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July 7, 1987
Robert Check, the former head of the mutual funds department at Advest Inc., a Hartford, Conn.-based brokerage firm, was ordered suspended for 30 days after the firm was censured for overcharging mutual funds customers on sales commissions. Advest did not admit or deny that it failed to ensure that many of its mutual funds customers received volume discounts on sales commissions, but voluntarily changed its procedure to eliminate the overcharges and refunded $627,000 to its customers.
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September 17, 1989 | BOB NIGHTENGALE, Times Staff Writer
The disheveled middle-aged woman slowly walked down the hallway at San Francisco General Hospital with a respirator at her side. She was looking for a cigarette. She mumbled a few words, pointing at the right side of her neck to three large slashes, apparently from a knife fight. Before she had a chance to explain, an orderly rushed over to take her back to her room, instructing her never to leave again without permission. Later, a man walked by with wires connecting him to a machine on a cart.
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September 17, 1989 | BOB NIGHTENGALE, Times Staff Writer
The disheveled middle-aged woman slowly walked down the hallway at San Francisco General Hospital with a respirator at her side. She was looking for a cigarette. She mumbled a few words, pointing at the right side of her neck to three large slashes, apparently from a knife fight. Before she had a chance to explain, an orderly rushed over to take her back to her room, instructing her never to leave again without permission. Later, a man walked by with wires connecting him to a machine on a cart.
BUSINESS
July 7, 1987
Robert Check, the former head of the mutual funds department at Advest Inc., a Hartford, Conn.-based brokerage firm, was ordered suspended for 30 days after the firm was censured for overcharging mutual funds customers on sales commissions. Advest did not admit or deny that it failed to ensure that many of its mutual funds customers received volume discounts on sales commissions, but voluntarily changed its procedure to eliminate the overcharges and refunded $627,000 to its customers.
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April 30, 1994 | MIKE REILLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Rams' minicamp roll call Friday was a long one, with one noticeable omission. Defensive end Robert Young? Check. Linebacker Roman Phifer? He's here. Tailback Cleveland Gary? A no-show, again. Gary, a contract holdout for most of training camp last summer, didn't participate in the Rams' minicamp workouts, which began Friday and continue through Sunday. "He had indicated last week that he would be here," Ram Coach Chuck Knox said. "But we want to dwell on the people who are here.
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