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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.

Bank: John Rogers Misrepresented Price of Hoffman Collection

by George Waldon 12/22/2014 7:09 pm

First Arkansas Bank & Trust says photo dealer John Rogers misrepresented the purchase price of an archive he bought in 2012, leading the bank to loan almost five times the collection's value. Rogers denies misleading the bank.

Sydney Morning Herald Owner Sues John Rogers

by Sean Beherec 12/22/2014 6:34 pm

An Australian media company is suing photo archivist John Rogers, arguing that his company violated an agreement to digitize the company’s photographs and has refused to return the collection.

First Arkansas Bank Wins $14.5M Default Judgment Against John Rogers

by George Waldon 12/19/2014 11:57 am

First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville landed a $14.5 million default judgment against sports memorabilia and photo archivist mogul John Rogers.

Claims Pass $18M as John Rogers’ Dealings Draw More Lawsuits

by George Waldon 12/1/2014 12:00 am

Two lawsuits against North Little Rock memorabilia dealer John Rogers add more than $2.6 million to claims that now top $18 million as questions about his business dealings continue to mount.

Bank Branch Trio Generates $3.45M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 9/29/2014 12:00 am

Three former Metropolitan National Bank branches combined for a $3.45 million transaction. A 3-acre parking lot in west Little Rock is under new ownership after a $1.7 million deal. And a 50-room motel in Jacksonville changed hands in a $1.2 million deal.

Nothing Casual About First Arkansas Bank & Trust’s Employee Care

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/22/2014 12:00 am

FAB&T extends unique benefits to its workers, and for those reasons, it’s honored this year as one of Arkansas Business’ Best Places To Work for 2014.

John Rogers Asks for Dismissal of Brace Suit

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/15/2014 12:00 am

North Little Rock sports memorabilia dealer John Rogers denied the allegations of breaching a contract with a photographic estate and asked for a dismissal in Pulaski County Circuit Court last week.

Simmons First Continues To Prune Branches in Little Rock, Northwest Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/4/2014 12:00 am

Simmons First National Bank of Pine Bluff has sold off three more leftover Pulaski County branches.