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MVT elects new officers

The following officer elections were approved at a Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company board of directors’ meeting: James M. “Mike” Sellari, chairman and CEO; Mark B. Higdon, president; and, W. Parrish Fortenberry, executive vice president. Additionally, Mark A. Bilbrey, president, Old Republic Title Insurance Group, was elected to serve as a director on MVT’s board. John T. Cossar will remain ...

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Bank tries to prove Valley committed fraud

The long-awaited trial of the Evans brothers began last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi and was still continuing at press time. Judge Neil Olack will rule in the non-jury trial. Heritage Bank and the Bank of Forest are suing Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company (MVT) on contractual claims and a bad faith claim, as ...

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Investment group sues Mississippi Valley Title

A year into the Evans scandal, a creditor in the case has sued Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company for damages, alleging negligence. Previously, all lawsuits targeted the Evans brothers, who were originally sued by MVT for allegedly running a commercial real estate scheme that used banks as investors. Ridgeland-based G&B Investments alleges that after the Evans brothers defaulted on a ...

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Evans Exam Re: Trust Account Delayed Until July

See prior post. JACKSON-Charles Evans Jr. was set to be questioned this week about his trust account, but a federal judge ruled Monday that the exam will be delayed until July in order to allow time for the examination of a significant amount of documents recently found in a storage facility. For months creditors have tried to determine whether Evans and ...

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Evans Seeks to Postpone Exam Re: Trust Account

JACKSON–Charles Evans Jr. is set to be questioned this week about his trust account,  but he is trying to postpone the exam, claiming that he cannot comply with bankruptcy court wishes because he is currently jailed on felony charges for resisting arrest by U.S. Marshals. According to a bankruptcy court document filed today (June 3), one of Evans’ attorneys, along ...

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Warrant issued for Charles Evans Jr.

A federal bankruptcy court judge has issued an arrest warrant for Charles Evans Jr. for failing to appear in court and failing to produce documents regarding his trust account, according to a court filing posted Friday. Charles Evans Jr. and his brother Chris Evans have been charged with conducting a commercial real estate mortgage-stacking scheme that has done $40 million ...

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Evans judge orders lawyers to get with the program

Banks want title company information in massive real estate fraud scheme   In federal bankruptcy court in Jackson in December, state banks fought with Mississippi Valley Title Insurance Company (MVT) for the release of the title company’s internal audit procedures and other information relating to the dealings of Charles Evans Jr. and his brother Chris Evans, who are accused of ...

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