- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 7, 2015

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A bankruptcy judge has ordered attorneys for a New Mexico diocese to explain why a property auction wasn’t made public.

The Gallup Independent reports (https://bit.ly/1jl8YBA ) that representatives of the Diocese of Gallup are scheduled to appear before U.S. bankruptcy Judge David T. Thuma on Wednesday.

Thuma says the diocese may not have conducted a public auction, which is required by federal bankruptcy rules. He says he got complaints from a researcher and the Gallup Independent saying they were

One of the letters is from the Gallup Independent.

The diocese hired Accelerated Marketing Group CEO named Todd Good to bar anyone except qualified bidders from entering the Albuquerque auction. Good says they have discretion as to how to conduct the sale.



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Information from: Gallup Independent, https://www.gallupindependent.com

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