Bill Heard Enterprises files for bankruptcy

Edwards, John G.
October 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/6/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 40, pP19
The article reports on the filing for bankruptcy of Bill Heard Enterprises, which lay off all expect a skeleton crew at Bill Heard Chevrolet and Vista Chevrolet. Its affiliate company, Bill Heard Chevrolet, also filed for bankruptcy protection of assets less than $50 million. The Nevada Consumer Affairs Division said that no complaints have been received about the dealerships but Georgia will sue the dealerships due to a pattern of deceptive trade practices. Bloomberg News said that it was the eight car dealer in the U.S. to file for bankruptcy in 2008.


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