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Investors Sue Oppenheimer For Misrepresentation

Timothy Roger Atyeo of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker currently employed by Oppenheimer Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,100,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) misrepresentations had been made to the customer (2) fiduciary obligations were breached (3) the customer’s account was […]

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Investors Sue RBC Capital For Failure To Supervise

Paul Vincent Blum of West Palm Beach Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by RBC Capital Markets LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $70,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) transactions executed by the stockbroker were unsuitable and (2) the customer’s energy-sector corporate bond transactions […]

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Investors Sue Wells Fargo For Unsuitable Trading

Jeffrey Alan Eiler of Fort Lauderdale a stockbroker currently employed by Wells Fargo Clearing Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim that settled for $135,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of the customer’s investment account being overconcentrated by Eiler in unsuitable mutual funds which led the customer to experience investment […]

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Investors Accuse Kovack Of Mutual Fund Misconduct

Jeffrey Paul Davis of Bristol Connecticut a stockbroker currently registered with Kovack Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on June 10, 2019 in which the customer requested more than $5,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) the customer was placed into inappropriate investments including mutual funds and […]

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Woodstock Financial Group Accused Of Unauthorized Trading

David B. Min of East Rutherford New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Woodstock Financial Group Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on March 8, 2018 in which the customer requested $600,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) over the counter equity trades had been effected in the […]

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Investors Accuse Cetera Of Energy Sector Overconcentration

Abraham Heimann of Alpharetta Georgia a stockbroker formerly registered with Cetera Advisors LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim that was resolved for $42,500.00 in damages founded on accusations that fiduciary obligations to the customer were breached and the customer’s account had been negligently administered. FINRA Arbitration No. 17-02785 (Dec. 26, […]

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Raymond James Sued By Investors For Breach Of Contract

Adam Saul Frankfort of New York New York a stockbroker currently employed by Raymond James Associates Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,000,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that when Frankfort was associated with Raymond James and former securities broker dealer Deutsche Bank Securities: (1) […]

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Morgan Stanley Sued By Investors For Misrepresentation

Timothy Thomas Gibbons of New Orleans Louisiana a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $225,708.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) energy-sector over-the-counter equities transactions executed in the customer’s account were unsuitable for the customer and (2) false or […]

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Moors Cabot Sued By Investors For Stockbroker Negligence

Scott Allen Sibley of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Moors Cabot Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested damages estimated to exceed $5,000.00 founded on allegations that (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2) contractual obligations had been breached […]

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Regulators Bar MetLife Stockbroker For Fraud

James Paul Kolf of Madison Wisconsin a stockbroker formerly registered with MetLife Securities Inc. has been barred from being a stockbroker or an investment adviser or associating with securities broker dealers or investment advisories according to an Order Instituting Administrative Proceedings, Making Findings and Imposing Remedial Sanctions issued by Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) based upon […]

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Oppenheimer Sued By Investors For Breach Of Contract

Robert Abramowitz of Jericho New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Oppenheimer Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for more than $50,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) fiduciary duties had been violated (2) the customer’s investment account was handled in a negligent manner […]

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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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FINRA Sanctions NBC Stockbroker For Unauthorized Trading

Brian Gregory DiJulio of Bellevue Washington a stockbroker formerly registered with NBC Securities Inc. has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that (1) DiJulio executed unauthorized trades in customer accounts while employed by NBC Securities Inc. and (2) […]

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Regulator Sanctions Spartan Capital Stockbroker For Misconduct

Dean John Kajouras of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a Consent Order issued by the State of Massachusetts Securities Division which required Kajouras to cease and desist from making unsuitable recommendations or engaging in other conduct violative of Massachusetts Securities Laws and required Kajouras […]

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Investors Capital Sued By Investors For Churning

Robert Estevez of Greenwich Connecticut a stockbroker formerly registered with Investors Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $400,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) misrepresentations had been made to the customer by Estevez concerning the customer’s equity investments (2) stock trades placed by Estevez […]

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Spartan Capital Securities Sued By Investors For Fraud

Jason M. Santini of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $655,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) Santini violated his fiduciary duties to the customer (2) Santini effected transactions in the customer’s […]

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Investors Blame UBS For Inappropriate Structured Product Investment Advice

Margaret Mary Lech-Loubet of Beverly Hills California a stockbroker formerly employed by UBS Financial Services Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $20,000.00 on May 22, 2018 based upon accusations that the risks and illiquidity of the customer’s structured products holdings were not disclosed to the customer […]

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Investors Bring Arbitration Claim For Bad Investment Advice

Edward Barnett Woll (also known as Ed Woll) of Atlanta Georgia a stockbroker and chief compliance officer formerly registered with J.P. Turner Company LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $200,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that between January of 2013 and March 2016: (1) misleading […]

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Securities America Sued By Investors For Fraud

Giustino DeStefano (also known as Justin DeStefano) of Williamsville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Securities America Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,000,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of (1) violation of FINRA Rules and federal securities laws (2) overconcentration of the customer’s […]

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International Assets Advisory Stockbroker Terminated For Cause

Thomas Edmund Connors of Toms River New Jersey a stockbroker formerly employed by International Assets Advisory LLC has been discharged by the firm on November 6, 2017 supported by accusations that Connors spoke with customers of the firm during the time that he was suspended by FINRA for engaging in outside business activities. Specifically, Financial […]

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Moloney Securities Sued By Investors For Fraud

Thomas G. Gresham (also known as Tom Gresham) of Overland Park Kansas a stockbroker currently registered with Moloney Securities Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $495,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) Moloney Securities Co. and UBS Financial Services Inc. collectively failed to […]

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Investors Sue Janney Montgomery Scott For Unsuitable Investment Advice

Christopher David Sinkula of Stuart Florida a stockbroker currently employed by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $40,000.00 based upon allegations that the customer was placed in common or preferred stock by Sinkula when those investments were inappropriate for the customer given the […]

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H. Beck Inc. Sued By Investors For Bad REIT Recommendations

Richard Eric Poston (Rick Eric Poston) of Plano Texas a stockbroker formerly employed by H. Beck Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $25,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that while Poston was associated with H. Beck Inc. (1) Poston gave the customer bad investment advice […]

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Morgan Stanley Sued By Investors For Churning

Jeffrey Neil Cadan of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim that settled for $1,200,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that between 2011 and 2016, Cadan executed excessive government debt trades in the customer’s account causing the customers losses. Financial […]

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Wells Fargo Accused of Unsuitable Mutual Fund Recommendations

Ross Lionel Gordon of Raleigh North Carolina a stockbroker formerly employed by Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $10,000.00 on April 4, 2016 supported by accusations that between 2015 and 2016, the customer was placed into mutual fund investments that were inappropriate […]

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Investors Sue Santander For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

Hortensia Llavat Tilen of San Juan Puerto Rico a stockbroker formerly employed by Santander Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $3,000,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) the firm failed to supervise Tilen’s closed-end funds and municipal debt transactions in the customer’s account […]

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Buckman Buckman Reid Admits To Failure To Supervise Rogue Brokers

Buckman Buckman Reid Inc. a securities broker dealer headquartered in Little Silver New Jersey has been censured by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) based upon findings that (1) Buckman Buckman Reid Inc. neglected to create and implement a supervision system and written supervisory procedures regarding the suitability of trades recommended by stockbrokers of the firm […]

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Investors Sue Santander Securities For Fraud

Arturo Colon of Mayaguez Puerto Rico a stockbroker formerly employed by Santander Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $150,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s account transactions had been negligently administered (2) contractual obligations were breached (3) securities rules and […]

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Raymond James Sued By Investors For Negligence

Ralph Wilson Smith of Valdosta Georgia a stockbroker formerly employed by Raymond James Financial Services Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $320,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) the customer’s account transactions were negligently administered (2) contractual obligations were breached by the firm (3) fiduciary […]

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Investors Sue Wunderlich For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

Bassam S. Salem of Birmingham Michigan a stockbroker formerly registered with Wunderlich Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim that settled for $50,000.00 supported by accusations that between January of 2011 and February of 2017: (1) poor investment recommendations were made to the customer concerning over the counter equities […]

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RBC Capital Markets Sued For Overconcentration

Irwin Maisner (also known as Gerald Irwin Maisner and as Gerry Maisner) of Westport Connecticut a stockstockbroker currently registered with RBC Capital Markets LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $50,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) Maisner poorly advised the customer concerning investments in oil […]

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Investors Sue Spartan Capital For Securities Fraud

John Dennis Lowry of New York New York the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Member of Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which customers were collectively awarded $330,000.00 based upon findings that Lowry and Spartan Capital Securities LLC (1) breached fiduciary duties to the customer (2) […]

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Investors Sue Oppenheimer For Defective Investment Advice

James Donald Routhier of Florham Park New Jersey a stockbroker formerly employed by Oppenheimer Co. Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which settled for $92,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) Routhier gave bad investment recommendations to the customer in reference to the customer’s mutual fund purchases and (2) […]

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Oppenheimer Accused Of Mutual Fund Misconduct

Stephen Brown of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Oppenheimer Co. Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 29, 2016 in which the customer requested more than $5,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) the customer’s assets were not appropriately diversified and (2) overly speculative mutual […]

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Santander Securities Continues To Be Sued By Investors For Fraud

Luis Currais Lopez of Dorchester Massachusetts a stockbroker formerly registered with Santander Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $65,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) fiduciary duties were breached (2) the customer was falsely induced into inaction upon discovering volatility in the customer’s […]

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Spartan Capital Sued By Investors For Overconcentration

John M. Cullen of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that the customer’s stock account had been overconcentrated by Cullen in speculative equities products. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

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ProEquities Sued By Investors For Fraud

Bradley John Freimark of Otsego Minnesota a stockbroker formerly registered with ProEquities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which settled for $100,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) misrepresentations were made to the customer and (2) the customer’s assets were inappropriately invested in D&L Energy 2010 Ltd. – […]

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Investors Sue Lowell For Bad ETF Trades

Jody Bryant Bowers of Abilene Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Lowell Company Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $6,000,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) Bowers overconcentrated the customer’s assets in exchange traded funds over a six year period by failing to adjust the […]

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Wells Fargo Alleged To Have Ignored Investor Instructions

October 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News, Suitability   |   0 Comments

Ollie Baldwin Harris III of Houston Texas a stockbroker currently registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which settled for $15,000.00 in damages on October 30, 2017 based on accusations that from July 21, 2011 to July 28, 2017, Harris failed to follow the […]

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FINRA Fines Raymond James Broker For Poor Recommendations

October 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

John Wendel Gilbert of Houston Texas a stockbroker formerly employed by Raymond James Associates Inc. has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for forty-five days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he made unsuitable investment recommendations to a Raymond James customer. Letter of […]

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Cadaret Grant Fined For Failure To Supervise

Cadaret Grant Co. Inc. is a FINRA member broker firm headquartered in Syracuse New York who has been censured and fined $800,000.00 by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) based on consenting to findings that it (1) failed to supervise its business practices with a view towards detecting and preventing bad investment recommendations (2) failed to […]

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DH Hill Sued By Investor For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

Danny Harold Hill of Kingwood Texas the limited partner and chief compliance officer of D.H. Hill Securities LLP is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action where the customer sought $700,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s investment account was over-concentrated in real estate investment trust products (2) fiduciary […]

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Investors Accuse Cambridge Of Bad Equity Investments

Sanjoy Dasgupta of Greenwood Village Colorado a stockbroker formerly registered with Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 18, 2017 in which the customer requested $22,470.93 in damages supported by accusations that the customer’s assets were inappropriately concentrated in equity investments. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

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Raymond James Accused Of Misconduct

July 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Steven Paul Reznik of Tallahassee Florida a stockbroker and financial advisor registered with Raymond James Financial Services Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on April 25, 2018 where the customer requested $58,721.00 in damages based upon allegations that between May 20, 2015 and April 30, 2018: (1) transactions were […]

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Euro Pacific Capital Accused Of Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

July 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Neal Scott of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Euro Pacific Capital Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved on March 15, 2016 for $8,000.00 in damages founded on allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and suitability relating to the over-concentration of the customer’s assets […]

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RBC Accused Of Failure To Diversify Investment Portfolio

James Danielly Finley Jr. of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker currently registered with RBC Capital Markets LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on April 4, 2018 in which the customer sought $50,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that Finley neglected to diversify the customer’s investment portfolio between February of […]

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Customer Sues Janney Montgomery Scott For Overconcentration

Jack Wendell Griffith Jr. of Columbia South Carolina a stockbroker currently employed by Janney Montgomery Scott LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $200,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary duties had been breached (2) the customer’s assets were overconcentrated in over-the-counter equities and […]

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FINRA Securities Lawyers Accuse Ausdal Financial of Fraud

June 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Randy Lee Birkinbine of Woodbury Minnesota a stockbroker currently registered with Ausdal Financial Partners Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on February 21, 2018 where the customer sought $150,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of omissions of facts concerning oil and gas investments. FINRA Public Disclosure additionally confirms that a […]

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UBS Sued Over Oil And Gas Securities Suitability

April 06, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Alfred Gary Kovacs of Houston Texas is a stockbroker currently registered with UBS Financial Services Inc. who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $34,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that Kovacs over-concentrated the customer’s assets in oil and gas stocks between 2014 and 2016. Financial Industry […]

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Customer Sues Financial West For Oil And Gas Suitability

Mitchell Steven Morrison of Westlake Village, California is a former principal of Financial West Group who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,937,365.00 in damages founded on accusations that Morrison failed to supervise a registered representative who made misrepresentations to the customer and placed unsuitable oil […]

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Wells Fargo Sued By Customer For Suitability

March 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Jeffrey Marc Grayson of Florham Park New Jersey is a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Advisors who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested thirty-eight thousand one hundred seventeen dollars in damages founded on allegations that Grayson concentrated the customer’s assets in investments that were […]

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Packerland Brokerage Sued By Customer For Unsuitability

Edward A. Davig of Green Bay Wisconsin is a stockbroker registered with Packerland Brokerage Services who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which customers requested five hundred thousand dollars in damages supported by accusations that Davig effected investments in Atlas oil and gas offering that were not suitable for […]

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FINRA Bars Wells Fargo Stockbroker For Suitability

January 09, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News, Suitability   |   0 Comments

Charles Bernard Lynch Jr. of Irvine, California, a stockbroker registered with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity by consenting to findings that he made unsuitable investment recommendations to customers. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent, No. 2015045713301 (Dec. 11, 2017). According […]

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UBS Sued for Unsuitable Energy Partnership Sales

November 28, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Direct Participation Programs, Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

Michael James Keane of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services, Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on October 2, 2017, where the customer sought $300,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that Keane failed to follow the customer’s instructions, and effected purchases of speculative master limited […]

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Morgan Stanley Stockbroker Suspended Unsuitable Transactions

November 28, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Abuse, Over Concentration, Suitability   |   0 Comments

Timothy Thomas Gibbons of New Orleans, Louisiana, a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley, has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended for eighteen months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he made unsuitable investment recommendations to elderly customers. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and […]

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Customer Sues UBS Financial For Suitability

November 21, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News, Suitability   |   0 Comments

William John Paynter Jr. of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on June 28, 2017, in which the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, and suitability regarding oil […]

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Wells Fargo Sued By Customer For Suitability

November 07, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Suitability   |   0 Comments

Daniel Fain, of Boca Raton, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, in which the customer requested $280,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Fain concentrated the customers’ investments in unsuitable stocks. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 16-03290 […]

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Customer Sues Oppenheimer For Suitability

November 07, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

Joel Alan Butler, of Atlanta, Georgia, a stockbroker formerly registered with Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, in which the customer requested $175,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Butler made unsuitable investment recommendations to the customer concerning unit investment trust and oil and gas products. […]

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Customer Sues Raymond James For Securities Fraud

November 07, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

James Edward Lyons, of Shreveport, Louisiana, a stockbroker formerly registered with Raymond James & Associates, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related civil dispute, containing allegations of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraudulent omissions, violations of federal securities laws, and violations of the securities laws of the State of Louisiana […]

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UBS Financial Services Sued For Unuitable Recommendations

October 05, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Suitability   |   0 Comments

John Carolyn of Houston, Texas, a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on August 16, 2017, for $34,000.00 in damages based on allegations that from 2014 to 2016, Carolyn placed unsuitable stock transactions in the customer’s account, causing the customer’s […]

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Customer Sues H Beck For Excessive Fees

September 22, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Excessive trading, Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

Dan Edward Droeg, of Mesa, Arizona, a stockbroker currently registered with H. Beck, Inc., is the subject of an investment related complaint filed by a customer on November 18, 2016, where the customer sought $250,067.09 in damages supported by allegations that Droeg charged the customer excessive fees, misstated the value of the customer’s securities holdings, […]

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Barclays Capital Sued By Customer For Fraud

Mark James Stevenson, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Barclays Capital Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on June 15, 2017, where the customer requested $3,525,460.00 in damages based upon allegations that Stevenson violated Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Section 10(b), breached his fiduciary duties, […]

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Customer Sues Morgan Stanley For Misrepresentation

August 17, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

Robert Charles Wyman Jr., of Hyannis, Massachusetts, a stockbroker currently registered with Morgan Stanley, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on September 12, 2016 for $70,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Wyman made misrepresentations to the customer and effected unsuitable equity transactions in the customer’s account. Financial […]

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Customer Arbitration Filed Against Centaurus Financial

July 29, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   Over Concentration, Stockbroker Fraud News   |   0 Comments

Harold Francis Martek Jr., of Palm City, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on May 4, 2017, in which the customer requested $60,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Martek made unsuitable investment recommendations to the customer concerning an equity investment, […]

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Popular Securities Customer Arbitration Alleging Unsuitability

Joanna Espasas of Miami, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Popular Securities, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on December 21, 2015, in which the customer requested $1,173,866.00 in damages based upon allegations that Espasas made unsuitable recommendations to the customer concerning corporate debt and closed-end funds. The customer […]

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Customer Bring FINRA Securities Arbitration Against Wells Fargo Advisors

May 18, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

Charles Henry Frieda, of Irvine, California, a stockbroker currently registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on March 29, 2017, based upon allegations that Frieda overconcentrated the customer’s holdings in equities that the customer was not suitable for. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public […]

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IMS Securities Named In FINRA Arbitration

April 20, 2017  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Over Concentration   |   0 Comments

Stacey Lee Rognon, of Houston, Texas, a stockbroker currently registered with IMS Securities, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on July 15, 2016, in which the customer requested $3,000,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Rognon made misrepresentations to the customer concerning investments, breached his fiduciary obligations to the […]

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Wells Fargo Advisors Sued by Customer For Unsuitability

Alan Neal Rose, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on January 16, 2017, in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that from 2013 to 2016, Rose over-concentrated the customers’ portfolio in investments […]

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UBS Financial Services Sued For Unsuitability

Stephen Frederick Owen III, of Annapolis, Maryland, a stockbroker currently registered with UBS Financial Services Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on January 12, 2017, in which the customer requested $650,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that from 2015 to 2017, Owen overconcentrated the customer’s investment portfolio in speculative […]

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One Broker Lands Wells Fargo Advisors in 43 FINRA Securities Arbitrations

Charles Bernard Lynch, a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC, has been named in Forty Three customer initiated investment related disputes between October 6, 2014, and August 9, 2016, which collectively settled for $6,932,566.03 in damages based upon allegations against Lynch which included unsuitability, misrepresentation, negligence, and account mismanagement. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

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UBS Financial Services Sued by Customer For Unsuitable Investments

Christiane Olsen, of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with UBS Financial Services Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on November 28, 2016, for $29,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Olsen effected unsuitable master limited partnership and stock transactions in the customer’s account that […]

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