American West Hid Ties To Claims Agent, Trustee Says

Law360, New York (August 14, 2013, 2:04 PM EDT) -- The U.S. trustee overseeing the American West Development Inc. bankruptcy on Monday lodged an adversary proceeding in Nevada federal court, seeking an order revoking approval of its Chapter 11 reorganization plan in light of its president’s allegedly undisclosed relationship with the ex-claims representative and his counsel.

Acting U.S. Trustee August B. Landis contends that the home builder and its president, Robert M. Evans, helped perpetrate a fraud upon the court by concealing Evans’ past dealings with the case’s claims agent, James L. Moore, and his attorney,...
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