Warrant Issued For Frisky Congressman

An arrest warrant has been issued for former Louisiana Rep. Vance McAllister after he failed to appear in court for a debt collection hearing.

Earlier this year, banks and creditors began to collect debts McAllister owed. Among some of the banks and creditors McAllister was sued by were Wells Fargo, American Express, IberiaBank, Origin Bank and Richland State Bank, the Ouachita Citizen reported.

Federal Judicial District Court Judge Robert Johnson signed the warrant for McAllister. The warrant set out a $2,500 bond.

Origin Bank claimed that McAllister owed it $296,000, and IberiaBank claimed he owed $250,000.

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