Provident Creditor Fights Trustee's $31M Clawback Suit

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 5:34 PM EDT) -- A creditor and former contractor of defunct Provident Royalties LLC told a Texas bankruptcy judge Thursday that a court-appointed trustee was using a $30.8 million fraud countersuit to attempt to intimidate the creditor, an oil and gas title services provider, into dropping a $6 million lawsuit.

The trustee’s $30.8 million clawback suit alleges that PFM LLC was “more than happy” to take millions in “fraudulent transfers” from Provident for substandard work. But PFM said in a motion to dismiss that the claims were “chicanery” designed to...
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Case Title

PFM LLC v. Provident Royalties LLC et al


Case Number

3:11-cv-02238

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Bankruptcy Withdrawal

Judge

Royal Furgeson

Date Filed

August 30, 2011

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