Legal Archive

Wells Fargo Reportedly Altered Customer Docs; Exec Retires

by Associated Press 5/17/2018 02:47 pm

Wells Fargo employees in its wholesale banking business allegedly improperly altered information on documents related to corporate customers, The Wall Street Journal reports.

TV Stations Challenge Order Blocking Ads Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/17/2018 11:23 am

The owner of two Arkansas TV stations is challenging a judge's order blocking them from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

In Northwest Arkansas, Judge Halts Ad Bashing Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/16/2018 06:55 am

A northwest Arkansas judge temporarily blocked some TV stations from running a conservative group's ad targeting a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

Attorney Matt Henry, Charged with Stealing Client Money, Remains in Jail

by Mark Friedman 5/15/2018 03:30 pm

On Friday, Matthew M. Henry, 45, was charged in Little Rock District Court with felony theft of property for the $25,000. He pleaded not guilty.

Courtney Goodson Sues to Block Group's Ads

by Associated Press 5/14/2018 02:46 pm

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice files a lawsuit to block a conservative group's TV ads targeting her re-election bid.

US Supreme Court Makes Sports Betting A Possibility Nationwide

by Associated Press 5/14/2018 11:33 am

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that bars gambling on football, basketball, baseball and other sports in most states, giving states the go-ahead to legalize betting on sports.

Former Arkansas IRS Agent Sentenced for Identity Theft

by Associated Press 5/14/2018 10:04 am

A former Internal Revenue Service agent in Arkansas has been sentenced to more than four years in federal prison for identity theft.

Centennial Says Jeremy Hutchinson in Default

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Centennial Bank of Conway has sued state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson for $30,037.69, plus interest and late fees, the unpaid balance of a $50,000 business loan made to him in 2011.

Former Employees Targeted in Houndstooth Suit

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2018 12:00 am

Houndstooth Clothing Co. Inc. of Fayetteville filed for an injunction in Washington County Circuit Court against its former sales manager and two sales assistants claiming the trio took proprietary customer information with them when they left the company earlier this year.

IRS Takes Step to Stop Jonesboro Tax Prep

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2018 12:00 am

The Internal Revenue Service wants to stop a Jonesboro woman and her tax preparation business from handling federal tax returns for customers.

Police Investigate Attorney Matt Henry After Client Money Vanishes

by Mark Friedman 5/14/2018 12:00 am

A Little Rock attorney who has been in the Pulaski County jail since March 22 for contempt of court is being investigated after $425,000 in client money went missing, and his recent divorce case reveals that he used money from his client trust account for personal expenses.

Anatomy of a Leak (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/14/2018 12:00 am

A Trump voter of my acquaintance referred to Michael Avenatti as “that idiot attorney for Stormy Daniels.” May all of us be represented by such idiots.

Stay Suspicious (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/14/2018 12:00 am

So-called dark money has again made its presence known in the race for Arkansas Supreme Court, and it's just as noxious as it was two years ago.

Benton County Man Gets Probation for Running Illegal Gambling Operation

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2018 04:00 pm

A U.S. District Court judge sentenced a 73-year-old Benton County man Monday to three years of probation for operating a large-scale illegal gambling business in northwest Arkansas.

Arkansas Supreme Court to Hear Medical Marijuana Case

by Associated Press 5/7/2018 02:30 pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court says it'll hear oral arguments over a judge's decision to prevent the state from licensing companies to grow medical marijuana.

Widow Receives $1M Judgment Over RV Dealership Destroyed by Tornado

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:01 am

A “hand-shake” man who died while cleaning up debris after a 2014 tornado has had his attention to contractual detail vindicated by the Arkansas Court of Appeals.

Benton County Man Set for Sentencing

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

The sentencing date for the Benton County man who ran a large-scale illegal gambling operation in northwest Arkansas is scheduled for today.

Walter Quinn Takes Over Mortgage, Pays Delinquent Taxes

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/7/2018 12:00 am

Real estate records indicate that two mortgages remain in place on Walter Quinn's west Little Rock home.

Trustee Seeks to Recover Millions From Nursing Home Operators

by Mark Friedman 5/7/2018 12:00 am

The trustee for a bankrupt chain of Arkansas nursing homes has accused its out-of-state operators of pulling millions of dollars out of the facilities as unpaid bills piled up in 2015 and 2016.

Village at Pleasant Valley $4.2M Ownership Redone (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 5/7/2018 12:00 am

New investors in the 89,781-SF retail center at 10700 Rodney Parham Road in west Little Rock enter the ownership picture.