American Laser Skincare filed for bankruptcy liquidation Thursday, weeks after closing the doors of its clinics in a move that touched off an eruption of customer complaints online.
Papers filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., say there’ll be nothing for unsecured creditors, including, presumably, customers who paid in advance for their Botox and other beauty treatments.
“How do you close your doors without any warning to your clients or employees?! It’s just shameful business practice! I’m out over $3000!” wrote one unhappy patron in a posting on the company’s Facebook page.
The Farmington Hills, Mich., company filed for bankruptcy along with dozens of state affiliates, estimating assets of less than $50,000 and debts topping $100 million.