Husband faces civil suit in death of rich UBS wealth manager Shele Danishefky Covlin
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The Manhattan public administrator has gone where the cops and the DA have not: publicly accusing ex-stock trader Rod Covlin of killing his rich, beautiful wife two years ago.

Shele Danishefsky Covlin, 47, a UBS wealth manager, was found dead in her upper West Side bathtub on New Year’s Eve 2009. Her scalp was cut and the death was ruled an accidental fall.

Her Orthodox Jewish family refused an autopsy, and she was buried almost immediately, following religious tradition.

However, when detectives learned that the Covlins were in the midst of a bitter divorce, they dug deeper — literally.

The district attorney’s office persuaded Shele’s family to exhume the body, and in July 2010, the medical examiner ruled she had been strangled.

In later court papers, it emerged she told friends she feared her husband meant to kill her and she had obtained an order of…………… continues on New York Daily News

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Convergent Wealth Advisors Wraps Up a Dynamic Year
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Convergent Wealth Advisors, a nationally recognized industry leader in wealth management currently advising on over $ 10 billion1 in assets, wraps up a record year in terms of new business.

“2011 was an exciting year for Convergent. On top of a very strong year of new client acquisition, Convergent was recognized by Barron’s with the #1 and #3 spots on its 2011 Top 100 Independent Wealth Advisor list2,” said Steve Lockshin, founder and CEO of Convergent. “Having two advisors from the same firm ranked in the top five on this list has only occurred once before and it was in 2010 by Convergent. Securing two of the top three spots is unprecedented.”

In addition to growing its core ultra-hi…………… continues on msnbc.com

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