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.
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.
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