Preacher's Assets Frozen in Alleged Securities Violation Case by Mark Friedman Posted 4/19/2013 04:49 pm Updated 3 years ago Thomas E. James, associate pastor of a church in Fort Smith, is accused of persuading a church member to invest in a bond fund "that did not actually exist." Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.