U.S. Magistrate Judge Erin L. Setser revoked the bond of Brandon Barber on Friday, and ordered the former Northwest Arkansas developer to jail to await trial on 27 federal charges of fraud and money laundering, according to a report from local CBS affiliate KFSM-TV, Channel 5.
Setser, according to the report, ruled that Barber violated terms of his house arrest. He was taken to the Washington County Detention Center.
Barber, named in two separate indictments in January, has trials scheduled in U.S. District Court in Fort Smith this fall.
Barber was arrested in New York on March 20, and arraigned April 15 in Fayetteville.
Barber and four other co-defendants — K. Vaughn Knight, 46; James Van Doren, 37; Jeff Whorton, 45; and Brandon Rains, 32 — all pleaded not guilty.
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