In Advanta Corp.'s 8-K filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission last month, concerning the sale of its mortgage unit to Chase Manhattan, the company described an escrow account of $70 million, to be funded until the finalization of an ongoing lawsuit associated with the sale of Advanta's credit card portfolio to FleetBoston back in 1998.

Cited from the filing: "[W]ith regard to Fleet's attempt to block the previously announced sale of Advanta's mortgage business to Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp. the effect of the agreement is that Fleet's motion for an injunction is moot and the case will be dismissed."

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