BROOKINGS, Ore. -- Bad checks are paying off quite nicely at C&K Market here, whose automated deposit system generates up to $1,500 weekly in new revenue while successfully collecting on the great majority of shoppers' checks returned by banks. The retailer has pocketed between $25,000 and $30,000 in penalty fees paid by shoppers in the six months it's been outsourcing the task of redepositing checks returned for insufficient funds, said Hank Shields, director of management information ...

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