Robert Kressel

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Asad Zaman, TiZA boss, withdraws $356,000 bankruptcy claim

    Former TiZA Executive Director Asad Zaman withdrew a claim worth $356,406.01 against the school's bankruptcy estate this week. Zaman co-founded Tarek ibn Ziyad Academy, which in 2009 became perhaps the most controversial charter school in America when the ACLU of Minnesota filed a lawsuit against t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Taste of Minnesota now in bankruptcy

    Taste of Minnesota, we bid you adieu​ The deadline for the owners of Taste of Minnesota to fight involuntary bankruptcy has passed. The historic festival is now officially dead. Not only are last year's owners bankrupt, but the city of St. Paul announced yesterday that no new Taste event would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Denny Hecker 'lied to me,' judge says; 'unf-ingbelievable' Hecker replies

    The judge had ruled that Hecker wasn't going to get away with not having to make good on $85 million he owes Chrysler Financial.

  • Books

    May 30, 2001

    The Bankruptcy Boom

    With the prospect of tough new rules, Minnesotans file for relief like never before