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Hey hey, it’s a $273.5M Macon bank failure

Hey hey, it's a $273.5M Macon bank failure
May 23, 2011 --

Not even Davy Jones could keep Atlantic Southern Bank from closing Friday, costing federal insurers $273.5 million. Nor could the ex-Monkee, hired as the bank’s spokesman in 2008, draw attention away from improper transfers of cash by the bank’s holding company.

Bank: Candidate Tom Graves trying to evade $2.25M debt

Bank: Candidate Tom Graves trying to evade $2.25M debt
May 27, 2010 --

A North Georgia bank is accusing congressional candidate Tom Graves of attempted fraud for trying to escape a $2.25 million debt. The complaint, filed last week by Bartow County Bank, alleges Graves transferred his home and adjoining properties worth $657,000 into a trust last year to protect it from the debt. For that, the bank would like punitive damages.

Oct. 2

October 2, 2009 --

Ethics group seeks new law for Atlanta politics Barrow’s plan concerning mercury limits for Olin Corp. on hold Outgoing member: DeKalb ethics board ‘ineffective’ Opinion: Storm runoff systems ignored Topless club owner: Gingrich group rescinded award Georgia bank’s wealthy clients speeded failure Dodge sheriff pleads not guilty; voter fraud probe continuing Federal bill could define […]

Aug. 10

August 10, 2009 --

Georgia bank woes mount Audit critical of Macon’s money-losing Bowden Golf Course