March 10, 2011
Real Estate Broker Gets Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud
Soffers lose Las Vegas property
Judge opens Tribune bankruptcy trial with warning
"A judge warned he might reject both proposals for the bankrupt Tribune Co media company as a two-week trial began on Monday into the rival reorganization plans."
March 7, 2011
Madoff Victims Have Their Day in Appeals Court
"Whatever decision the three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reaches will be felt far beyond the Mets clubhouse, affecting thousands of Madoff victims, big and small, and potentially shaping the way victims of similar frauds will be treated in federal bankruptcy courts for years to come."
Kansas senator files for bankruptcy
"A state senator who serves on the Ways and Means Committee and other financial panels has filed for personal bankruptcy.
Andover Republican Ty Masterson says most of his debts are from a failed business in 2006. The Wichita Eagle reports Masterson lists more than $800,000 in unsecured debts that aren't tied to assets or collateral."