Bankrupt C.W. Mining Creditors Sue Aquila

Law360, New York (July 14, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The secured creditors of C.W. Mining Co. have sued energy company Aquila Inc., claiming the company, an unsecured creditor, bankrupted the Utah miner by garnishing its bank funds.

Six creditors filed the suit on July 10 against Aquila — which was acquired by two different companies on Monday — in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah. Kansas City-based Great Plains Energy, which absorbed part of Aquila, will take on this litigation.

The creditors are asking the court for compensatory and punitive damages of...
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