Andrew William Miles of Winter Park, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Green Vista Capital LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $1,000,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Miles was negligent, made unsuitable recommendations, and breached his fiduciary duties…

Mark Allen Upchurch, of Houston, Texas, a stockbroker registered with Centaurus Financial Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Upchurch breached his fiduciary duties and made the unsuitable investment recommendation of illiquid…

Philip Andrew Gibson, of Boca Raton, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $65,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Gibson defrauded the customer, violated securities laws, breached his fiduciary duties, was negligent,…

Rodney David Potratz of Laguna Beach, California, a stockbroker registered with Osaic Wealth Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint filed on November 12, 2023, in which the customer requested compensatory damages based upon allegations that Potratz made the unsuitable investment recommendation of closed-end interval funds and mutual funds during the…

Adam Jesse Gurien of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Incorporated, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $120,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Gurien made misrepresentations and the unsuitable investment recommendation of…

Robert Leo Luley Jr. of New York, a stockbroker registered with Madison Avenue Securities, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Luley failed to respond to the regulator’s requests for information. FINRA Case No. 2018060896201 (October 24, 2023). According to FINRA Public Disclosure, Luley was…

Michael Joseph Valenta (also known as Mike Valenta), of Westminster, Colorado, a stockbroker registered with Cambridge Investment Research Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages based upon allegations that Valenta recommended direct investments and oil and gas…

Yong Seok Chang, of Seattle, Washington, a stockbroker registered with Independent Financial Group LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $45,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Chang made unsuitable recommendations in non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) when…

Jack Robert Thacker Jr. (also known as J.R. Thacker) of Bristol, Virginia, a stockbroker registered with Center Street Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Thacker engaged in the unsuitable recommendation…

Glenn J. Romer, of Vero Beach, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Center Street Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Romer made unsuitable recommendations in GWG Class L Bonds during the…

Barbara Jean Borowsky, of Rome, Georgia, a stockbroker registered with Dempsey Lord Smith LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim where the customer requested more than $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Borowsky failed to conduct reasonable due diligence on direct investments (DPPs…

Daniel Benjamin Kistler, of Rome, Georgia, a stockbroker registered with Dempsey Lord Smith LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,001.00 in damages based upon allegations that Kistler failed to conduct due diligence and made the unsuitable investment recommendation…

Tamara Ann Glenn (also known as Tamara Dawson, Tamara Gallegos, Tamara Haselby, and Tamara Langham), of East Lansing, Michigan, a stockbroker registered with Essex National Securities LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $35,000.00 in damages based upon allegations…

James J. Mariani of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Mariani breached a contract, engaged in unsuitable trading, breached his fiduciary duties, and was…

Jeffrey T. Kennedy of Quincy, Illinois, a stockbroker registered with Center Street Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $99,999.00 in damages based upon allegations that Kennedy made the unsuitable investment recommendation of alternative investments when Kennedy was…

Kurt Douglas Cambier, of Littleton, Colorado, a stockbroker registered with Cambridge Investment Research Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $67,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cambier made unsuitable investment recommendations in real estate securities and direct investments (DPPs…

Lei Shen (also known as Peter Shen), of Orange, California, a stockbroker registered with NI Advisors, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $1,500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Shen made unsuitable investment recommendations and overconcentrated accounts in business…

Thomas Burgess Hamlin of Portland, Oregon, a stockbroker registered with Somerset Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $108,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Hamlin made unsuitable investment recommendations of iCap Equities private placements when Hamlin was…

Alfred Sietze Vanderlaan (also known as Al Vanderlaan), of Watertown, South Dakota, a stockbroker registered with Westpark Capital Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested between $100,000.00 and $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Vanderlaan violated state securities…

Garrett Wayne Moretz of Mooresville, North Carolina, a stockbroker registered with LifeMark Securities Corp., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $35,000.00 in damages. The claim alleged breach of fiduciary duty, unsuitable investment recommendations, misrepresentation and omissions of material facts, negligence,…

Luke Michael Johnson of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker registered with Coastal Equities Inc., has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for 18 months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Johnson made unsuitable recommendations to customers. Department of Enforcement v. Luke Johnson, Order Accepting Offer of Settlement No. 2019061213402…

Anthony Joseph Cantone (also known as A.J. Cantone), of Eatontown, New Jersey, the former Chief Executive Officer of  Cantone Research Inc., has been barred by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity because Cantone refused to provide testimony as requested by the regulator in an investigation into his…

Austin Richard Dutton Jr., of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, is the subject of an enforcement action initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which the regulator is seeking sanctions against Dutton based upon allegations that Dutton made unsuitable investment recommendations and falsified customer documents. Department of Enforcement v….

Brad Curtis Brooks of Plano, Texas, a stockbroker registered with Titan Securities, has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because he made negligent misrepresentations and omissions to customers concerning private placements during the time that he was associated with Titan Securities….

Dana Matthew Hawkins, of Lexington, South Carolina, a stockbroker registered with Centaurus Financial Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $11,250.00 in damages based upon allegations that Hawkins breached his fiduciary duty and misrepresented material facts in connection with the sale of corporate bonds,…

Tim Paul Peyton, of Gretna, Louisiana, a stockbroker registered with Crown Capital Securities L.P., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $750,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Peyton made unsuitable recommendations in non-traded REITs while he was associated with Crown Capital Securities L.P….

Eric Alexander Duncan, of Denver, Colorado, a stockbroker registered with Moloney Securities Co. Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $196,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Duncan was negligent and engaged in unsuitable recommendations in direct investments and corporate bonds when Duncan…

John Spyro Demertzis of East Setauket, New York, a stockbroker registered with LPL Financial LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $700,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Demertzis made unsuitable recommendations in alternative investments, including real estate securities during the time that Demertzis…

Gilbert Russell Conrad of Lewiston, New York, a stockbroker associated with Cetera Advisors Networks, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $1,000,000.00 to $5,000,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Conrad made unsuitable investment recommendations of  alternative investments including direct…

Karen Shaw Cunningham (also known as Karen Conley Shaw), of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, a stockbroker associated with Kestra Investment Services LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action in which the customer requested $150,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cunningham made an unsuitable recommendation of Noble Royalty Access Fund IV…

Thomas Ardavast Kudarauskas (also known as Tom Kudarauskas), of Atlanta, Georgia, a stockbroker associated with Woodbury Financial Services Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $95,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Kudarauskas engaged in unsuitable recommendations and trading in…

Arni Jay Diamond (also known as Arni Jat Diamond), of Jacksonville, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Kalos Capital Inc., has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Diamond recommended and sold unregistered and unsuitable GPB Capital limited partnership interests to…

Kevin Thomas Dooley of Miami, Florida, a stockbroker associated with Equitable Advisors LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $98,400.00 in damages based upon allegations that Dooley made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments between 2012 and 2014 when Dooley was…

Frank John Calise, of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker associated with Questar Capital Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Calise engaged in misrepresentation, fraud, and breach of fiduciary duty in connection with the…

James William Tausz (also known as Jim Tausz), of Clarion, Iowa a stockbroker associated with United Planners’ Financial Services of America, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $15,000.00 in damages based upon alleged unsuitable recommendations, breach of contract, fraud, breach…

Larry Richard Law, of Irvine, California, a stockbroker associated with JRL Capital Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $400,000.00 in damages based upon alleged unsuitable trading, misrepresentation and omission of material facts, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty…

Mark Alan Thompson of Atlanta, Georgia, a stockbroker associated with Arkadios Capital, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $172,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Thompson provided unsuitable recommendations, was negligent, and caused the customer’s account to be overconcentrated in certain…

Timothy Joseph Scanlon of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker associated with Arque Capital Ltd., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $230,208.89 in damages based upon alleged breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, negligence, and violation of state and federal securities laws,…

James Leroy Raper Jr., of Richmond, Virginia, a stockbroker and the Chief Compliance Officer of Wealthforge Securities LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $552,535.65 in damages based upon allegations that Raper made misrepresentations and omissions of material fact, breached his fiduciary duties,…

Mark Wilkinson Richards (also known as Mark Dickey), of Albuquerque, New Mexico, a stockbroker registered with Madison Avenue Securities LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $220,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Richards made omissions of material fact in…

James Thaddeus Walesa of Park Ridge, Illinois, a stockbroker registered with Arkadios Capital, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Walesa made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments during the time that Walesa was…

Robert Anthony Westropp Jr, of Chicago, Illinois, a stockbroker registered with Sanford C. Bernstein Co. LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $110,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Westropp made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments when Westropp was associated…

Tammie Lyn Farrell (also known as Tammie Burk and Tammie Brown), of Franklin, North Carolina, a stockbroker registered with Capital Investment Group Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Farrell committed fraud,…

Troy Thomas of Huntington Beach, California, a stockbroker registered with McDermott Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Thomas committed fraud, failed to supervise certain representatives, was negligent, breached his fiduciary duties,…

David Harrison Miller of Atlanta, Georgia, a stockbroker registered with PeachCap Securities Inc., has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Miller failed to testify when FINRA investigated the stockbroker for possible violations of FINRA rules during the time that he was associated with PeachCap Securities…

Peter Dieter Nett of The Woodlands, Texas, a stockbroker registered with Ameriprise Financial Services LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer was awarded $30,000.00 in compensatory damages because Ameriprise Financial Services LLC was held liable on the customer’s claims which included that its stockbroker made…

Bret Clinton Schaefer (also known as Bret Clinton Shaefer), of Greenville, Wisconsin, a stockbroker registered with Woodbury Financial Services Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint that was settled on May 24, 2023, for $53,114.00 in damages based upon allegations that Schaefer made unsuitable recommendations of variable annuities when Schaefer was…

Luke Michael Johnson, of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker registered with Coastal Equities Inc., is the subject of an enforcement action initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which the regulator is seeking sanctions against Johnson based upon allegations that Johnson made unsuitable recommendations. Department of Enforcement v. Luke Johnson, Complaint No. 2019061213402 (July 12,…

Preston Jason Bellaire, of Orlando, Florida, a stockbroker registered with MSI Financial Services Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $7,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Bellaire made misrepresentations of material fact about risks in connection with the sale…

Yuting Cheng, of Rowland Heights, California, a stockbroker registered with Cetera Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $75,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cheng made unsuitable recommendations of direct investments (LP interests and DPP interests)…

Daniel Edward Brunette (also known as Dan Brunette), of Indianapolis, Indiana, a stockbroker registered with First Allied Securities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint that was settled on June 24, 2022, for $12,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Brunette made unsuitable recommendations, failed to supervise certain representatives, committed fraud,…

Jeffrey Max Cohen of Henderson, Nevada, a stockbroker registered with Moloney Securities Co. Inc., has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Cohen failed to provide information and documents to FINRA when it investigated possible violations of FINRA rules. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No….

Marinos Ballas of Melville, New York, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Ballas was negligent and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with the recommendation and sale of alternative investments…

Eileen Law Cure (also known as Eileen Law Klein and Eileen Hall Law), of Nederland, Texas, a stockbroker registered with HD Investment Services, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $15,833.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cure made unsuitable recommendations of direct investments (limited…

Hagop Jack Nalbandian of Encino, California, a stockbroker registered with Western International Securities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $108,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Nalbandian made unsuitable recommendations of real estate investment trusts when Nalbandian was associated with Western International Securities…

Keith Craig Baron of Jericho, New York, a stockbroker registered with Equity Services Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Baron “misappropriated funds” in connection with the sale of oil and gas investments during the time that Baron…

Michael James Thaler of Henrico, Virginia, a stockbroker registered with Cambridge Investment Research Inc., is the subject of a regulatory investigation that resulted from a customer’s complaint about the stockbroker during the time that Thaler was associated with Cambridge Investment Research Inc. Commonwealth of Virginia Investigation (November 17, 2022). Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public…

Morgan Darby Hill of Knoxville, Tennessee, a stockbroker registered with Center Street Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $60,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Hill made unsuitable investment recommendations of alternative investments. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 22-02835…

Mark Alan Cline of Wildwood, Florida, a stockbroker registered with National Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $20,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cline made unsuitable recommendations of real estate securities when Cline was associated with National Securities Corporation. Financial Industry…

Patrick Christopher Durst of Centennial, Colorado, a stockbroker registered with Lifemark Securities Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $300,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Durst made unsuitable recommendations of certain alternative investments during the time that Durst was associated with Lifemark…

Howard Hao-Chung Hsieh (also known as Hao-Chung Howard Hsieh), of Irvine, California, a stockbroker registered with Cetera Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Hsieh made unsuitable recommendations of real estate securities when Hsieh was associated…

Delio Eduardo Londono (also known as Del Londono), of La Crescenta, California, a stockbroker registered with Sagepoint Financial Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint filed on December 14, 2021, in which the customer requested $300,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Londono engaged in unauthorized trading, made misrepresentations of material…

George Ly of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker registered with Cetera Investment Services LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $700,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Ly made unsuitable investment recommendations of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) during the period that Ly was…

Scott Erik Aabel (also known as Scott Eric Aabel), of Osprey, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Spire Securities LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $300,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Aabel made unsuitable recommendations of variable annuities and alternative investments during…

Avi J. Bialo, of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker registered with Arete Wealth Management LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $160,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Bialo made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments during the time that Bialo was associated with…

Steven M. Netzel (also known as Steve M. Netzel), of Chandler, Arizona, a stockbroker registered with Kalos Capital Inc., has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Netzel made unsuitable recommendations and caused the securities broker dealer to maintain false…

William Lapiana (also known as Bill Lapiana), of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $14,999.00 in damages based upon allegations that Lapiana made unsuitable investment recommendations, made misrepresentations of material fact, and failed…

Donnie Eugene Ingram (also known as Don Ingram), of Winter Haven, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Centaurus Financial Inc., has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Ingram made unsuitable investment recommendations. Department of Enforcement v. Ingram et al., Order…

Gary Walter Isler of Lawrenceville, New Jersey, a stockbroker registered with David Lerner Associates Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $20,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Isler made misrepresentations and omissions of material fact, breached his fiduciary duties to the customer, and…

James Arthur Allen (also known as Jim Allen), of Lake Forest, Illinois, a stockbroker registered with Sanctuary Securities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $95,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Allen made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments during the time that Allen…

Mark Samuel Epps of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a stockbroker registered with Michigan Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Epps violated FINRA rules, was negligent, and breached his fiduciary duties to the customer in connection with the…

Seth Barnes Stewart of Jeffersonville, Indiana, a stockbroker registered with Center Street Securities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $130,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Stewart made unsuitable investment recommendations of alternative investments when Stewart was associated with Center Street Securities Inc….

William Word Huthnance of Houston, Texas, a stockbroker registered with UBS Financial Services Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $305,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Huthnance made unsuitable recommendations to the customer and made misrepresentations of material fact in connection with the sale…

Shawn Elizabeth Parker of Schaumburg, Illinois, a stockbroker registered with Ameriprise Financial Services LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Parker converted $25,000.00 from Ameriprise Financial Services. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. 2019064551501 (April 20, 2022). Parker hosted an  event for approximately…

James Arthur Allen (also known as Jim Allen), of Lake Forest, Illinois, a stockbroker registered with Sanctuary Securities, Inc. (FKA David A. Noyes Company), was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $95,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Allen made unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments…

Hugh Ordway Barndollar III (also known as Hobby Barndollar), of Land O’ Lakes, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Crown Capital Securities L.P., has been fined $10,000.0 and suspended for two years from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Barndollar engaged in private securities transactions or selling away. Letter…

William John Braun (also known as Bill Braun), of Boca Raton, Florida, a stockbroker registered with National Securities Corporation, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Braun made unsuitable investment recommendations of private placements during the time…

Leo Li-Yuan Chien of San Gabriel, California, a stockbroker registered with Cetera Investment Services LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $170,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Chien made unsuitable investment recommendations of direct investments and real estate securities or Real Estate Investment…