Preacher's Assets Frozen in Alleged Securities Violation Case by Mark Friedman Posted 4/19/2013 04:49 pm Updated 5 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 articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.