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Melnor Inc. v. Corey (In re Corey)

Defendant debtor challenged a decision of the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Kansas that found that defendant creditor's claim against him was non-dischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(2)(A). The bankruptcy court granted summary judgment for the creditor because it concluded that a prior judgment that the creditor had obtained in federal district court in Virginia had determined that the debt was procured by fraud.
Bankruptcy court properly held that default judgment for debtor's failure to appear at trial was nondischargeable.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 06,2008, LexisNexis #1108-011