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Eldridge Says He's Looking at US Senate Race in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/24/2015 3:01 pm

Former federal prosecutor Conner Eldridge says he's considering challenging Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman in Arkansas next year, and plans to make a decision in the coming weeks.

Conner Eldridge Stepping Down As US Attorney

by Gwen Moritz 8/11/2015 11:24 am

Conner Eldridge, rumored as a potential Democratic challenger for U.S. Sen. John Boozman in 2016, announced Tuesday that he will resign as U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas on Aug. 21.

Conner Eldridge Suggested as Potential Challenger to Boozman in '16

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/10/2015 12:00 am

If you were thinking Republican U.S. Sen. John Boozman might go unchallenged by a Democrat in 2016, think again. The calls that Ross Whipple of Arkadelphia has been making lead us to believe that his son-in-law, W. Conner Eldridge Jr., has moved past the thinking stage and will soon announce his candidacy.

US Attorney Conner Eldridge Named to Advisory Committee

by Associated Press 4/30/2015 1:34 pm

The U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas is one of six new members named to the U.S. Attorney General's Advisory Committee.

Former Fayetteville Business Owner Found Guilty of Bank Fraud

by Mark Friedman 3/9/2015 5:39 pm

A U.S. District Court jury in Fayetteville found the former owner of a defunct Fayetteville leasing company guilty Monday of two counts of bank fraud against First Security Bank.

Feds Say House in Rogers Should Be Repossessed After Claims of Art Heist

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/9/2015 12:00 am

A woman who moved from Dallas to Rogers in 2013 is in hot water for allegedly cooking up an insurance scheme by which she received more than $730,000 from her homeowner’s policy.

Change in IRS Policy Returns Seized Money

by Mark Friedman 12/1/2014 12:00 am

A recent change in the Internal Revenue Service’s policy on seized money has already helped one Arkansan who had nearly $34,000 seized because of the way he made his bank deposits.

IRS Change Too Late for Structuring Defendants

by Mark Friedman 12/1/2014 12:00 am

Patrice Duncan said she and her husband never thought much about bank deposits for their family-owned business in Conway until Jan. 24, 2012. That’s the day the Internal Revenue Service seized $94,500 from the company’s account.

Character References Help Brandon Barber Elude 20-Year Sentence

by Marty Cook 11/3/2014 12:00 am

When it came to sentencing in federal court, Brandon Barber could have had the book thrown at him. But facing U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes last Tuesday, he still had some things going for him.

Brandon Barber Should Serve About 20 Years, Feds Say

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/28/2014 12:00 am

Brandon Barber’s day of reckoning approaches — he’s scheduled for sentencing in Fort Smith on Aug. 13 — and federal prosecutors think the bankrupt northwest Arkansas real estate developer should spend a very, very long time in prison.

Brandon Barber Should Serve About 20 Years, Feds Say

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2014 8:52 am

Brandon Barber’s day of reckoning approaches — he’s scheduled for sentencing in Fort Smith on Aug. 13 — and federal prosecutors think the bankrupt northwest Arkansas real estate developer should spend a very, very long time in prison.

Prosecutors Plan Appeal in Case of Brandon Barber's Attorney, K. Vaughn Knight

by Gwen Moritz 7/8/2014 4:56 pm

Conner Eldridge, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, and First Assistant U.S. Attorney Wendy L. Johnson filed notice that they will appeal U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes' decision to throw out a jury's conviction of Knight on eight felony charges.

Barber Attorney Vaughn Knight's Case Remains in Limbo as Conner Eldridge Considers Next Move

by Mark Friedman 6/23/2014 12:00 am

Conner Eldridge, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, said last week that he’s still deciding what to do with the case of K. Vaughn Knight, the attorney for former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber.

Lafayette County Treasurer Indicted for Stealing $162,000, Pleads Not Guilty

by Mark Friedman 4/11/2014 2:54 pm

A federal grand jury has indicted the Lafayette County treasurer on two counts tied to embezzling at least $162,000 from the Lafayette County Treasurer's Office.

Signs of $14.7 Million Medicare Fraud from Mountain Home Doctor Date Back for Years

by Mark Friedman 3/31/2014 12:00 am

If Dr. Stacey M. Johnson of Mountain Home had not died earlier this year at 63, he likely would have been charged with overbilling Medicare by $14.7 million, according to a criminal investigator’s affidavit that was recently made public.

Jason Stallcup Gets 27 Years in Prison for Fayetteville Jewelry Store Robbery

by Lee Hogan 3/20/2014 2:31 pm

A Michigan man was sentenced Thursday to 327 months, or more than 27 years, in prison and ordered to pay more than $173,000 in restitution for the 2008 armed robbery of a Fayetteville jewelry store on Dickson Street.

New Federal Charges Filed Against Steve Standridge

by Gwen Moritz 12/23/2013 12:00 am

Steve Standridge, who already faces 12 federal felony charges related to alleged bank fraud in the Eastern District of Arkansas, has pleaded not guilty to 23 additional federal felony counts.

Late Mountain Home Doctor May Have Crafted Largest Medicare Fraud in State's History: $14.7M

by Mark Friedman 10/14/2013 12:00 am

If Dr. Stacey M. Johnson of Mountain Home had not died earlier this year at 63, he likely would have been charged with overbilling Medicare by $14.7 million, according to a criminal investigator’s affidavit that was recently made public.

James Bolt to Remain in Jail As FBI Investigates Murder Connection

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2013 4:07 pm

James W. Bolt will be staying in jail after a federal court hearing in which an FBI agent said the Rogers businessman was suspected of being an accessory to a 2011 murder in southeast Missouri.

Rogers Businessman James Bolt Charged With 12 Counts of Fraud, Money Laundering

by Gwen Moritz 9/3/2013 4:19 pm

James W. Bolt, the ex-convict who was arrested Thursday on a federal criminal complaint, was arraigned Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Fayetteville.