• September 1, 2017

Denny Hecker, a car dealership mogul turned convicted criminal (who might be back on the streets any day now), left a lot of people owed money.

Our government has several procedures for recovering money on behalf of creditors. One way is through bankruptcy. In criminal proceedings, another way is through orders for restitution.

As between the two, which one “trumps” the other?

The bankruptcy trustee in the Hecker bankruptcy seems to think the bankruptcy proceeding “trumps” a state’s restitution system…


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