A Lancaster pensioner who hid thousands of pounds from a house sale after filing for bankruptcy has avoided jail.
Harvey Tudor of Brookhouse, Lancaster, failed to inform the Official Receiver that he had sold a property in Kirkby Stephen, contradicting the laws around bankruptcy.
74-year-old Tudor had been declared legally bankrupt in 2014 but continued to flout bankruptcy restrictions when he failed to tell receivers that he had received 59,000 for the sale of his home in Cumbria.
Appearing before District Judge Garland at Preston Magistrates on Wednesday (January 6), for sentencing, Tudor was told that he had made a “big mistake.”
Julie Barnes, chief investigator at the Insolvency Service, said: “Harvey Tudor knew his legal obligatio…
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