Tagged: brandon barber

Brandon Barber's Lawyer, K. Vaughn Knight, Convicted on Eight Counts

by Mark Friedman 11/18/2013 02:21 pm

K. Vaughn Knight, the attorney for Brandon Barber, was convicted in U.S. District Court in Fort Smith on eight counts including bankruptcy fraud and money laundering.

Brandon Barber Co-Defendant David Fisher Acquitted

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2013 01:53 pm

David Fisher, a Rogers attorney accused of conspiring with convicted northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, was acquitted in federal court on Wednesday.

Barber Co-Defendant Brandon Rains Pleads Guilty

by Gwen Moritz 10/17/2013 03:06 pm

Yet another co-defendant of bankrupt northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber pleaded guilty to a federal crime on Thursday. Brandon Rains, who had been charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and one count of money laundering, made a deal with federal prosecutors.

Brandon Barber's Co-Defendant Jeff Whorton Pleads Guilty

by Gwen Moritz 8/27/2013 09:20 am

Jeff Whorton, a co-defendant in one of two federal cases involving bankrupt northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering.

Brandon Barber Co-Defendant James Van Doren Pleads Guilty to 1 Count of Money Laundering

by Mark Friedman 8/23/2013 02:52 pm

James Van Doren, a co-defendant in a federal indictment involving former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of money laundering and agreed to pay $22,000.

Brandon Barber Co-Defendant James Van Doren Set For Plea Change Hearing

by Chris Bahn 8/21/2013 02:30 pm

James Van Doren, a co-defendant in a federal indictment involving former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, is set for a plea change hearing on Friday.

Nine Lives, All Used Up (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 8/5/2013 12:00 am

Brandon Barber's story is a sad one: A supercharged business career fueled by pride, family connections and bank fraud that flamed out before he was 35. Gambling debts, hot checks, DWIs, divorce, bankruptcy. It would make a dandy Greek tragedy if the protagonist had shown more potential for true greatness, rather than reckless opportunism, in the first place.

Brandon Barber Pleads Guilty to 3 Counts in Bank Fraud Case

by Chris Bahn and Lance Turner 7/31/2013 02:25 pm

Former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber entered guilty pleas to three counts Wednesday in federal court in Fort Smith, changing previously entered not-guilty pleas in a pair of federal indictments pending against him.

Brandon Barber Scheduled to Change Plea in Federal Indictments

by Chris Bahn 7/29/2013 04:35 pm

Former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber and co-defendant Brandon Rains are scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday afternoon, and the docket indicates that they plan to change their not guilty pleas.

Brandon Barber, Vaughn Knight Hit With Lawsuit by Co-Defendant James Van Doren

by Chris Bahn 7/29/2013 03:17 pm

The complaint appears to be another attempt by James Van Doren to separate himself from his co-defendants in a federal court trial for money laundering and bankruptcy fraud that is scheduled to start on Sept. 16. Van Doren asks for unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.

Marshawn Whorton Dismisses Loan Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/8/2013 12:00 am

Marshawn Whorton filed suit because she claimed that Smith did not follow through on the terms of a $480,000 loan used to purchase a chain of local wireless stores. In a recent Washington County Circuit Court filing, Whorton asked through her attorney Marshall Ney that the suit be dismissed without prejudice.

Deceased Developer Gary Combs 'Fifth Man' in Barber Case

by Chris Bahn 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Gary Combs, as evidenced by real estate documents obtained by Arkansas Business and confirmed by knowledgeable sources, is the unnamed co-conspirator in an indictment charging Brandon Barber, Brandon Rains, Jeff Whorton and David Fisher with bank fraud and money laundering.

Inside the Brandon Barber Case: Looking at His 5 Co-Defendants

by Chris Bahn 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Federal indictments have been filed against five men with ties to former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber. Another developer didn't live long enough to be indicted: Gary Combs, who died last year in California at 59.

CORRECTED: Melton, Barber Highlight Upcoming Season of Federal Court Cases

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Andrew Melton and Brandon Barber's two criminal cases are on tap on the calenders of federal court.

Bond Revoked, Brandon Barber Goes To Jail

by Chris Bahn 6/14/2013 04:07 pm

Brandon Barber will await his trials on fraud and money laundering charges from jail. Federal Magistrate Judge Erin Setser revoked Barber's bond on Friday during a hearing about the terms of Barber's pre-trial release.

Brandon Barber Faces Bond Revocation, Jail For Violating Pretrial Release Terms

by Chris Bahn 6/13/2013 09:42 am

Former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber faces the revocation of his bond and jail time for allegedly violating the terms of his release pending trials on fraud and money laundering charges.

Brandon Barber Expected Back In Court; New Co-Defendant Enters Not Guilty Plea

by Chris Bahn 6/11/2013 09:35 am

Former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber is expected to be back in federal court on Friday after two orders were issued by U.S. Magistrate Judge Erin Setser.

Rogers Attorney David Fisher Indicted As Part of Brandon Barber Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/6/2013 02:11 pm

A federal grand jury has indicted Rogers attorney David Fisher, 38, for conspiracy to commit bank fraud, adding him to an existing indictment that alleges misdeeds by Brandon Barber.

Trials For Barber, 4 Co-Defendants Delayed

by Chris Bahn 6/4/2013 04:34 pm

Trials for former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber and his four co-defendants have been delayed.

Barber Co-Defendant James Van Doren Asks Court for Bond Relief

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2013 12:00 am

James Van Doren, a New York resident and former attorney charged with being entirely too helpful to Brandon Barber, has lost his job with Citigroup Global Markets Inc.