Tagged: john rogers

Big Fat Lies (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 6/5/2017 12:00 am

Lying to get money is at least understandable, but John Rogers lied when there was no reason to lie.

House of Cards: How John Rogers Bilked Banks, Conned Collectors

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

Not many people know that John Rogers was a millionaire real estate investor before he began serious work building his sports memorabilia and photo empire in North Little Rock. That’s because he wasn’t. It’s a big, fat lie.

From the Fabulist Mind of John Rogers

by George Waldon 5/29/2017 12:00 am

The national publicity John Rogers created with his $1.62 million purchase of the crowned king of all Honus Wagner baseball cards in August 2008 was the one of the first opportunities he had to make himself look even more important and successful.

Update: John Rogers Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Cites 'Greed'

by George Waldon 3/7/2017 6:57 am

John Rogers of North Little Rock, who federal prosecutors say defrauded investors by offering a phony Heisman Trophy as collateral for a $100,000 loan, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. He says his motivation was "greed" and also admitted to selling inauthentic memorabilia.

Conlon Settlement Offers Small Payouts to John Rogers Investors

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/27/2017 12:00 am

An 11th-hour settlement spared Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza from deciding how to divvy $1.5 million from last year’s auction of the famed Conlon Collection, formerly owned by John Rogers

Brett Myers Files Motion To Withdraw as John Rogers' Attorney

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/13/2017 12:00 am

Brett Myers of Dallas represented Rogers in a string of civil lawsuits in Pulaski County Circuit Court. He has now filed motions to withdraw as Rogers’ attorney, citing “a breakdown in the professional attorney-client relationship.”

John Rogers’ Creditors Line Up For $1.5 Million

by George Waldon 1/23/2017 12:00 am

The battle over the biggest asset remaining from John Rogers’ murky business dealings and insolvent ventures begins next week in Little Rock.

Case Closed: The Final Orders of Four John Rogers Lawsuits

by George Waldon 1/23/2017 12:00 am

Though dormant on the court dockets, some lawsuits against John Rogers and his business ventures remain technically active.

John Rogers To Plead Guilty at February Hearing

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/28/2016 12:00 am

John Rogers, the alleged serial fraudster, will be changing his plea to guilty on one count of felony wire fraud on Feb. 3 in Chicago’s U.S. District Court.

Victim: John Rogers’ Promises ‘All Lies’

by George Waldon 10/31/2016 12:00 am

The sweeping criminal charge against John Rogers is sprinkled with details on some schemes of the alleged serial fraudster while overlooking others.

John Rogers Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Wire Fraud

by George Waldon 10/11/2016 11:26 am

Alleged serial fraudster John Rogers pleaded not guilty to one count of felony wire fraud at his Friday arraignment in Chicago federal court.

John Rogers Lakewood Mansion Sold for $1.3M

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/26/2016 12:00 am

A couple last month bought the foreclosed Lakewood mansion of troubled North Little Rock businessman John Rogers.

John Rogers Admits Cocaine Use in Facebook Post

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/19/2016 12:00 am

You may have heard that alleged serial fraudster John Rogers recently divulged that his bad behavior included a fondness for cocaine.

U.S. Attorney in Chicago Charges John Rogers for Fraud

by George Waldon 9/12/2016 1:24 pm

The U.S. Attorney in Chicago leveled long-expected fraud charges against John Rogers, the former owner of Sports Card Plus and Rogers Photo Archive of North Little Rock.

Conlon Collection Fetches $1.8M at Auction; Proceeds to Pay John Rogers Debt

by George Waldon 8/29/2016 11:27 am

The famed Conlon Collection of early major league baseball images sold for nearly $1.8 million at auction on Saturday.

At Least One Offer Pending on John Rogers Lakewood Mansion in NLR

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/25/2016 12:00 am

It looks like there’s a buyer for the foreclosed Lakewood mansion of troubled North Little Rock businessman John Rogers.

Former Associate of John Rogers Sentenced for Mail, Wire Fraud

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/4/2016 12:00 am

Mark Theotikos was sentenced to 12 months and a day in federal prison several weeks ago for his part in a shill bidding scheme at Mastro Auctions.

John Rogers Court Absence Defaults Judgment to California Creditor

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/20/2016 12:00 am

There were rumblings that alleged serial fraudster John Rogers was going to California to defend himself at a June 6 trial. That didn’t happen.

Arrest Warrant Issued for John Rogers

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/30/2016 12:00 am

John Rogers didn’t make a mandatory appearance at a May 4 hearing in Little Rock Traffic Court. An arrest warrant was issued for Rogers on May 10.

John Rogers Lakewood Mansion Still on Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/16/2016 12:00 am

An unnamed buyer and Centennial Bank were less than $100,000 apart from completing the deal for the North Little Rock property when negotiations broke down.

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