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Bridal store Alfred Angelo breaks silence, releases statement on closure

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Alfred Angelo apologizes in a statement Sunday, days after closing stores and filing for bankruptcy. (WPEC).

Alfred Angelo, the bridal company that closed suddenly last week, leaving soon-to-be brides and employees across the country frustrated, is breaking its silence.

The company issued this statement Sunday:

Alfred Angelo filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on July 14, 2017. As a result, all stores and wholesalers are closed. Margaret Smith was appointed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee. If you wish to be contacted regarding your order status once information is available please send an email to: alfredangelo@mjstrustee.com. We will post additional information regarding the status of dresses on this web-site as it becomes available.
We apologize for the inconvenience and hardship resulting from this event. We appreciate your patience. Thank you.

According to the bankruptcy filing, creditors have until Nov. 27, 2017, to file a proof of claim against Alfred Angelo.

There is also a meeting set for Aug. 28, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Flagler Waterview Building in West Palm Beach, where a representative of Alfred Angelo must appear at a meeting of creditors. The representative of the company will be questioned under oath.

READ A PORTION OF THE BANKRUPTCY FILING