Woodbridge Trust Seeks Documents From Shapiro's Wife

Law360 (October 8, 2019, 4:40 PM EDT) -- The liquidating trust created by the Chapter 11 plan of defunct real estate investment enterprise The Woodbridge Group of Cos. asked a Delaware judge late Monday for permission to take discovery from the wife of the mastermind behind a $1.3 billion Ponzi scheme that defrauded thousands of investors.

In its motion seeking discovery under Rule 2004 of the Bankruptcy Code, the trust said it needed to obtain documents and records from Jeri Shapiro, the wife of Robert Shapiro, to determine if she received any Woodbridge assets that were derived from the fraud scheme.

Robert Shapiro entered a plea agreement with federal...

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