No. 86-2071.

818 F.2d 106 (1987)

In re John E. TULLY, Debtor. Henry J. BOROFF, Trustee In Bankruptcy of John E. Tully, Plaintiff, Appellee, v. John E. TULLY, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided May 4, 1987.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

George R. Desmond, Framingham, Mass., for defendant, appellant.

Henry J. Boroff, Boston, Mass., for plaintiff, appellee.

Before CAMPBELL, Chief Judge, BOWNES and SELYA, Circuit Judges.

SELYA, Circuit Judge.

It was Sir Walter Scott who remarked the inevitability of the "tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive." W. Scott, Marmion, canto VI, st. 17 (1808). This appeal sounds much that same theme. It centers around the quest of John E. Tully, debtor/appellant, for a discharge in bankruptcy. The bankruptcy court refused to grant the discharge on the ground that Tully knowingly failed to disclose material information when required...


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