judge has given the go-ahead for the sale of assets from American Crushing and
The company has been under fire since one of its trucks
caused a deadly accident that killed four people on
this past summer. David Wilcox, owner of the company, has been charged with
attempted insurance fraud, attempted larceny and attempted conspiracy to commit
Wilcox is accused of attempting to reinstate insurance
coverage for the truck after the crash had taken place.
Though no date has been set, Matthew Beatman, the attorney
who the court appointed as receiver for the case, told The Associated Press that the auction could raise as much as $1.4 million.
After fees and the company’s creditors are paid, that will
leave between $300,000 and $500,000 available for victims of the crash, Beatman
A former employee of the company testified in court on
Tuesday, Jan. 10, that files were removed and documents shredded in the wake of
the crash, The AP reported.