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I am not certain what is meant by "anyone" obviously creditors, banks and so forth will be informed a bankruptcy has been filed. When one files for bankruptcy it is done so under oath. Anyone who intentionally files false information or tries to conceal assets is guilty of committing a federal felony; the penalty is a five-year prison sentence for each count. Even if one does not commit intentional fraud, the trustee has the power to dismiss a case for almost any reason, especially with the new BK reform having become law. we had to explain a few things such as deposits on our checking acct and i didnt want the trustee or anyone else calling my client to verify info because of embarassment

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