NEW YORK - The federal bankruptcy judge in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York presiding over the Chapter 11 bankruptcy of MF Global Inc. (MFGI), the consumer investment branch of bankrupt MF Global Holdings Ltd. (MFGH), on April 1 issued an opinion denying $1,154,052.60 in claims filed by various creditors on grounds that they were filed too late in the proceeding (In Re: MF Global Inc., No. 11-2790, Chapter 11, S.D. N.Y. Bkcy.).