Tagged: jim bolt

Oh, Happy Day (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/20/2014 12:00 am

Last Thursday was a happy day for me. On that day, Jim Bolt of Rogers finally pleaded guilty in Fort Smith to federal crimes — mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering — that should keep him behind bars for quite a while.

Update: Jim Bolt Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Money Laundering

by Gwen Moritz 1/16/2014 02:39 pm

Rogers businessman Jim Bolt, having failed to win pre-trial release from the Washington County jail, appeared before U.S. District Judge Robert Dawson in Fort Smith and pleaded guilty to one count each of wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.

Jim Bolt Transferred to Washington County, Still Behind Bars

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2014 12:00 am

James W. “Jim” Bolt is no longer a guest of the Benton County Detention Center. But contrary to a rumor that was circulating last week, he has not been set free.

Update: Rogers Businessman James Bolt Pleads Not Guilty to More Charges

by Mark Friedman 11/4/2013 05:36 pm

Rogers businessman James Bolt received two more federal charges last week in connection with an alleged scheme to collect unclaimed property in California.

James Bolt Pleads Not Guilty, Trial Scheduled

by Gwen Moritz 9/24/2013 11:45 am

James W. Bolt of Rogers was arraigned Monday in U.S. District Court in Fayetteville, where he pleaded not guilty to a 12-count indictment for wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.

James Bolt to Remain in Jail As FBI Investigates Murder Connection

by Gwen Moritz 9/4/2013 04:07 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 04:19 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.

Update: Rogers Businessman Jim Bolt Arrested on Federal Complaint

by Gwen Moritz and Mark Friedman 8/29/2013 09:49 pm

James William Bolt, the ex-convict whose Rogers “cancer research center” was raided by federal authorities in June, was arrested Thursday evening on a federal complaint alleging wire fraud, mail fraud and money laundering.

Bolt's Silence on Rogers Properties Could Result in Forfeiture to Fed

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2013 12:00 am

Jim Bolt, the ex-convict whose “cancer research center” in Rogers was raided in June by the FBI, told Whispers recently that he didn't know the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Western District filed civil asset forfeiture lawsuits in early July against three pieces of real estate in Rogers that have ties to him.

Federal Agents Make More Use Of Seizure Powers

by Mark Friedman 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Government seizures of money and property are on the rise. Critics say the government taking property from people who haven't been charged with a crime is a problem.

FBI Takes Volvo Title, iPads, Cash in Bolt Forfeiture Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/15/2013 12:00 am

Bolt has not been charged with any crime, but an FBI affidavit accuses him of faking documentation to claim $1.9 million in unclaimed stock belonging to a California company.

FBI: Bolt Faked Documents to Claim $1.9M in Abandoned Stock

by Gwen Moritz 7/2/2013 07:27 pm

Jim Bolt, the convicted felon whose "cancer research center" in Rogers was raided last week, used fake documents to claim and then sell almost $1.9 million worth of stock that the state of California had listed as unclaimed property, an FBI agent said in an affidavit filed Tuesday.

FBI Raids Rogers Business Associated With Jim Bolt

by Gwen Moritz 6/27/2013 01:09 pm

A Rogers "cancer research facility" affiliated with Jim Bolt, a convicted felon who was acquitted of federal charges related to investments in a previous company that claimed to treat cancer, was raided by the FBI on Thursday morning.