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Investors Sue National Planning Corp For Negligence

Timothy David Ballard (also known as Tim Ballard) of Danville California a stockbroker employed by National Planning Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought more than $100,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2) fiduciary obligations were […]

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Investors Accuse Child Of Providing Bad Investment Advice

Michael Lee Child of Draper Utah a stockbroker registered with H. Beck Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on April 24, 2018 in which the customer requested $20,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that Child advised the customer to purchase investments which failed to be appropriate for the customer. Financial […]

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Investors Sue Worden Capital For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

John Sebastian Cangialosi of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $37,399.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s account was administered negligently (2) false or misleading statements and omissions had […]

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IAA Stockbroker Sanctioned For Unauthorized Trading

Michael Patrick Spolar of Orlando Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with International Assets Advisory LLC has been suspended for fifteen months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that (1) Spolar effected trades in the investment accounts of International Assets Advisory customers without authorization from either […]

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Legend Securities Sued By Investors For Fraud

Michael Salvatore Stanton of New York New York a former Director of Capital Markets for Legend Securities Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $15,000,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) contractual obligations to the customer had been breached (2) the customer’s account was administered […]

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Investors Sue Madison Avenue Securities For Fraud

Noel Ray Vincent of Southfield Michigan a stockbroker formerly registered with Madison Avenue Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought between $100,000.00 and $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) the customer’s assets were handled in a negligent manner (2) fiduciary duties were breached […]

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Beech Hill Sued By Investors For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

Frank Hamrak of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Beech Hill Securities Inc. and Beech Hill Advisors Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $195,271.67 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary duties owed to the customer had been breached (2) contract obligations […]

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Cetera Advisors Sued By Investors For Fraud

James Christopher Hayne of Mansfield Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Cetera Advisors LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $325,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that Texas Securities Act and California Corporate Securities Law had been violated; contractual obligations to the customer were breached; the customer’s […]

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Investors Sue Moloney Securities For Investment Fraud

John Rothrock McKinstry Jr. of St. Louis Missouri a stockbroker formerly registered with Moloney Securities Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $300,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary obligations to the customer were violated (2) false or misleading statements had been made […]

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Aegis Capital Sued By Investors For Churning

Shadi Taysir Barakat of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which had been settled for $150,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2016: (1) investment recommendations made to the customer by […]

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Girard Securities Sued By Investors For Fraud

Matthew Jon Lum of Santa Barbara California a stockbroker formerly registered with Girard Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action in the Superior Court of California in which the customer requested $310,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) the customer’s brokerage account was administered negligently (2) fiduciary obligations […]

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Investors Sue Woodstock Financial For Securities Fraud

Barry Michael Kiront of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Woodstock Financial Group Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $699,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s investment transactions were executed in a negligent fashion (2) the customer’s contract with […]

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Investor Sues Lantern Investments For Churning

Judith Sally Levine of Adventura Florida a stockbroker currently employed by Lantern Investments Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $32,500.00 in damages supported by allegations that between September of 2012 and November of 2016: (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2) […]

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National Securities Corp Sued For Unauthorized Trading

Thomas Edison Kelly Jr. of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $4,200,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of (1) bad stock transactions being executed in the customer’s account and (2) equity trades being effected in […]

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Ameritas Sued By Investors For Fraud

Marc Charles Harary of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Ameritas Investment Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled to resolve accusations that (1) contractual obligations to the customer had been breached (2) fiduciary duties were breached (3) account transactions were handled negligently (4) the […]

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Ameriprise Blamed For Bad Investments

Julie Ann Smith of Durham North Carolina a stockbroker formerly registered with Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint which was resolved on November 16, 2018 for $115,966.29 in damages supported by allegations that Smith utilized an unsuitable market-timing investment strategy involving non-traditional investments which included (1) derivatives […]

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BPU Investment Accused Of Customer Misconduct

William Richard Berkowitz of Pittsburg Pennsylvania a stockbroker currently registered with BPU Investment Management Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on January 9, 2017 where the customer sought $6,100.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) Berkowitz executed the liquidation of the customer’s accounts without the customer’s permission and […]

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National Planning Corporation Accused Of Negligence

September 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Christopher James Lubbers of Parsons Kansas a stockbroker formerly registered with National Planning Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on May 20, 2015 where the customer requested $70,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) the customer was provided bad advice by Lubbers with regard to the customer’s insurance contract […]

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Investors Sue National Securities Corp For Negligence

July 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom, Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

James J. Mariani of Mineola New York a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $432,020.69 in damages founded on allegations including (1) negligence (2) breach of fiduciary duty and (3) suitability relating to alternative investment transactions effected in the customer’s […]

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Investors Sue Stifel Nicolaus For Fraud

July 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

John Hoff Russell of Clayton Missouri a stockbroker currently employed by Stifel Nicolaus Company is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action where the customer sought $25,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s investment account was administered in a negligent fashion (2) fiduciary duties that were owed to the […]

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GF Investment Services Sued In Arbitration For Negligence

May 29, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Andrew Montgomery Costa of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with G.F. Investment Services LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of negligence and breach of fiduciary in reference to real estate security transactions executed in the customer’s investment […]

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Customer Sues National Securities Corp For Negligence

Mark Angelo Gassoso of Jersey City New Jersey a stockbroker currently registered with National Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $150,000.00 in damages supported by allegations including (1) misrepresentation (2) negligence (3) breach of fiduciary duty and (4) suitability relating to the customer’s […]

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Western International Securities Sued For Negligence

May 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Shail Vithaldas Mehta of Westlake Village California a stockbroker currently registered with Western International Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action which settled for $97,500.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) false statements concerning securities were made to the customer (2) fiduciary duties were breached and (3) the […]

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Customer Sues Cetera Advisors For Negligence

March 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Andrew John Costanzo Junior of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania is a stockbroker currently registered with Cetera Advisors LLC who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $279,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer’s investment accounts had been negligently established and administered. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration […]

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National Securities Corporation Negligence Complaints

July 03, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Negligence, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

William Francis Gillis, of Seattle, Washington, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation, has been named in a customer initiated investment related written complaint, which settled on May 22, 2017, for $80,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that he breached his fiduciary duties to the customer and negligently handled the customer’s investment account. Financial […]

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Western International Securities Sued For Negligence

Jed Edward Turner, of Missoula, Montana, a stockbroker formerly registered with Western International Securities, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on August 10, 2016, in which the customer requested $181,668.00 in damages based upon allegations that Turner negligently handled the customer’s stock portfolio. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public […]

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Pacific West Securities Named In FINRA Securities Arbitration

January 26, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Negligence   |   0 Comments

Robert Alden Cannon, of Issaquah, Washington, a stockbroker formerly registered with Pacific West Securities, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on December 16, 2014, in which the customer requested $175,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cannon negligently handled the customer’s investment account, committed violations of FINRA Rule 2111 […]

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