Matthew Jordan Werthe (also known as Matt Werthe) of Murrieta California a stockbroker formerly registered with Raymond James Financial Services Inc. has been discharged on May 9, 2019 supported by accusations that Werthe violated the policies or procedures of the securities broker dealer by engaging in suspicious and unauthorized communications with customers of Raymond James while he was employed by the firm.

Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure confirms that Werthe is referenced in three additional customer initiated investment related disputes containing allegations of Werthe’s violative conduct while employed with Raymond James Financial Services. Specifically, a customer filed an investment related arbitration claim involving Werthe’s activities in which the customer requested $728,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that transactions effected in the customer’s investment account failed to be suitable for the customer; the customer’s brokerage account was handled with poor care; contractual and fiduciary obligations which were owed to the customer had been breached; mutual fund and stock trades had been executed in the customer’s investment account on an excessive and unwarranted basis; the customer’s investment portfolio was churned; and the customer had been victimized by fraudulent investment related activities. FINRA Arbitration No. 18-01102 (Apr. 3, 2018).

Thereafter, a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim involving Werthe’s conduct was resolved for $80,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that between 2013 and 2016, trades placed in the customer’s brokerage account by Werthe were unsuitable for the customer; misrepresentations and omissions had been made by Werthe pertaining to the customer’s equity investments; and fiduciary duties that were owed to the customer had been breached. FINRA Arbitration No. 16-03054 (May 11, 2018).

Werthe is also is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $150,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that the customer’s investment account was handled in a negligent manner; fiduciary and contractual duties were violated; the customer’s signature had been forged on account documentation in order for securities transactions to be placed; unauthorized, unlawful stock and margin based trades were executed; the customer’s equity portfolio was churned; the customer had been defrauded; and Raymond James failed to supervise Werthe’s investment related activities in the customer’s account which ultimately contributed to the customer experiencing unwarranted losses. FINRA Arbitration No. 18-00070 (Feb. 20, 2019).

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