NJ Appeals Birdsall's Access To $3M In Frozen Assets

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 3:14 PM EDT) -- New Jersey officials on Monday appealed two bankruptcy court rulings that allow engineering firm Birdsall Services Group Inc. to access its frozen assets, saying the state seized Birdsall's property after it was indicted in a pay-to-play scandal to enforce its criminal laws.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Michael B. Kaplan recently gave Birdsall the greenlight to use nearly $1.3 million of cash collateral to keep the business afloat and another $1.7 million of its cash to fund its payroll, but the state cried foul, alleging the bankruptcy court...
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