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Henry Dennis Smiley Sr.

Dennis Smiley Jr. and a long list of lenders.
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‘Living Beyond His Means’ Catches Up With Dennis Smiley Jr.

Henry Dennis Smiley Jr. — the Jr. matters in this case — pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of bank fraud. But the plea agreement identifies 23 banks as his victims, and that doesn’t include Arvest Bank, which had trusted him to be president of its Benton County market. read more >
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Dennis Smiley Sr. Sued Over Loans Taken for Son’s Business

Community First Bank of Harrison sued Dennis Smiley Sr. last month claiming he owes nearly $250,000 for defaulted loans. read more >
Dennis Smiley, as a trustee of the Jones Trust of Springdale, participated in the March 2013 groundbreaking ceremony for the Webb Memorial Children Park on the campus of the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's in Rogers. Smiley resigned from the trust's board last month.
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Banks Seek Court-Held Dennis Smiley Funds

Two of the remaining banks in the serial loan controversies of Dennis Smiley Jr. hold judgments against the former Arvest executive. read more >
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Dennis Smiley’s Wife Cynthia Files Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Cynthia Smiley, the wife of former Arvest Bank executive Dennis Smiley Jr., filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Thursday, listing $2.3 million in debts and $34,000 in assets. read more >
Dennis Smiley, as a trustee of the Jones Trust of Springdale, participated in the March 2013 groundbreaking ceremony for the Webb Memorial Children Park on the campus of the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's in Rogers. Smiley resigned from the trust's board last month.
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In Lawsuit, Arvest Bank Seeks $467K From Dennis Smiley Jr.

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville has sued to collect more than $467,000 in delinquent debt associated with its former Bentonville market president Dennis Smiley. Arvest’s actions make it the 11th bank to file details of delinquent loan claims associated with Dennis Smiley Jr. The two lawsuits pushes the known claims against Smiley to about $2.5 million. read more >
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Arvest: Was Unaware of Agreement Involving Dennis Smiley’s Loan Collateral

Arvest Bank says it was unaware of documents purportedly signed by one of its executives that allowed Dennis Smiley to use his stock in an Arvest executive incentive account as loan collateral at First National Bank of Fort Smith. read more >
Dennis Smiley, as a trustee of the Jones Trust of Springdale, participated in the March 2013 groundbreaking ceremony for the Webb Memorial Children Park on the campus of the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's in Rogers. Smiley resigned from the trust's board last month.
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First Bank of Hampton Joins Line of Lawsuits Against Dennis Smiley

First Bank of Hampton joins the expanding roster of banks seeking to recover money loaned to Dennis Smiley, a former Arvest Bank executive who is under federal criminal investigation for loan fraud. read more >
Dennis Smiley, as a trustee of the Jones Trust of Springdale, participated in the March 2013 groundbreaking ceremony for the Webb Memorial Children Park on the campus of the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's in Rogers. Smiley resigned from the trust's board last month.
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Dennis Smiley: Father’s Signatures Might Be Fake

In his first response to one of many lawsuits, former Arvest Bank executive Dennis Smiley Jr. acknowledges that his father's signature on a promissory note "may not be the signature of Smiley Sr." read more >
Dennis Smiley, as a trustee of the Jones Trust of Springdale, participated in the March 2013 groundbreaking ceremony for the Webb Memorial Children Park on the campus of the Center for Nonprofits at St. Mary's in Rogers. Smiley resigned from the trust's board last month.
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Three More Banks File Claims Against Dennis Smiley Collateral

Three more banks have responded to the growing litigation surrounding the alleged serial loan fraud by former Arvest Bank executive Dennis Smiley. Integrity First Bank of Mountain Home, First State Bank of Russellville and First Security Bank of Searcy each filed actions Monday. read more >
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First Western: First for Dennis Smiley Cash?

Of all the Arkansas banks ensnared in the alleged serial loan fraud by Dennis Smiley Jr., First Western Bank of Booneville could be in the best position to recover money from him. read more >
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Three More Banks Sue Dennis Smiley Over Loans

Three more lenders have joined the growing line of banks suing former Arvest Bank executive H. Dennis Smiley Jr. of Rogers. read more >
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Ex-Arvest Banker Dennis Smiley Draws Criminal Scrutiny

An apparent loan fraud scheme that imploded in northwest Arkansas has drawn a criminal investigation, and lawsuits have also started to flow. In the middle of it all is H. Dennis Smiley Jr. of Rogers, who resigned March 13 as CEO of Arvest Bank’s operations in Benton County. read more >