Tagged: kevin lewis

No Banking Future for Former First Southern CEO Woody Castleberry

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/8/2014 12:00 am

Thanks to the fraud of convicted former Little Rock attorney Kevin Lewis, Woody Castleberry will never work in banking again. Castleberry told us last week that his settlement with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. was finally approved. He won’t have to pay a penalty, but he agreed never to be involved in banking again.

FDIC Still Mopping Up Kevin Lewis’ Fraud Mess

by Mark Friedman 8/4/2014 12:00 am

More than two-and-a-half years after former Little Rock attorney Kevin Lewis was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for bank fraud, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. continues to clean up his mess.

Acme Files Chapter 11 to Avoid Takeover

by George Waldon 5/5/2014 12:00 am

The parent company of Allied Bank of Mulberry was steered into bankruptcy to stave off a possible takeover by a fellow lender. The defensive move buys Acme Holding Co. more time to work out a solution with Chambers Bank of Danville and other creditors.

Process Server Relates ‘Look of Terror’ on Face of Bond Scammer Kevin Lewis

by George Waldon 3/31/2014 12:00 am

Kevin Lewis wasn’t a high-profile guy until he started attracting lawsuits and the attention of federal investigators in connection with allegations of bank fraud involving multiple lenders. The day-to-day whereabouts of Lewis might be as enigmatic as the man, but Andy Myers can tell you where Lewis was on Feb. 3. That’s the day he caught up with Lewis at his parents’ home in Searcy.

FDIC Points Finger at Accounting Firm for Missed Opportunities in Kevin Lewis Fraud

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/23/2013 12:00 am

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is blaming BKD LLP, the Springfield, Mo., accounting firm with a large Little Rock office, for allowing Kevin Lewis’ fraud to go undetected long enough to destroy First Southern Bank of Batesville.

New Kanis Plaza Owner Arrives in $1.5M Sale (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 12/9/2013 12:00 am

Roach Exchange Holdings LLC, led by Gary Roach, bought Kanis Plaza at 10809 Kanis Road. The deal is backed with a 20-year loan of $1.24 million from BancorpSouth Bank of Tupelo, Miss.

Fed Parks Kevin Lewis Mercedes Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/4/2013 12:00 am

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Little Rock last month closed a case involving the seizure of a nearly $53,000 arctic white Mercedes-Benz that Kevin Lewis gave his father, Harold Lewis, in April 2010.