Southhall v. Check Depot Inc. (In re Southhall)

Adversary proceeding based on creditor's inclusion of debtor's full social security number in its proof of claim dismissed as it did not violate bankruptcy code or rules in effect at the time of filing.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff debtor filed for chapter 13 relief. Defendant creditor filed an unsecured proof of claim, which included the debtor's full social security number. The debtor filed an adversary proceeding against the creditor, alleging violation of the Bankruptcy Code and contempt, invasion of privacy, and violation of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA). The creditor moved to dismiss.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 19,2008, LexisNexis #0209-037