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Southeast Investments Stockbroker Barred For Fraudulent Customer Loans

Michael Paul Lessard Jr. of Rock Hill South Carolina a stockbroker formerly employed by Southeast Investments N.C. Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Lessard engaged in unauthorized customer loan agreements while registered with Southeast Investments N.C. Inc. and […]

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FINRA Bars HD Vest Stockbroker For In Investigation

Thomas H. Laws of Silver City New Mexico a stockbroker formerly employed by HD Vest Investment Services has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Laws failed to provide FINRA with recorded testimony in its investigation into allegations of Laws’ involvement […]

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Wells Fargo Stockbroker Suspended For Outside Activities

Jason Barrett Lane of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Lane engaged in unapproved outside business activities during the time that he was associated […]

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Investors Capital Blamed For Real Estate Securities Misconduct

Nina Sue Jessee (also known as Nina Campbell Jessee) of Abingdon Virginia a stockbroker formerly employed by Investors Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $20,000.00 on February 13, 2019 based upon accusations that the customer was placed in real estate securities which were inappropriate […]

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TCFG Wealth Stockbroker Barred In Investigation

Nicholas Brent Maddox of Laguna Niguel California a stockbroker formerly registered with TCFG Wealth Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that Maddox failed to cooperate with FINRA’s request for information about his business activities. FINRA Case No. 2017056677901 (Nov. 26, […]

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Newbridge Stockbroker Barred For Selling Away

Dennis Allen Hayes of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Newbridge Securities Corporation has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to a FINRA Office of Hearing Officers Order Accepting Offer of Settlement containing findings that (1) Hayes engaged in private securities transactions while […]

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Pruco Fires Stockbroker For Outside Business Activities

Joseph Peter Gulbin Jr. of Shelton Connecticut a stockbroker formerly employed by Pruco Securities LLC has been discharged by the firm on November 9, 2018 founded on accusations that (1) Gulbin participated in outside business activities which had not been disclosed to Pruco Securities or approved by the firm and (2) Gulbin furnished insurance policy […]

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Mutual Of Omaha Discharges Broker For Insurance Activities

Price A. Breville of Staten Island New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Mutual of Omaha Investor Services Inc. has been discharged on December 5, 2018 founded on allegations that Breville engaged in impermissible business activities concerning a customer’s purchase or sale of an insurance product. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure reveals that […]

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Morgan Stanley Fires Broker For Outside Business Activities

Kenneth Marc Hutkin of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has been discharged by the firm on September 24, 2018 based upon accusations that (1) Hutkin engaged in outside business activities without having disclosed them to the firm and (2) Hutkin received compensation for activities that had not […]

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J.P. Morgan Broker Barred In Selling Away Investigation

Donovan St. Anthony Hunter of Houston Texas a stockbroker formerly employed by J.P. Morgan Securities LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he failed to comply with FINRA’s investigation into accusations that Hunter engaged in unapproved outside business activities […]

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FINRA Fines MML Broker For Secret Business Activities

March 07, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Eric Eugene Ott of Cincinnati Ohio a stockbroker formerly registered with MML Investors Services LLC has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for thirteen months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that (1) Ott executed the unauthorized purchases of life insurance policies held in […]

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KMS Broker Caught By FINRA Engaging In Outside Business Activities

March 04, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

John Andrew Kasel of Scottsdale Arizona a stockbroker formerly employed by KMS Financial Services Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in unapproved outside business activities while registered with the firm. Letter of Acceptance […]

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LPL Broker Caught Engaging In Outside Business Activities

March 04, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

John A. Crumb of Macedon New York a stockbroker formerly employed by LPL Financial LLC has been fined $12,500.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Crumb engaged in outside business activities that were not disclosed to LPL […]

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Ameriprise Broker Barred In Investigation

March 04, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Robert A. Perconte of Port St. Lucie Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Ameriprise Financial Services has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on allegations that Perconte neglected to respond to FINRA’s request for information which possibly concerned Perconte’s possible outside business activities as referenced […]

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FINRA Bars AXA Broker For In Investigation

February 20, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Michael Jason Nickoli of Birmingham Alabama a stockbroker formerly registered with AXA Advisors LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by accusations that Nickoli failed to cooperate with FINRA’s request for his information. Case No. 2018058622701 (Nov. 2, 2018). FINRA Public Disclosure confirms that […]

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UBS Broker Fined By FINRA For Outside Investment Accounts

February 19, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Abuse, Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Guy Stanley Waltman of Princeton New Jersey a stockbroker currently employed by UBS Financial Services Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Waltman failed to disclose his trading of a customer’s accounts at an outside firm. […]

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FINRA Fines MetLife Broker For Outside Business Activities

February 19, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Dung Thanh Nguyen of Houston Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with MetLife Securities Inc. has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Nguyen engaged in undisclosed outside business activities while employed by the firm. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2016050536901 (Apr. […]

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FINRA Catches MML Broker Selling Away Woodbridge Notes

Floyd Earl Powell of Albertville Alabama a stockbroker formerly employed by MML Investors Services LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Powell engaged in private securities transactions while associated with the firm. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. […]

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Windsor Street Caught Engaging In Outside Business Activities

Imtiaz A. Khan (also known as Raana Khan) of New York the former executive vice president and managing partner at Windsor Street Capital LP has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement containing findings that (1) […]

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UBS Fires Broker For Outside Business Activities

February 05, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Bond Fraud, Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Gregory Jackson Baxter of Fresno California a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services Inc. has been discharged by the firm on November 29, 2017 based upon allegations that he engaged in outside business activities in 2017 after his requests for engaging in those activities had already been denied by the firm. Financial Industry Regulatory […]

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Raymond James Broker Charged With Hindering Investigation

Vincent Joseph Storms of Saint Petersburg Florida a broker formerly registered with Raymond James Associates Inc. has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement in a Complaint alleging that (1) Storms falsified information to FINRA in regard to his handling of outside business activities supervisory procedures and (2) Storms neglected to […]

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Investors Sue TCM Securities For Massive Bond Fraud

James Hal Heafner (also known as Jim Heafner) of Charlotte North Carolina a stockbroker formerly registered with Taylor Capital Management Inc and former investment adviser representative of Retirement Wealth Advisors is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $268,015.79 in damages founded on allegations that (1) inappropriate […]

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Merrill Lynch Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

Carnell Moore of Tampa Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Moore engaged in unauthorized outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. […]

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FINRA Bars Morgan Stanley Broker In Investigation

Daniel Todd Levine of Greenwood Village Colorado a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Levine failed to cooperate with FINRA’s investigation into accusations that (1) Levine engaged in unauthorized trading of customer accounts […]

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NYLife Broker Fired For For Outside Business Activities

James Wayne Brink of Stockton California a prior broker of NYLife Securities LLC has been discharged by the firm on December 29, 2016 founded on accusations that (1) Brink engaged in outside business activities without having procured the firm’s permission and (2) Brink violated the firm’s policy by engaging in activities when Brink took possession […]

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Regulator Fines NYLife Broker For Outside Business Activities

Grant P. Talbert of Lexington Kentucky a stockbroker formerly registered with NYLife Securities LLC has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for sixteen months from being an investment adviser representative, investment adviser, agent or broker-dealer in the State of Kentucky based upon findings that (1) Talbert and an investment adviser entered into a solicitor relationship without […]

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Merrill Lynch Fires Broker For Outside Business Activity

January 06, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Laura Anne Parker of Austin Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Inc. has been discharged from the firm on September 23, 2016 supported by accusations that she neglected to inform her firm about an outside business activity that she had engaged in while associated with the firm. Financial Industry Regulatory […]

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Oberweis Broker Barred For Selling Away

Ralph Richard Von Lutzow of Sarasota Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Oberweis Securities Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that (1) Von Lutzow engaged in private securities transactions involving customers of the firm (2) Von Lutzow accepted customer […]

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AXA Broker Suspended For Unauthorized Trading

Dennis Changseop Lee of Middle Villages New York a stockbroker formerly employed by AXA Advisors LLC has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he mismarked customers’ order tickets and failed to disclose his discretionary […]

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LPL Broker Fired For Outside Business Activities

Scott Edward Burns of Monroe Michigan a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC has been discharged on August 14, 2018 based upon the firm’s accusations that Burns committed a violation of LPL Financial LLC’s policy by way of engaging in unapproved outside business activities during the time that he was employed with the firm. […]

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Capital Investment Group Broker Caught Selling Away

Seth Andrew Nannini of Charlotte North Carolina a stockbroker currently registered with Capital Investment Group has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Nannini engaged in https://stockbrokerfraud.com/selling-away/unauthorized private securities transactions. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and […]

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Transamerica Broker Barred In FINRA Investigation

December 21, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Yuhong Zhou of Radnor Pennsylvania a former Transamerica Financial Advisors Inc. broker has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that Zhou failed to provide FINRA with information in regard to his business activities. Case No. 2018056902801 (June 11, 2018). FINRA Public Disclosure reveals […]

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LPL Stockbroker Discharged For Outside Business Activities

December 21, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Gene V. Panasenko of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC has been discharged by the firm on March 12, 2017 supported by accusations that Panasenko possibly engaged in an outside business activity without making an appropriate disclosure to the firm. This is not the first time that Panasenko has […]

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Royal Alliance Brokers Charged With Outside Business Activities

Charles Edwin Taylor, John Lodge Farmer and Jodi Oyler Padgett, all of Prescott Arizona and stockbrokers for Royal Alliance Associates Inc., have been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in a Complaint alleging that (1) Taylor, Farmer and Padgett engaged in unapproved outside business activities and (2) Taylor failed to supervise Farmer’s and Padgett’s […]

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FINRA Bars Henley Broker For Obstructing Investigation

Mitchell Allen Kurtz of Roslyn Heights New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Henley Company LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he obstructed a FINRA investigation into accusations that Kurtz violated Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and FINRA […]

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FINRA Bars Goldman Sachs Broker For Failure To Respond

December 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Martin Thomas Jones of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Goldman Sachs Co. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that Jones failed to provide information to FINRA personnel that was requested of him. Case No. 2015048052901 (Apr. 10, 2017). […]

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UBS Discharges Broker For Moonlighting

November 23, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Christopher Anthony Paganelli of Walnut Creek California a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services Inc. was discharged by the firm on July 6, 2017 founded on allegations that Paganelli violated the firm’s policy by having engaged in unapproved outside business activities between October 3, 2016 and February 23, 2017. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) […]

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Bufis Barred In Moonlighting Investigation

November 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Judith Ann Bufis of East Brunswick New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Kovack Securities Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that she failed to cooperate in a FINRA investigation into accusations against Bufis of selling away. Letter of […]

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MML Investors Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

Robert Jay Myers of Greenwood Village Colorado a stockbroker formerly employed by MML Investors Services LLC has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended for one year from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver […]

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FINRA Bars Union Capital Broker In Investigation

November 03, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Kenneth Paul Collins Jr of Tucson Arizona a stockbroker formerly registered with Union Capital Company has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on accusations that Collins failed to provide FINRA with a response to its request for Collins’ information. Case No. 2016052044201 (June 20, 2017). […]

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Merrill Lynch Finally Discharges Dick Sladek For Outside Activities

Richard Bruce Sladek of Coeur D’Alene Idaho a stockbroker formerly employed by Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Inc. has been discharged by the firm on August 16, 2017 founded on accusations that Sladek violated Merrill Lynch’s policies by failing to inform the firm about his outside business activities and having participated in an unauthorized financial […]

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Morgan Stanley Terminates Broker For Outside Activities

Jorey T. Bernstein of Beverly Hills California a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley has been has been terminated on December 9, 2015 founded on Morgan Stanley’s accusations that Bernstein engaged in outside business activities and unauthorized arrangements with a third party. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure reveals that Bernstein is also the […]

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FINRA Suspends MML Broker For Failure To Comply

October 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Tyler V. Schultz of Meridian Idaho a stockbroker formerly registered with MML Investors Services LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by accusations that Schultz declined to provide FINRA information about his business activities or sales practices after it had been requested of him […]

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FINRA Fines Signator Broker For Outside Business Activities

Sidney Joseph Dufresne Jr. of New Orleans Louisiana a stockbroker formerly registered with Signator Investors Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and […]

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Moors Cabot Broker Sanctioned For Unauthorized Activities

October 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Callum Joseph Fraser Maclean of Boston Massachusetts a stockbroker employed by Moors Cabot Inc. has been ordered by the Massachusetts Securities Division to be placed on heightened supervision as a condition of registering as a broker-dealer agent of the firm according to a Consent Order containing findings that Maclean engaged in unauthorized outside business activities […]

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UBS Discharges Broker For Outside Business Activities

Bryon Leonel Reyes of Lafayette Louisiana a stockbroker formerly employed by UBS Financial Services Inc. has been discharged by the firm on April 26, 2018 supported by allegations that (1) Reyes failed to inform UBS about his outside business activities and investments after Reyes had already been reprimanded by the firm for his non-disclosures and […]

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Investors Sue Foresters Equity Services For Bad Advice

Michael John Rappa of San Diego California a stockbroker formerly registered with Foresters Equity Services Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $75,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that Rappa poorly advised the customer concerning real estate security transactions executed away from the firm. Financial Industry Regulatory […]

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Liberty Tree Advisors Broker Fined For Outside Activities

October 04, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Kenneth Edward Greer Jr. of Acton Massachusetts a stockbroker formerly employed by Liberty Tree Advisors LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Greer partook in undisclosed outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. […]

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NYLife Broker Charged With Outside Business Activities

October 04, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Partho Sarathi Ghosh of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with NYLife Securities LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement in a Complaint alleging that Ghosh participated in an undisclosed outside business activity involving his marketing of finance solutions to prospective customers. Department of Enforcement v. Partho […]

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Morgan Stanley Terminates Broker For Outside Activities

September 28, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Raymond Keith Malicki of Easton Pennsylvania a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley Wealth Management has been terminated from the firm on July 12, 2018 based upon allegations that Malicki executed transactions in a customer’s account held away from the firm. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure confirms that Malicki is referenced in three […]

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Bankrupt Broker Fired LPL Financial For Moonlighting

Philip John Nalesnik of Pottsville Pennsylvania a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC has been discharged by the firm on July 8, 2018 supported by allegations that Nalesnik engaged in outside business activities in violation of LPL Financial’s policy, and failed to be forthcoming to the firm when questioned about his activities. Financial Industry […]

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FINRA Suspends LPL Broker For Outside Business Activities

Robert Matthew Krieger of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by LPL Financial LLC has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in outside business activities without disclosing them to LPL Financial. Letter of […]

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ProEquities Fires Broker For Selling Away

September 28, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Selling Away, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Rick Dean Holt (also known as Rickie Dean Rasmussen) a formerly ProEquities Inc. registered representative has been discharged by ProEquities on July 27, 2018 based upon accusations that Holt failed to inform the firm about his outside business activities concerning another broker dealer or investment advisory. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure additionally reveals […]

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Raymond James Broker Fired For Outside Business Activity

August 25, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Christopher Todd Gross of San Diego California a stockbroker formerly registered with Raymond James Associates Inc. has been discharged by the firm on December 14, 2015 founded on accusations that Gross (1) engaged in an outside business activity that was not properly disclosed to the firm and (2) engaged in unauthorized correspondence concerning his outside […]

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Wells Fargo Broker Suspended For Outside Business Activity

August 25, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Darnell Kenneth Mote of Jacksonville Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Advisors LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in an undisclosed outside business activity while employed by Wells Fargo. Letter of […]

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Morgan Stanley Terminates Broker For Unauthorized Activity

August 25, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Hayes Griffin Miller of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley has been terminated by the firm on September 26, 2017 based upon accusations that Miller accepted a fee payment pertaining to an investment banking transaction that had been executed without the firm’s permission. On October 10, 2017, Miller became employed […]

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Merrill Lynch Broker Fired For Outside Business Activity

August 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Caroline Novak of Menlo Park California a stockbroker formerly employed by Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Incorporated has been terminated on December 15, 2017 supported by accusations that Novak neglected to inform Merrill Lynch about her engagement in an outside business activity. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure additionally confirms that on August 31, […]

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FINRA Suspends Sugick For Side Job

August 13, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Jon Lewis Sugick of Detroit Michigan a stockbroker formerly registered with NYLife Securities LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities while associated with NYLife. Letter of […]

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SW Financial Fires Broker For Outside Business Activities

August 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Abdul Matin Rahmani of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial, has been discharged by the firm on December 15, 2017 founded on allegations that he engaged in outside business activities in violation of both the firm’s policy and FINRA Rule 3270. SW Financial alleged that without the firm’s permission, Rahmani enlisted […]

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Independent Financial Broker Sanctioned For Undisclosed Activities

July 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Steven William Kraut of Saint Anthony Minnesota a stockbroker formerly registered with Independent Financial Group LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver […]

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Cetera Broker Fired For Outside Business Activities

Gordon Tong Quan of Pasadena California a stockbroker formerly employed by Cetera Advisor Networks LLC has been discharged by the firm on May 15, 2018 founded on allegations that Quan engaged in outside business activities and unapproved customer loan arrangements; conduct violative of the firm’s policies. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure reveals that […]

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Morgan Stanley Stockbroker Barred For Avoiding FINRA

July 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Deanne M. Lampe of Morristown New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on accusations that she failed to reply to FINRA personnel concerning information about her business activities. Case No. 2017053777501 (Jan. 19, 2018). FINRA Public […]

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Voya Discharges Stockbroker For Outside Business Activities

Peter Tinchu Po of Cupertino California a stockbroker formerly employed by Voya Financial Advisors Inc. has been discharged by the firm on August 4, 2015 founded on allegations that Po violated the firm’s policies by (1) engaging in undisclosed outside business activities and (2) discussing investments with the investor public without the firm’s permission. Financial […]

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Merrill Lynch Stockbroker Barred In Investigation

July 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Zachary Thomas Rawson of Indianapolis Indiana a stockbroker formerly employed by Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by accusations that he declined to cooperate with FINRA’s request for details about his business activities. Case No. 2017055785201 (May 3, […]

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Morgan Stanley Terminates Broker For Unapproved Activities

July 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Kenneth Joseph Kavanagh of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley has been terminated by the firm on April 16, 2018 founded on allegations that Kavanagh engaged in unapproved outside business activities involving customers of the firm. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure additionally reveals that on May 25, 2016, […]

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LPL Fires Broker For Outside Business Activities

July 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Clifton Hideki Roberts of Houston Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC has been discharged by the firm on April 25, 2018 based upon accusations that Roberts failed to abide by the firm’s policy concerning outside business activities. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure confirms that Roberts is referenced in two customer […]

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UBS Stockbroker Suspended By FINRA In Investigation

June 30, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

John Matthew Kurzhal of Minneapolis Minnesota a stockbroker formerly employed by UBS Financial Services Inc. has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that he neglected to provide FINRA with a response to its request for information concerning Kurzhal’s business activities. Case No. 2018056841201 […]

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Citigroup Broker Barred In Investigation

James Patrick Acosta of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Citigroup Global Markets Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he failed to cooperate with FINRA in an investigation into accusations of Acosta’s outside business activities. […]

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M Holdings Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

June 21, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Morey Herbert Goldberg of Wynnewood Pennsylvania a stockbroker formerly employed by M Holdings Securities Inc. has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities while registered with the firm. Letter of Acceptance […]

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Morgan Stanley Broker Suspended For Outside Business Activities

June 21, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Kenneth K. Jobson of Saint Petersburg Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent […]

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PFS Stockbroker Barred By FINRA Investigation

June 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Sara Rene Wilhite of Vista California a stockbroker formerly employed by PFS Investments Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by allegations that she failed to provide information to FINRA concerning her business activities. Case No. 2017055517301 (Feb. 20, 2018). Wilhite was suspended by […]

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Waddell Reed Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

June 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Carlos Velazquez of Elgin Illinois a stockbroker formerly employed by Waddell Reed has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for eight months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities and falsified documentation to FINRA personnel. Letter of […]

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Wells Fargo Broker Investigated For Unauthorized Activities

May 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Darnell Kenneth Mote of Jacksonville Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Wells Fargo Advisors LLC is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Investigation in which FINRA has recommended that an enforcement action be pursued against Mote based upon allegations that he violated FINRA Rules 2010 and 3270 by engaging in unapproved outside […]

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FINRA Bars Janney Stockbroker For Failure To Comply

May 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

James Albert Pettit of Glastonbury Connecticut a stockbroker formerly employed by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on accusations that he declined to provide FINRA with information about his business activities. Case No. 2017054428401 (Mar. 5, 2018). FINRA Public Disclosure […]

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FINRA Bars Montage Stockbroker For Unauthorized Trading

Harold Francis Couglar of San Diego California a stockbroker formerly registered with Montage Securities LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he (1) failed to report his discretionary trading of customer accounts held away from Montage Securities and (2) […]

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Boulevard Family Wealth Terminates Registered Representative

May 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Michael Milad Tanha of Beverly Hills California a registered representative formerly employed by Boulevard Family Wealth has been terminated on March 7, 2018 based upon allegations that Tanha engaged in outside business activities while associated with the firm. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure additionally reveals that on May 17, 2017, Tanha was terminated […]

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UBS Discharges Broker For Outside Business Activities

May 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

James Arthur Kujawski of Annapolis Maryland a stockbroker employed by UBS Financial Services Inc. has been discharged by the firm on February 20, 2018 based upon accusations that Kujawski violated the company’s policy by failing to disclose his outside investments and outside business activities. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure confirms that Kujawski has […]

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Morgan Stanley Terminates Broker For Failure To Disclose

May 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Robert William Urban of Riverhead New York a stockbroker registered with Morgan Stanley has been terminated by the firm on February 28, 2018 supported by accusations that he failed to accurately and timely disclose his participation in a customer’s real estate transaction. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure confirms that Urban has been identified […]

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FINRA Suspends PFS Broker For Outside Business Activities

May 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Richard Kyle Taylor of Duluth Georgia a stockbroker formerly registered with PFS Investments Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in unapproved outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2016049902901 (Apr. […]

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Signator Stockbroker In FINRA Investigation

May 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Joseph Glenn Pratte of Riverside California a stockbroker formerly registered with Signator Investors Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by consenting to findings that he failed to provide FINRA with information and documentation in the course of an investigation into accusations of his […]

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USA Financial Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

May 17, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

James Otis Conaway of Tustin California a stockbroker formerly employed by USA Financial Securities Corporation has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in unapproved outside business activities and failed to be forthcoming […]

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FINRA Suspends Wells Fargo Broker In Investigation

May 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Joseph Gordon Cloutier Jr of Frisco Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Advisors LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that he neglected to provide information to FINRA personnel about his business activities. Case No. 2016051652701 (Mar. 6, 2017). FINRA […]

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UBS Broker Terminated For Outside Business Activities

Norman Weaver Jr of Seattle Washington a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services Inc. has been terminated from employment on September 6, 2016 founded on accusations that he helped facilitate meetings between customers of the firm and a person who was not affiliated with UBS Financial Services Inc. nor associated with any other brokerage […]

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FINRA Bars Worth Financial In Investigation

May 01, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Christian A. Paul of Dallas Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Worth Financial Group Inc. has been has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by accusations that he failed to cooperate with FINRA’s request for information about his business activities. Case No. 2016051795501 (July 10, […]

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Ameriprise Fires Broker For Outside Business Activities

April 27, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Steven Tarasius Yellen of El Paso Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Ameriprise Financial has been terminated on January 12, 2018 based upon allegations that he engaged in options trading and outside business activities in violation of Ameriprise Financial’s policy. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure confirms that on November 13, 2015, a customer […]

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Morgan Stanley Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

Arthur Robert Meunier (also known as Arthur Robert Breitman) a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended for two years from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities while registered with the […]

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FINRA Bars Martin Nelson Broker For Hindering Investigation

Kevin James Lee of Lake Oswego Oregon is a stockbroker formerly registered with Martin Nelson and Co. Inc. who has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he failed to cooperate with FINRA’s investigation into allegations of his undisclosed outside business […]

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Lampert Broker Fined For Outside Business Activities

April 08, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

William Patrick Slattery of New York New York is a stockbroker formerly registered with Lampert Capital Markets Inc. who has been fined $12,500.00 and suspended for five months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he took part in outside business activities that […]

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Westpark Broker Barred For Obstructing Investigation

Lawrence John Fawcett Jr. of Los Angeles California is a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he obstructed a FINRA investigation into allegations of Fawcett’s unapproved outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance […]

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Hornor Townsend Broker Barred For Failure To Comply

April 05, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Michael Vetere of Tarrytown, New York is a stockbroker formerly registered with Hornor Townsend and Kent Inc. who has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that he failed to provide FINRA with information that had been requested of him concerning his business activities. […]

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FINRA Bars Pruco Securities Stockbroker

Patrick Hugh Dowd of Jacksonville Florida is a stockbroker formerly registered with Pruco Securities LLC who has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by accusations that he failed to provide FINRA with information about Dowd’s business activities. FINRA Case No. 2016050861701 (Mar. 27, 2017). FINRA […]

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National Planning Corp Broker Fined For Selling Away

Timothy John Beall of Eau Claire Michigan is a stockbroker formerly registered with National Planning Corporation who has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in private securities transactions and unapproved outside business […]

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Raymond James Broker Fined By FINRA For Selling Away

March 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Michael M. Hurtgen of Greenwood Village Colorado is a stockbroker formerly registered with Raymond James Financial Services Inc. who has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on consenting to findings that he sold away from the firm. Letter of […]

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Geneos Stockbroker Suspended For Ignoring Regulator

March 07, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Randolph Lee Eddlemon of Scottsdale Arizona is a stockbroker formerly employed with Geneos Wealth Management Inc. who has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that he failed to provide a response to FINRA’s request for information regarding Eddlemon’s business activities. Case No. 2017055260401 […]

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FINRA Bars MetLife Stockbroker For Obstruction

March 07, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Jasper Eugene Boykin Jr of Atlanta Georgia is a stockbroker formerly employed with MetLife Securities Inc. who has been has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to a FINRA Office of Hearing Officers Default Decision containing findings that Boykin obstructed a FINRA investigation into accusations […]

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Securities Service Broker Fined For Business Activities

March 07, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Eric John Zebrauskas of Carmel Indiana is a stockbroker formerly registered with Securities Service Network Inc. who has been fined five thousand dollars and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance Waiver […]

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FINRA Bars Ameriprise Stockbroker For Failure To Comply

March 07, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

John Scott Elliott of Overland Park Kansas is a stockbroker formerly registered with Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. who has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to accusations that Elliott failed to provide information to FINRA regarding his business activities. Letter No. 2016051253201 (Mar. 6 2017). […]

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City National Broker Suspended For Failure To Supervise

February 20, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Marla Chidsey Roeser of Potomac Maryland is a stockbroker formerly registered with City National Securities Inc. who has been fined ten thousand dollars and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity based upon consenting to findings that she failed to supervise the private securities transactions and outside […]

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FINRA Bars Morgan Stanley Broker For Failure To Testify

February 20, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Kevin Scott Woolf of Winter Haven Florida is a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley that has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he failed to testify or provide documentation to FINRA in regard to allegations of his private securities […]

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JP Morgan Broker Barred For Obstructing Investigation

February 20, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Outside Business Activities, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Farid Morim of Beverly Hills California is a stockbroker formerly registered with J.P. Morgan Securities LLC that has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to an Office of Hearing Officers Default Decision containing findings that he failed to provide documentation and information to FINRA in […]

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