by Mike Masnick

Bankruptcy Never Seemed So Sweet For This Spammer

from the not-such-a-bad-deal... dept

Last month, in talking about spammer Scott Richter filing for bankruptcy, we noted that people shouldn't get too excited, because it was clear that the filing had little to do with monetary issues and was mostly an effort to hide out from the various lawsuits against him. Now more information is coming out, including the fact that the "bankrupt" Richter made $1.2 million last year -- which might make you wonder how he can legitimately file for bankruptcy.

Reader Comments (rss)

(Flattened / Threaded)

  1. identicon
    Anonymous Coward, Apr 13th, 2005 @ 6:27pm

    No Subject Given

    That's simple: net worth = assets - liabilities.

    From what I understand, if this is negative, you may need a bankruptcy court to protect your assets from the creditors wishing to collect on your liabilities.

    I suppose this gives you some idea of what liabilities he expects to incur...

    reply to this | link to this | view in thread ]

Add Your Comment

Have a Techdirt Account? Sign in now. Want one? Register here
Get Techdirt’s Daily Email
Use markdown for basic formatting. HTML is no longer supported.
  Save me a cookie
Follow Techdirt
Insider Shop - Show Your Support!

Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads
Essential Reading
Techdirt Deals
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads
Techdirt Insider Chat
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads
Recent Stories
Report this ad  |  Hide Techdirt ads


Email This

This feature is only available to registered users. Register or sign in to use it.