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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.

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Also Absorbing Bank Branches

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/30/2014 12:00 am

Larry Wilson, CEO of First Arkansas, confirms his bank's purchase of old Simmons branch in Jacksonville. And he threw in a couple more for good measure: the former Metropolitan branches at the intersection of Highways 321 and 89 in Cabot and at Kiehl and Brockington in Sherwood.

UCA, First Arkansas Bank & Trust Announce Credit Card Affinity Program

by Lee Hogan 3/6/2014 2:22 pm

A partnership between the First Arkansas Bank & Trust and the University of Central Arkansas Alumni Association is expected to provide scholarships to UCA students.

UALR College of Business Gets $50K Donation from Larry Wilson (Kudos)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/11/2013 12:00 am

Larry Wilson, chairman, president and CEO of First Arkansas Bank & Trust in Jacksonville, has donated $50,000 to an endowed fund in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

When Does Pro-Consumer Competition Become Bad for Banking?

by George Waldon 9/16/2013 12:00 am

Larry Wilson, chairman, president and CEO of First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville, believes regulators need to quit rubber-stamping branch expansions and develop new evaluation criteria.

CFO Awards Honor 7 Leaders in Banking, Accounting (Video)

by Mark Carter 11/14/2012 2:20 pm

Tom Gibbons of Frost PLLC was among seven financial professionals honored Wednesday at the 2012 Arkansas Business CFO of the Year Awards at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock. Includes video and photos.

Kim Crook of First Arkansas Bank & Trust (CFO Lifetime Achievement award)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2012 12:00 am

When Kim Crook said that during her 23 years at First Arkansas Bank & Trust she’s never had a day where she didn’t want to come to work, a listener is inclined to believe her, particularly after she lists the reasons for that devotion to duty.