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Pulaski County Comes After John Rogers on Delinquent Property Tax

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2015 12:00 am

In addition to the tens of millions that creditors are trying to get out of him, he and/or his ex-wife, Angelica, owe Pulaski County more than $150,000 in taxes.

The Wheels of Justice (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/27/2015 12:00 am

Justice delayed, it has been correctly noted, is justice denied. That ancient maxim came to mind last week when Little Rock businessman Matt Lile was, at very long last, sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison.

John Rogers to be Released Today

by George Waldon 7/24/2015 12:07 pm

John Rogers will be released from the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility today after agreeing to cooperate with First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville.

Found in Contempt of Court, John Rogers Arrested

by George Waldon 7/23/2015 7:52 am

Alleged serial fraudster John Rogers was arrested last night at the Fox & Hound sports tavern in North Little Rock.

Snapshot: A Guide to John Rogers' Legal Problems

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

After federal agents came calling at his business and home on Jan. 28, 2014, John Rogers lost control of his chaotic financial world. The known claims against the photo archivist and sports memorabilia dealer total more than $45 million, not counting $49 million in requested punitive damages.

Bank Documents Illuminate John Rogers’ Dealings

by George Waldon 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Bank of Little Rock’s position among creditors battered by the financial wheeling and dealing of John Rogers is uncertain. But the $203 million-asset lender was first in line to accuse Rogers of fraud among the growing crowd of litigants pursuing him in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Update: Judge Rejects Red Alert Media Matrix's $18M Offer For John Rogers Archive

by George Waldon 6/15/2015 1:45 pm

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza rejects a proposed $18 million offer to buy assets from embattled photo archivist and sports memorabilia dealer John Rogers.

FABT Turns Eye on Angelica Rogers In Search of John Rogers Assets

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/15/2015 12:00 am

Angelica Rogers, the former wife of alleged fraudster John Rogers, is now on the firing line of collection efforts by First Arkansas Bank & Trust

New York Media Company Is Latest to Sue John Rogers

by George Waldon 6/8/2015 11:29 am

Affiliates of Digital First Media of New York on Friday sued to recover the archives of 20 newspapers from John and Angelica Rogers.

Update: Judge Issues Arrest Warrant for John Rogers

by George Waldon 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The North Little Rock businessman is in contempt of court for failing to respond to discovery requests in a civil case brought by First Arkansas Bank & Trust of Jacksonville.

First Arkansas Bank & Trust Targets John Rogers Assets to Satisfy $15M Judgment

by George Waldon 6/8/2015 12:00 am

The ardent pursuit of John Rogers’ assets by Jacksonville’s First Arkansas Bank & Trust has produced meager results so far. But the lender’s aggrieved zeal remains undiminished to recover whatever it can toward a $15 million judgment against the alleged fraudster.

Red Alert Makes 3rd Offer for Rogers Archive: $18M Plus Stock

by George Waldon 6/2/2015 3:36 pm

Red Alert Media Matrix Inc. makes a new — and substantially lower offer — to purchase the assets of embattled photo archivist and sports memorabilia dealer John Rogers. The shell company offered $28 million cash in April and a billion shares of stock; its original January bid was $59 million in cash.

Receiver Recovers John Rogers Photos Posted For Sale on eBay

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/25/2015 12:00 am

Michael McAfee, the court-appointed receiver of the Rogers assets, discovered in March that Angelica Rogers, ex-wife of John Rogers, was listing more than 1,000 Fairfax Media photos for sale before the digitization contract was completed, a legal no-no.

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.

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