Trustee: Attorney will never repay $73 million

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) - The trustee in charge of a Myrtle Beach attorney's personal bankruptcy is asking a judge to convert the case to a straight liquidation because he says his client will never be able to pay off almost $73 million he owes to creditors.

The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reported that trustee Robert Anderson says he's continuing to look for assets that attorney Harry Pavilack may have transferred between his corporations in the months before his bankruptcy.

Pavilack was well known for his television commercials and highway billboards. His case is 1 of the largest personal bankruptcies ever in Horry County.

A court hearing is scheduled for Monday in Charleston to determine whether the case will be converted from a Chapter 11 reorganization to a Chapter 7 liquidation.

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