Tagged: john rogers

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.

Humor Warms Bench in John Rogers Court Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/20/2015 12:00 am

An April 14 hearing that featured a revolving door of attorneys at the podium started with a line lifted from a baseball comedy sketch that debuted more than 75 years ago.

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.

John Rogers Auction Could Jolt Memorabilia Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/23/2015 12:00 am

A proposed auction is taking shape to liquidate assets once owned by John Rogers.

John Rogers $2.5 Million Sham Deal Included Honus Wagners

by George Waldon 3/16/2015 12:00 am

If there’s a single deal that captures the fast-and-loose dealings of John Rogers, it is his purported purchase of The Oklahoman newspaper photo archives for $2.5 million in July 2011.

Red Alert's $59 Million Offer Not Backed by Cash

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

A $59 million letter of intent in January got the ball rolling for the possible sale of photo archives and sports memorabilia 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.

John Rogers Receiver: Atlanta Group Doesn't Have Financing to Buy Archive

by George Waldon 2/10/2015 2:16 pm

A $59 million purchase offer to buy the assets of four businesses once led by John Rogers of North Little Rock appears to be falling by the wayside.

Babe Ruth Bat Part of $5.5M Lawsuit Against John Rogers

by George Waldon 2/3/2015 11:10 am

A $3.5 million claim by another creditor of John Rogers was filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Ownership of Charles Conlon Collection in John Rogers Case Up in the Air

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

The famed collection of major league baseball images captured by Charles Conlon (1868-1945) is among the disputed assets associated with John Rogers. But unlike other collections Rogers purportedly acquired, no one doubts that he obtained an estimated 8,400 glass plate negatives produced by Conlon.

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.

New Lawsuit Says John Rogers Owes $9.6M in Loans, Unpaid Bill

by George Waldon 1/15/2015 11:09 am

Another collection lawsuit alleging fraud has been filed against embattled newspaper archivist and sports memorabilia dealer John Rogers.

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.

The Top 10 Business Stories of 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/30/2014 7:12 pm

Politics, white-collar crime, banking acquisitions, Turner Grain and more. Arkansas Business recaps the top 10 stories from the year that was 2014.