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October 29, 1992 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday censured and temporarily banned from association with any NYSE member firm a former Los Angeles-based PaineWebber Inc. stockbroker accused of defrauding many small investors. The broker, Rodney A. Davis, 49, was the lead example cited in a Times investigative series in July about major Wall Street firms that knowingly keep on brokers who have long records of cheating customers.
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October 29, 1992 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday censured and temporarily banned from association with any NYSE member firm a former Los Angeles-based PaineWebber Inc. stockbroker accused of defrauding many small investors. The broker, Rodney A. Davis, 49, was the lead example cited in a Times investigative series in July about major Wall Street firms that knowingly keep on brokers who have long records of cheating customers.
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BUSINESS
July 4, 1992 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Among the most common customer complaints against brokers, one stands out because it is a clear violation of criminal law: forgery. Charges that brokers forge their customers' signatures on account documents are common, a Times investigation of the retail brokerage industry shows. Industry experts and brokers themselves say the practice is widespread and even tacitly tolerated by some firms. Yet the allegations almost never lead to criminal investigations, and disciplinary action is rare.
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July 1, 1992 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When William and Donna Bryce went to the Century City office of PaineWebber Inc. in 1985 to invest their nest egg, they were put in touch with broker Rodney A. Davis. A few years later, after following Davis' financial advice, the Bryces had lost $200,000, and a series of limited partnerships they had invested in were virtually worthless.
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