Tagged: First Arkansas Bank & Trust

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

Community Bankers Tap Accelerator for New Tech

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Community banks lack the financial and human capital of their larger counterparts to invest in research and development, but they need new technologies all the same. Partnerships with financial technology startups are a practical way to address this need, four of the state’s community bankers told Arkansas Business. read more >

John Rogers’ New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

John Rogers’ New Tale: Forgeries Hit $1 Billion

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From prison, John Rogers has told one of his victims that the street value of his crimes total almost a billion dollars, a boastful figure in keeping with a blustery scam artist’s penchant for ditching the truth for lies and his felonious fondness for big and often inflated numbers. read more >

Mr. Rogers In Chicago: Can You Say Prison?

Mr. Rogers In Chicago: Can You Say Prison?

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Instead of plea-reduced sentencing, John Rogers faces a bond revocation hearing in U.S. District Court in Chicago for financially enriching himself through more illegal shenanigans. read more >

Update: John Rogers Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Cites 'Greed'

Update: John Rogers Pleads Guilty to Fraud, Cites 'Greed'

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John Rogers of North Little Rock, who federal prosecutors say defrauded investors by offering a phony Heisman Trophy as collateral for a $100,000 loan, has pleaded guilty to wire fraud. He says his motivation was "greed" and also admitted to selling inauthentic memorabilia. read more >