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Hard Drives Not His To Take, Receiver Says About John Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/31/2015 12:00 am

Perhaps you heard the security protocol recently was revamped at the Sports Cards Plus complex in North Little Rock. The change in who has access and how they gain access followed an “unlawful” visit just before midnight on Saturday, Aug. 22, by alleged serial fraudster John Rogers, former owner of the business.

John Rogers to be Released Today

by George Waldon 7/24/2015 12:07 pm

John Rogers will be released from the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility today after agreeing to cooperate with First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville.

Found in Contempt of Court, John Rogers Arrested

by George Waldon 7/23/2015 7:52 am

Alleged serial fraudster John Rogers was arrested last night at the Fox & Hound sports tavern in North Little Rock.

Snapshot: A Guide to John Rogers' Legal Problems

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

After federal agents came calling at his business and home on Jan. 28, 2014, John Rogers lost control of his chaotic financial world. The known claims against the photo archivist and sports memorabilia dealer total more than $45 million, not counting $49 million in requested punitive damages.

Bank Documents Illuminate John Rogers’ Dealings

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Bank of Little Rock’s position among creditors battered by the financial wheeling and dealing of John Rogers is uncertain. But the $203 million-asset lender was first in line to accuse Rogers of fraud among the growing crowd of litigants pursuing him in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

FABT Turns Eye on Angelica Rogers In Search of John Rogers Assets

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2015 12:00 am

Angelica Rogers, the former wife of alleged fraudster John Rogers, is now on the firing line of collection efforts by First Arkansas Bank & Trust

Update: Judge Issues Arrest Warrant for John Rogers

by George Waldon 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The North Little Rock businessman is in contempt of court for failing to respond to discovery requests in a civil case brought by First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville.

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Targets John Rogers Assets to Satisfy $15M Judgment

by George Waldon 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The ardent pursuit of John Rogers’ assets by Jacksonville’s First Arkansas Bank & Trust has produced meager results so far. But the lender’s aggrieved zeal remains undiminished to recover whatever it can toward a $15 million judgment against the alleged fraudster.

Concerns Voiced About Red Alert Proposal in John Rogers Case

by George Waldon 5/18/2015 12:00 am

The $28 million cash offer to acquire the photo archives and sports memorabilia assets once owned by John Rogers has drawn objections and cautionary filings.

New Offer Ready, But Will Money Materialize for John Rogers Collection?

by George Waldon 5/4/2015 12:00 am

John Rogers has been working closely with a would-be buyer of his former sports memorabilia and photo archive, according to a sworn deposition given by one of his many creditors. The proposal, $28 million in cash plus stock, is awaiting court review. It isn’t the first problematic business deal visited on Arkansas by Tim Holly and his Red Alert Media Matrix Inc.

Red Alert Media Matrix Makes New Offer for Rogers Archive

by George Waldon 4/27/2015 3:51 pm

Red Alert Media Matrix Inc. asked for court approval to acquire the assets of embattled photo archivist and sports memorabilia dealer John Rogers.

Judge Gives Georgia Company 30 Days to Buy John Rogers Assets

by George Waldon 4/14/2015 3:12 pm

A would-be $59 million deal is back in play to buy the photo archive and sports memorabilia assets collected by John Rogers.

Valuing John Rogers Assets an ‘Interesting’ Exercise

by George Waldon 2/16/2015 12:00 am

A $59 million offer to buy the photo archives and sports memorabilia collected by John Rogers has proven as ethereal as the wondrous asset valuations the embattled businessman once proclaimed.

Cards Seized During John Rogers FBI Raid Tied to $6M 'Purchase,' Questions of Authenticity

by George Waldon 2/2/2015 12:00 am

Some of the material that federal agents carried away as evidence on Jan. 28 a year ago came from an area of his North Little Rock enterprise not solely under his control: a double-lock safe that also required First Arkansas Bank & Trust officials to open.

Second Former Partner of John Rogers Files Suit, Seeks $12.3 Million

by George Waldon 1/15/2015 5:47 pm

The new lawsuit by Mac Hogan pushes the claims against the embattled newspaper archivist and sports memorabilia dealer upwards of $40 million. Hogan alleges that Rogers committed multiple acts of fraud as part of a Ponzi-style scheme that often involved phantom transactions.

Atlanta Group Offers $59M for John Rogers' Former Business Assets

by George Waldon 1/13/2015 10:48 am

Red Alert Media Matrix Inc. has signed a letter of intent to buy the photo archive and sports memorabilia assets of Sports Cards Plus Inc., which did business as Rogers Photo Archive; Planet Giant LLC and Digital Stock Planet LLC and Photo Archive Partners LLC, which did business as John Rogers Partners LLC.

John Rogers Receiver Michael McAfee Seeking A ‘Prince’

by George Waldon 1/12/2015 12:00 am

Michael McAfee thinks he’s starting the new year with a bout of sinusitis that will require a trip to the doctor for relief. Banks and other creditors of North Little Rock businessman John Rogers are looking to McAfee to help alleviate financial headaches that began throbbing a year ago — and in some cases even longer.

Bank of Little Rock Says John Rogers Misused $900K Loan

by George Waldon 1/7/2015 11:23 am

A second bank has raised questions about possible loan fraud in its dealings with North Little Rock sports memorabilia and photo dealer John Rogers. Bank of Little Rock alleges that Rogers "intentionally misused" money and defrauded the bank after taking out a $900,000 loan in December 2013.

Judge Appoints Receiver For 4 John Rogers Businesses

by George Waldon 1/5/2015 12:38 pm

Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Chris Piazza appoints Michael McAfee as receiver of four businesses once controlled by North Little Rock sports memorabilia and photo dealer John Rogers.

Tunnels, Dennis Smiley, John Rogers, Wal-Mart Kept Readers Checking Online

by Lance Turner 12/30/2014 7:13 pm

A tour of the hidden underground tunnels of Hot Springs was the most-read story on ArkansasBusiness.com in 2014.