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Fake Will Forger Refutes Argument of 'Sophisticated' Scheme This article is available only in print.

Fake Will Forger Refutes Argument of 'Sophisticated' Scheme
Donna Herring admitted to creating a will after Matthew Seth Jacobs, who had survived the Deepwater Horizon disaster in April 2010, died in a one-vehicle wreck in January 2015.

Donna Herring, the former Camden real estate agent who orchestrated the infamous fake will case, is continuing to argue that she deserves the least amount of prison time possible.
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CJRW Breaks Silence on Heathcott Lawsuit This article is available only in print.

CJRW Chairman and CEO Darin Gray responds to comments from Gary Heathcott and anonymous advertising industry executives quoted in last week's Outtakes column.
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Simmons Dismisses Lawsuit Against Soul of the South Investors This article is available only in print.

Simmons Bank of Pine Bluff dismissed its lawsuit against investors in the troubled Soul of the South venture without prejudice on Jan. 10.
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