Former local house-flipper Josh Romano is facing charges that he conspired to commit bank fraud and committed wire fraud against one of his former lenders.
Investment advisory group leaves Richmond bank to launch new firm
Dover Advisors was started in August by a foursome who had been with Atlantic Union Bank’s wealth management division.
Local real estate investor sentenced to 41 months in prison for $1M PPP fraud
Moe Mathews, the real estate agent, house flipper and former U.S. Marine, will start his prison term Nov. 9 at FCI Petersburg.
Richmond-area bank deposit growth flat from last year
Three of the market’s top five banks saw their local deposits drop over the last year, while Bank of America kept a firm grip on its No. 1 spot.
Truist unloads more former SunTrust branches in Henrico, Chesterfield
The sales in Midlothian and the Twin Hickory area are at least the fourth shuttered local branches to be sold off by Truist Bank in the last two months.
Henrico-based bank launches in-house mortgage unit by acquiring firm in N.C.
“We didn’t buy it to stay small,” said Primis Bank CEO Dennis Zember. “The strategy is to recruit. We’re recruiting all the way from Orlando and Tampa through the mid-Atlantic.”
United Bank-owned mortgage company expands with new Mechanicsville office
George Mason Mortgage has taken over a converted home-turned-office building for its third outpost in the region.
D.C.-based firm snatching up Richmond area’s vacant SunTrust/BB&T branches
Madison Marquette has acquired three such properties in the region this year, including two in recent weeks, using a fund that seems to invest exclusively in empty bank branches.
Bankers claim victory as SCC rules against VACU expansion bid
After a three year legal dispute, the Virginia State Corporation Commission decided Virginia Credit Union cannot offer membership to the 10,000-member Medical Society of Virginia.
Pittsburgh-based banking giant makes its move into Richmond
The $42 billion First National Bank will start with a single-person crew on the commercial side, manned by a veteran of the local banking scene.