Bond insurers came and went last week in the Bank of New York Mellon’s legal challenge in Jefferson County’s bankruptcy case.

BNY Mellon, trustee for $3.14 billion of the Alabama county’s defaulted sewer warrants, filed a complaint on Feb. 3 in the Chapter 9 case pending before Judge Thomas Bennett. It alleged that the county misused sewer system revenues that otherwise would be used to pay debt service.

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