article is part of the emerging counter-narrative I wrote about over a month ago.
UPDATE: David Brauer at MinnPost reports that Twin Cities Business had a contract including a “pre-publication review” agreement with Tom Petters:
Getting a sensitive source to cooperate is often a matter of flattery, diplomacy and pressure; the challenge is not to sell out in pursuit of the story. Although Kurschner wrote a full-page editor’s note detailing the six-month saga of securing Petters’ cooperation, he did not disclose to readers the unusual provision that might have been the deal-clincher.Pathetic.