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Bank of America Fined $10,000 Per Month for Violations of Discharge Injunction

On Tuesday, United States Bankruptcy Judge Rober Drain ordered Bank of America to pay $10,000 plus attorney's fees for every month that the bank attempts to collect from Edwin and Michelle Ramos, who previously received a discharge in their chapter 7 bankruptcy case.  Although liens and mortgages were not discharged in their case, their personal liabilities were discharged, including their personal liability to to the bank.  The court stated that the ruling was intended to "send a message."