Tagged: k. vaughn knight

Appeal Court Upholds Decision to Toss K. Vaughn Knight Convictions

by Gwen Moritz 9/2/2015 10:47 am

Federal prosecutors in the Western District of Arkansas have to decide whether to retry K. Vaughn Knight after the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with the trial judge's decision to throw out his convictions.

Tandem Appeals To Be Heard in Brandon Barber Cases

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/8/2015 12:00 am

A three-judge panel will hear oral arguments Thursday in the appeal of James Van Doren and on Friday in an appeal by federal prosecutors.

James Van Doren: I Shouldn't Have Signed the Plea Agreement

by George Waldon 11/10/2014 12:00 am

James Van Doren freely admits he was weak and didn’t do the right thing. The New York investment banker isn’t talking about his involvement in financial dealings that culminated in his being sentenced last week to 15 months in federal prison.

Brandon Barber Sentenced to 65 Months in Prison for Fraud, Money Laundering

by Marty Cook 10/28/2014 1:08 pm

Brandon Barber, a former northwest Arkansas developer, was sentenced Tuesday in federal court to 65 months in prison for bank fraud and money laundering. "More than a half-decade ago, I made bad decisions based on my selfishness and pride," Barber told Judge P.K. Holmes. "I failed those who loved and trusted me the most."

Prosecutors Plan Appeal in Case of Brandon Barber's Attorney, K. Vaughn Knight

by Gwen Moritz 7/8/2014 4:56 pm

Conner Eldridge, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, and First Assistant U.S. Attorney Wendy L. Johnson filed notice that they will appeal U.S. District Judge P.K. Holmes' decision to throw out a jury's conviction of Knight on eight felony charges.

Barber Attorney Vaughn Knight's Case Remains in Limbo as Conner Eldridge Considers Next Move

by Mark Friedman 6/23/2014 12:00 am

Conner Eldridge, U.S. attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, said last week that he’s still deciding what to do with the case of K. Vaughn Knight, the attorney for former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber.

Jury Finds Brandon Barber's Lawyer, K. Vaughn Knight, Guilty on Eight Counts

by Mark Friedman 11/18/2013 2:21 pm

K. Vaughn Knight, the attorney for Brandon Barber, was found guilty in U.S. District Court in Fort Smith on eight counts including bankruptcy fraud and money laundering.

Brandon Barber Co-Defendant David Fisher Acquitted

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2013 1:53 pm

David Fisher, a Rogers attorney accused of conspiring with convicted northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, was acquitted in federal court on Wednesday.

Brandon Barber's Co-Defendant Jeff Whorton Pleads Guilty

by Gwen Moritz 8/27/2013 9:20 am

Jeff Whorton, a co-defendant in one of two federal cases involving bankrupt northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering.

Brandon Barber Co-Defendant James Van Doren Set For Plea Change Hearing

by Chris Bahn 8/21/2013 2:30 pm

James Van Doren, a co-defendant in a federal indictment involving former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, is set for a plea change hearing on Friday.

Brandon Barber Scheduled to Change Plea in Federal Indictments

by Chris Bahn 7/29/2013 4:35 pm

Former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber and co-defendant Brandon Rains are scheduled to appear in federal court on Wednesday afternoon, and the docket indicates that they plan to change their not guilty pleas.

Brandon Barber, Vaughn Knight Hit With Lawsuit by Co-Defendant James Van Doren

by Chris Bahn 7/29/2013 3:17 pm

The complaint appears to be another attempt by James Van Doren to separate himself from his co-defendants in a federal court trial for money laundering and bankruptcy fraud that is scheduled to start on Sept. 16. Van Doren asks for unspecified compensatory and punitive damages.

Inside the Brandon Barber Case: Looking at His 5 Co-Defendants

by Chris Bahn 6/24/2013 12:00 am

Federal indictments have been filed against five men with ties to former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber. Another developer didn’t live long enough to be indicted: Gary Combs, who died last year in California at 59.

Trials For Barber, 4 Co-Defendants Delayed

by Chris Bahn 6/4/2013 4:34 pm

Trials for former northwest Arkansas real estate developer Brandon Barber and his four co-defendants have been delayed.