Investors Sue Edward Jones For $1 Million
Curtis Lee Howard (also known as Curt Howard) of Sapulpa Oklahoma a stockbroker formerly employed by Edward Jones has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,000,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer had been breached by Howard (2) transactions failed to be executed in good faith or as agreed upon (3) fraudulent omissions had been made to the customer and (4) Howard’s negligence while registered with Edward Jones caused the customer to experience unwarranted losses. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 19-02887 (Oct. 2, 2019).
This is not the first time that Howard has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related dispute pertaining to allegations of his business practices. FINRA Public Disclosure indicates that Howard is also referenced in a customer initiated investment related complaint in which the customer requested $5,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that omissions were made about the reassessment of a death benefit on a contract sold to the customer during the period in which Howard was employed by Edward Jones.
Howard was discharged by Edward Jones on August 10, 2017 based upon concerns that the stockbroker engaged in unprofessional activities. Since September 25, 2017, he has been associated with Harbor Financial Services LLC.