BULLETIN: TelexFree Chapter 11 Case Now In Hands Of Massachusetts Court

breakingnews72BULLETIN: The TelexFree Chapter 11 bankrupcy case filed in Nevada last month now has been formally transferred to Massachusetts and has been assigned to U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Melvin S. Hoffman of the Central Division in Worcester.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge August B. Landis of Nevada ordered the case transferred to Massachussetts earlier this week. The SEC argued successfully for the transfer, saying the state was the “nerve center” of TelexFree.

TelexFree is alleged by the Massachusetts Securities Division and the SEC to be a massive Ponzi- and pyramid scheme.

Like the Nevada court, the Massachusetts court has established a TelexFree information page. Click here.

Hoffman already has issued the first order since the transfer — a status conference May 27 at 2 p.m. in Courtroom 3 of Donohue Federal Building in Worcester.

Housekeeping chores such as transferring docket records from Nevada are under way. Until the transfer is complete, Hoffman has authorized attorneys involved in the case to file emergency pleadings from Boston, Springfield or Worcester.

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