Intervest Sued Over Alternative Investments
Jonathan Eric Ellefson (also known as Jon Ellefson) of Harker Heights Texas a stockbroker registered with Intervest International Equities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought unspecified compensatory damages based upon accusations that the customer was sold inappropriate real estate security, mutual fund and equipment leasing investments during the period in which Ellefson was associated with Intervest. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 19-01543 (June 10, 2019).
This is not the first time that Ellefson has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related dispute containing allegations of his wrongdoing in the securities industry. FINRA Public Disclosure reveals that Ellefson is also referenced in a customer initiated investment related complaint on May 21, 2015 in which the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that misrepresentations were made to the customer about alternative investments when Ellefson was associated with Intervest. According to the claim, the customer had been misled about the value of alternative investment holdings.
On February 12, 2018, a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim concerning Ellefson’s activities was resolved for $125,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of unsuitable ICON investments being sold to the customer during the time that Ellefson was employed by Intervest. FINRA Arbitration No. 17-00315.
Ellefson has been associated with Intervest since April 22, 1992.