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Linda Satter

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Federal Courts reporter

Federal Courts reporter

Recent Stories by Linda Satter

Stay in jail, judge orders Little Rock suspect in welfare fraud

posted: 06/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock woman recently indicted on 17 counts of wire fraud was ordered jailed until trial after a federal agent testified Monday that officers found 17 bags full of other peoples' Social Security numbers and dates of birth in her Rebsamen Park Road apartment.

Texas judge grants injunction halting labor rule

posted: 06/28/2016 2:54 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge in Texas has granted an injunction requested by a 10-state coalition led by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to stop a new labor exemption rule from moving forward nationwide.

Sides air arguments on political robocalls in Arkansas

posted: 06/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Virginia political consultant Victor Gresham contends he has a constitutional right to target Arkansas residents with automated political "robocalls" and that an Arkansas law is interfering with that right.

Federal initiative nets eight arrests in Arkansas on gun offenses

posted: 06/24/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 5

Eight people have been arrested in the past week as part of an operation designed to remove violent gun offenders from communities in and around West Memphis, U.S. Attorney Chris Thyer announced Thursday.

Hearing set on U.S. concern of lawyer conflict of interest

posted: 06/22/2016 3:24 a.m. Discuss

Justice Department attorneys who are prosecuting Arkansas businessman Ted Suhl have requested a hearing, set for next Tuesday, on whether Suhl's local attorney has a conflict of interest in representing him.

In Arkansan's bribe case, U.S. says it probed ties to legislators, others

posted: 06/18/2016 3 a.m. Comments 2

The U.S. Department of Justice has investigated allegations that Arkansas businessman Ted Suhl bribed "multiple state legislators" and "members of the juvenile court system in Arkansas," a department attorney told a judge Wednesday, according to a transcript.

Judge refuses to toss bribery case against Arkansas businessman

posted: 06/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge refused Wednesday to throw out a six-count indictment against Ted Suhl, a Warm Springs man accused of bribing a state official to financially benefit his businesses, which provided mental health services to children.

Drug offenders get second chance

posted: 06/11/2016 3:29 a.m. Comment 1

A new program jointly developed by the U.S. attorney's office, the U.S. probation office and the federal public defender's office is designed to give some minor drug offenders an opportunity to resolve their federal charges without a conviction.

Tax scam leads to charges

posted: 06/11/2016 3:24 a.m. Discuss

Two people have been indicted in federal court in Little Rock in a national scam in which callers claim to represent the IRS and demand immediate payment of tax debts.

McFadden suit accuses adviser of taking $15M

posted: 06/10/2016 5:47 a.m. Discuss

Darren McFadden, a former University of Arkansas football player and current Dallas Cowboys running back, is suing his former business manager, alleging the Little Rock man unethically deprived him of about $15 million in cash and assets.




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