Preferred Family Healthcare Executive And Former Arkansas State Senator Indicted Facing Charges Related To Embezzlement And Corruption

Arkansas – Two former executives of a Springfield, Missouri-based charity and a former Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme... Read more »

Cantrell Drug Company Ordered To Stop Manufacturing Adulterated Drugs

Arkansas – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas entered a consent decree of permanent injunction against defendants Cantrell Drug Company (Cantrell), and James L. McCarley Jr., Cantrell’s co-owner... Read more »
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Little Rock Man Indicted For Producing And Possessing Ricin

Little Rock, Arkansas – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Diane Upchurch, Special Agent in Charge of the Little Rock Field Office of the Federal Bureau... Read more »

Sponsor For Greater Faith Ministries Gets 33-Month Imprison For Role In Scheme To Steal Money Intended For Feeding Children

Little Rock, Arkansas – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced today that United States District Court Judge Kristine G. Baker sentenced Elbert Harris, 58, of Pine... Read more »

Arkansas State Senator Pleads Guilty To Money Laundering, Bank And Wire Fraud

Arkansas – Arkansas State Senator Jakes C. Files pleaded guilty today to wire fraud and money laundering charges for orchestrating a scheme to obtain approximately $46,500 in state government funds through fraudulent... Read more »

Former Office Manager For Local 155 Gets 30 Months In Prison For $425K Embezzlement

Little Rock, Arkansas – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, and Michelle Hussar, District Director for the United States Department of Labor Office of Labor Management Standards,... Read more »

Former Sponsor Of USDA Feeding Program Gets 33 Months In Prison For Stealing $1.3M

Little Rock, Arkansas – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, announced Tuesday that United States District Court Judge James M. Moody Jr., sentenced Dorothy Harper, 52, of... Read more »

Political Consultant Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Spend $1M From Springfield Charity For illegal Political Activity

Springfield, Missouri – Tom Larson, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that a Philadelphia political consultant pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiring with a former... Read more »

Iberiabank Reaches $11.6M Settlement With U.S. Government To Resolve False Claims Allegations

Arkansas – The Justice Department announced today that Iberiabank Corporation, Iberiabank and Iberiabank Mortgage Company (collectively, Iberiabank) have agreed to pay the United States $11,692,149 to resolve allegations that they violated the... Read more »

Helena Woman Gets 12 Years For Diverting USDA Funds Intended For Children For Own Use

Little Rock, Arkansas – Cody Hiland, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas, Dax Roberson, Special Agent in Charge, Southwest Region of the United States Department of Agriculture—Office of Inspector... Read more »