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In re Chubb

The creditor filed a proof of claim in the amount of $ 523.61 with attachments that contained the debtor's name, billing address, service address and a twelve-digit account number. The chapter 13 trustee filed an objection to the proof of claim as violative of Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037(a) and the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, 15 U.S.C.S. § 6801(a).
Ruling: 
Proof of claim containing debtor's "personally identifiable information" stricken without prejudice to amended filing.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 15,2010, LexisNexis #0510-031

Barnhart v. Union Bank Inc. (In re Barnhart)

Debtors' complaint alleged that defendant creditor electronically filed a proof of claim in their chapter 7 bankruptcy case, which revealed personal identification data. Based on the creditor's filing of its unredacted proof of claim, debtors sought to recover tort damages, disallowance of the proof of claim, and contempt damages. The creditor moved to dismiss the complaint for failure to state a claim.
Ruling: 
Debtor's complaint for damages due to creditor's filing of proof of claim that revealed personal data dismissed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 26,2010, LexisNexis #0410-101