Getty Trustee Hits Former Owners With $6.5M Clawback Suit

Law360, Wilmington (December 5, 2013, 8:35 PM EST) -- The liquidation trustee for the estate of Getty Petroleum Marketing Inc. has filed an adversary complaint against the men who purchased the company from a unit of OAO Lukoil for $1 in 2011, claiming the buyers drained $6.5 million from the company mostly to line their own bank accounts.

In the complaint filed Nov. 26 in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, trustee Alfred T. Giuliano claims Bjorn Aaserod and Joseph Scott Karro grabbed millions of dollars from GPMI’s coffers to...
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