Amistad Replica Owes Over $2M Says Court

Amistad Replica Owes Over $2M Says Court
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TheDay.com: Amistad America‘s outstanding debt totals more than $2 million, including a claim by its former executive director Greg Belanger that he is owed $139,000 in back pay and money owed to 3 members of its Board of Trustees who made loans to the organization, according to a court filing outlining numerous claims against the nonprofit group.

Among the many other creditors are Mystic Seaport, which says it is owed more than $45,000 for work and services it provided for the schooner Amistad over a 6-year period, former captains and crew members, and numerous small businesses and organizations from around the country. Even the organization’s attorney, Charles Filardi, is owed $111,000, according to the filing.

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