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Lender Charges Diamond Oaks Ch11 Is Fraudulent

The Sept. 14, 2009 bankruptcy petition by Diamond Oaks Vineyards and its owner, Dinesh Maniar is fraudulent and filed in bad faith, according to court documents filed by Hartford Life (($VIP content)) which is seeking to foreclose on property it has financed.

Hartford holds first mortgages on two Napa Valley properties at 4500 and 4529-4531 St. Helena Highway in Calistoga. The insurance company has contended in its court filings that Maniar improperly transferred the properties to Diamond Oaks Vineyards.

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Also in this article for VIP Subscribers:

  • HARTFORD SAYS MANIAR OWNS LAND, NOT DIAMOND OAKS

  • MANIAR DEFAULTED ON LOANS IN FEBRUARY 2009

  • NAPA, SONOMA LAND TRANSFERS ARE FRAUDULENT SAYS HARTFORD LIFE

  • DUTCHER CREEK IN SONOMA COUNTY ALSO TRANSFERRED

  • DIAMOND OAKS VINEYARDS A “SHELL” CORPORATION?

  • DECEMBER HEARING ON FRAUD ALLEGATIONS

NOTE: Diamond Oaks has also filed a schedules listing assets, liabilities and creditors. The full document is available here for VIP Premium Subscribers.


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