Perpetrators of fraud are not allowed to hide behind the skirts of the Bankruptcy Code

October 6, 2014

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10-06-14Although dischargeability exceptions are to be construed narrowly in order to protect debtors’ fresh start, bankruptcy court must be equally concerned with ensuring that perpetrators of fraud are not allowed to hide behind the skirts of the Bankruptcy Code.

In re Reecher, 514 B.R. 136 , (Bkrtcy D. Md., 2014)