According to a story from the Fitchburg, Mass., Sentinel & Enterprise, one of the lawsuits related to the failure of compounder Gitto Global Corp. will go to trial in U.S. District Court on Sept. 10. A criminal investigation is still underway, according to the report. Gitto Global filed for bankruptcy in September 2004, and it's taking quite a while for the whole mess to unravel. The former owners were alleged to have overstated sales for several years, and referred to the room where allegedly phony invoices were prepared as "The Secret Garden." The Fitchburg newspaper deserves credit for staying on top of the case. Bankruptcy cases -- even interesting one like Gitto's -- can be tough to understand, and Gitto wasn't a huge company or a household name. But the Sentinel & Enterprise has been following every step of the process, and it even has an interesting special report on Gitto on its Web page, appropriately titled "The Secret Garden."
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