To prove actual fraud in U.S. Bankruptcy Court 7th Circuit is tough

Actual fraud has been broadly described by the Seventh Circuit:
Fraud is a generic term, which embraces all the multifarious means which human
ingenuity can devise and which are resorted to by one individual to gain an
advantage over another by false suggestions or by the suppression of truth. No
definite and invariable rule can be laid down as a general proposition defining
fraud, and it includes all surprise, trick, cunning, dissembling, and any unfair way
by which another is cheated.
McClellan v. Cantrell, 217 F. 3rd 890, 893 (7th Cir. 2000) (quotation omitted).

Westmont village manager charged with DUI in Clarendon Hills

Westmont village manager charged with DUI in Clarendon Hills

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Sheriff’s office releases photo of jail room where man was trapped for 32 hours

Sheriff’s office releases photo of jail room where man was trapped for 32 hours

Brewery sues DUI law firm, says look-alike ‘Sessions Law’ mark confuses ‘Session Lager’ customers

Brewery sues DUI law firm, says look-alike ‘Sessions Law’ mark confuses ‘Session Lager’ customers

Actual Fraud – United States Bankruptcy Code

Actual Fraud § 523(a)(2)(A)
A party seeking to establish an exception to discharge of a debt bears the burden of proof.
Goldberg Sec., Inc. v. Scarlata (In re Scarlata), 979 F.2d 521, 524 (7th Cir. 1992). A creditor
must meet this burden by a preponderance of the evidence. Grogan v. Garner, 498 U.S. 279, 291
(1991).
Section 523(a)(2)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code (the “Code”) excepts from discharge a debt
incurred by “false pretenses, a false representation, or actual fraud, other than a statement
respecting the debtor’s or an insider’s financial condition.” An intentional falsehood relied on
under § 523(a)(2)(A) must concern a material fact. Bletnitsky v. Jairath, 259 B.R. 308, 314
(Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2001).

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Geneva man charged with murdering wife, dumping body

Geneva man charged with murdering wife, dumping body

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Judge Upholds Marijuana Warrant For Woman Who Shopped At Garden Store

Judge Upholds Marijuana Warrant For Woman Who Shopped At Garden Store

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Kansas can’t opt out of federal gun laws, Brady Center suit says

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Car trouble delays Glenview priest’s court hearing

Car trouble delays Glenview priest’s court hearing

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Kansas can’t opt out of federal gun laws, Brady Center suit says

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