I don't have a firm update quite yet on the time line for the next distribution. I'll try to find something firm this week. The word back in July was September was the most likely target.
Robert Shapiro appears to be reaching an agreement with the Dept of Justice on jail, forfeiture of assets and 'cooperation' with other efforts to recover valuable assets for the bankruptcy trust. Below is quote from the latest update. The United States has offered Defendant Shapiro a plea agreement, and Shapiro may announce to the Court … Continue reading Shapiro May go to Jail Wednesday
On July 31st the manager of the bankruptcy trust put out an update talking about their efforts .... these comments on the activity to get the real estate in the LA area sold were very helpful. What's below is a quote: One of the most common questions I receive is why the sale of … Continue reading Up date on activity and timing
I was able to get an email exchange with a contact on the bankruptcy trust - the best guess for the next distribution back in May was 'end of July.' Unfortunately the situation of getting closings on the properties for sale is rendering a goal of more like the fall of this year. As … Continue reading Next Distribution
Some may know more than I on this topic - so please reply with a message to either straighten me out on a detail or flesh out better what you know on this. But the bankruptcy trustee decided around May 1 to take the Woodbridge bankruptcy trust 'public'. Meaning go through a process of creating … Continue reading Liquidity soon!
Like my last update this isn't anything concrete, but the image above is from today's Wall Street Journal showing that the bond market at least is pretty sure the Fed will lower interest rates one notch this summer (green graph). Trends like this are positive to real estate sellers as it lubricates the financing needed … Continue reading Good for Real Estate
lower rates to borrow for real estate favor the Liquidation of the trust properties
https://dockets.justia.com/docket/california/cacdce/2:2019cv03439/744620 https://www.pacermonitor.com/public/case/27979731/Goldberg_v_Comerica_Bank All, I write with some good news. In late April, the trustee for the Liquidation Trust sued Comerica Bank. This case will probably supersede the various class actions that were earlier filed by different class groups. Of course this is early, but this will only offset all WB plaintiff damages further. We‘ll … Continue reading Comerica Suit filed
I am doing research on the anticipated date of the next cash distribution from the Woodbridge rehabilitation trust, and the realistic answer is probably August. I would like to be able to say distributions would be made regularly every quarter, but getting the real estate sold is the issue at hand. The story, as of now, … Continue reading Next Distribution …
The Woodbridge Group of Companies investment scam has impacted thousands of people across the United States over the past several years. Woodbridge, a commercial real estate development firm, bilked investors out of nearly $2 billion in an elaborate Ponzi scheme. Company owner Robert H. Shapiro was arrested on April 11th and charged by the U.S. … Continue reading New Criminal Filings in the Woodbridge Fiasco