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Arvest Bank headquarters in downtown Fayetteville 
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Ex-Arvest Employee Banned From IndustryLock Icon

The Federal Reserve took action after she allegedly used “materially false and fraudulent representations” to obtain two Paycheck Protection Program loans. read more >
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Bank Overdraft Fees Fading

Once a big source of income, overdraft protection fees fall out of step in banking. read more >
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Arvest Disputes Criticism of Its Overdraft Fee ProfitsLock Icon

A recent analysis of overdraft fees by one of the country’s oldest think tanks included Arvest Bank of Fayetteville on a list of banks that “are no more than check cashers with a charter.” read more >
Arvest Bank of Fayetteville.
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Arvest Bank Signs Sponsorship Deal With Silver Dollar City

Arvest Bank of Fayetteville announces a 10-year sponsorship deal with Silver Dollar City of Branson, Missouri. read more >
Natalie Bartholomew, chief administrative officer of Grand Savings Bank, said “If banks haven’t made a push toward some type of innovation, it is going to be blown wide open for them right now.”
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Pandemic Pushing Banks Deeper Into Digital RealmLock Icon

Banking officials in the state say the pandemic has driven home an unmistakable truth: Banks without a digital presence are at a drastic disadvantage. read more >
So far this year, Arvest has filed 30 applications for approval with the state.
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Judge Finds Arvest Violated Bankruptcy Code by Firing Employee

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Ben Barry has ordered back pay for David Dwelle of Arkadelphia, who challenged his firing from an Arvest subsidiary because he couldn’t repay a credit card issued by Arvest Bank. read more >
Attorney Travis Starr of Hot Springs said his client was fired from a subsidiary of Arvest Bank because the employee filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection. 
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Arvest Firing Challenged in Bankruptcy Court

An Arkadelphia man says following bankruptcy law was a violation of Arvest’s policy on employee debt and cost him his job. read more >
A rendering of Main Street's Creative Corridor by the University of Arkansas Community Design Center and Marlon Blackwell Architect.
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The Best & Worst of 2014

From best investment to worst financial projects, Arkansas Business recaps the best and worst of 2014. read more >
These properties in Rogers were seized from Jim Bolt, who bought them for nearly $1 million in 2013 with money allegedly  fraudulently received. Bolt forfeited Situs Cancer Research Center (bottom), where he claimed to be “clinical research director,” to help pay $2.5 million in restitution.
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Jim Bolt Criminal Saga Reveals ‘A Certain Amount Of Genius’

A federal judge sentenced James W. Bolt to a sentence 29 months longer than standard sentencing guidelines. It was an acknowledgement that the only way to keep Bolt from breaking the law was to keep him locked up. read more >
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Testimony: Arvest Bank Was Jim Bolt’s Biggest Victim

The Fayetteville bank had to make good on a guarantee it issued when Bolt fraudulently claimed $1.9 million in assets held as unclaimed by the state of California, an FBI agent testified Monday. read more >