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Commercial Law Keyed to Lopucki
CCF, Inc. v. First National Bank (In re Slamans)
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Slamans operated gas stations. Slamans’ gave First Capital Corporation a revolving note for $750,000. CCF, Inc., (Appellant) is the successor in interest to First Capital Corporation. Slamans obtained a letter of credit from First National Bank as part of a distribution agreement with Sun for the purchase of oil products. When Slamans filed for bankruptcy, Sun drew on the letter of credit in the amount of Slamans’ debt, $192,433.15. Sun filed an interpleader complaint with the Bankruptcy Court when First National Bank requested that Sun turn over to it $111,053.41 that Sun owed Slamans. The Bankruptcy Court awarded that amount to First National Bank.
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