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June 11, 1991 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One night in 1985, R. G. Reynolds, whose live radio show "The Reynolds Rap" advised listeners how to invest their savings, urged listeners to phone his office for a free "consultation." A local aerospace worker, who was a fan of Reynolds, called and made an appointment. The aerospace worker, who asked that his name not be used, said he met Reynolds at the talk show host's Burbank offices and was immediately impressed with Reynolds' folksy charm.
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BUSINESS
April 19, 1991 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge in Los Angeles denied bail Thursday to Richard (R. G.) Reynolds, ordering the talk show host and financial adviser to remain in custody through his trial on charges of mail fraud and witness tampering. The trial is to begin June 11. Reynolds, 44, who produced and hosted syndicated radio and television financial talk shows and wrote a newsletter, is charged with 60 counts of fraud for allegedly duping hundreds of investors out of nearly $3 million.
BUSINESS
April 19, 1991 | Times Staff Writer
A federal judge in Los Angeles denied bail Thursday to Richard (R. G.) Reynolds, ordering the talk show host and financial adviser to remain in custody through his trial on charges of mail fraud and witness tampering. The trial is to begin June 11.
BUSINESS
March 28, 1991 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Talk show host and financial adviser R. G. Reynolds was arrested by federal postal inspectors Wednesday in Laguna Niguel and charged with 60 counts of mail fraud. The charges, revealed in an indictment unsealed by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles on Wednesday, involve two investment schemes carried out by Reynolds that allegedly cost investors nearly $3 million. Reynolds, 44, was to remain in custody until a hearing this morning before federal Magistrate Judge Venetta Tassopulos.
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September 27, 1990 | JANE APPLEGATE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge said he would jail financial adviser and radio personality Richard (R. G.) Reynolds unless he meets an Oct. 15 deadline to repay the approximately $6 million that Reynolds owes to victims of his various investment schemes. Last December, U.S. District Judge A. Andrew Hauk found Reynolds guilty of violating civil securities laws for enticing about 400 people to invest in Kern County gold and other ventures.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1990 | JANE APPLEGATE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal judge said he would jail financial adviser and radio personality Richard (R.G.) Reynolds of Laguna Niguel unless he meets an Oct. 15 deadline to repay about $6 million he owes to victims of his various investment schemes. Last December, U.S. District Judge A. Andrew Hauk found Reynolds guilty of violating civil securities laws for enticing about 400 people to invest in Kern County gold and other ventures.
BUSINESS
July 19, 1990 | JANE APPLEGATE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Financial adviser and radio personality R. G. Reynolds has failed to repay $5.7 million to about 400 investors whom he bilked in two investment schemes, according to a motion filed Wednesday in federal court by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC motion asks U.S. District Judge A. Andrew Hauk to hold Reynolds in civil contempt for not producing the funds.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1989 | From United Press International
SEC Wins Judgment Against Burbank Company: The Securities and Exchange Commission won a judgment against Richard "R. G." Reynolds Enterprises Inc., a former Burbank investment advisory firm, accused of violating securities laws by taking $4 million from 400 investors. All or nearly all the proceeds from Reynolds investment programs went into one bank account controlled by Reynolds and was not invested. Acting on a motion by the SEC, U.S. District Judge A.
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April 22, 1987 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
R. G. Reynolds, a Burbank radio-television financial adviser currently under federal investigation, was arrested this week after apparently having had the tables turned on him in a homemade "sting" by two former employees working with U.S. postal inspectors. The pair used the bait of a $1-million quick bonanza to get back about $125,000 that Reynolds had borrowed from them, court documents alleged.
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