John Eugene Egan of Boca Raton, FL, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge 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 Egan breached his fiduciary duties, breached a contract, and was negligent in connection with the recommendation and…

Daniel William Sopher of Metuchen, NJ, a stockbroker registered with Kestra Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $73,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Sopher was negligent and breached his fiduciary duties, and that Kestra Investment Services LLC failed to…

Dexter Leroy Thomas of Dallas, TX, a stockbroker registered with National Planning Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $40,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Thomas failed to supervise certain registered representatives, whom were negligent, or made unsuitable recommendations, breached their fiduciary duties, and…

Peter Lewis Goffin of Boca Raton, FL, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $32,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Goffin committed fraud, made unsuitable recommendations, breached a contract, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with…

Joseph Patrick Roop (also known as JoePat Roop), of Belmont, NC, a stockbroker registered with Dempsey Lord Smith LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $220,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Roop was negligent, breached his fiduciary duties, made misrepresentations of material…

Anthony John Pitta of Melville, NY, a stockbroker registered with Capital Investment Group Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Pitta made unsuitable recommendations, breached his fiduciary duties, and made misrepresentations and omissions of material fact…

Nick Eugene Son of New York, NY, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $261,765.21 in damages based upon allegations that Son made unsuitable recommendations, breached a contract, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with the sale…

Elliot Hough Sherer of Melville, NY, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested damages based upon allegations that Sherer breached his fiduciary duties, was negligent, made misrepresentations of material fact, breached a contract, and churned the customer’s…

Michael Christopher Blumer (also known as Christopher Blumer), of Melville, NY, a stockbroker registered with SW Financial, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $45,405.00 in damages based upon allegations that Blumer was negligent, made unsuitable recommendations, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection…

Albert Foronda of New York, NY, a stockbroker registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, 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 Foronda breached his fiduciary duties, breached a contract, and was negligent in connection with the recommendation and…

Frank Louis Avallone of New York, NY, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Avallone made unsuitable recommendations, breached his fiduciary duties, committed fraud, and violated FINRA rules in connection with the…

David Fleming Crossan of Manchester, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Crossan breached his fiduciary duties, charged excessive commissions, and was negligent in connection…

Joseph Francis Comiskey Jr. of Ronkonkoma, NY, a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $10,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Comiskey made misrepresentations of material fact, was negligent, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with…

Kurt Russell Baldry of Ostego, MN, a stockbroker registered with Ausdal Financial Partners Inc., 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 Baldry made unsuitable investment recommendations of direct investments and oil and gas investments during the time…

Robert Thomas Crothers of Holbrook, NY, a stockbroker registered with American Portfolios Financial Services Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $55,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Crothers made unsuitable investment recommendations, committed fraud, breached a contract, breached his fiduciary duties, and was…

William Martin Ornstein of Fairfield, Connecticut, a stockbroker registered with GMS Group, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $28,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Ornstein was negligent, made misrepresentations of material fact, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with the recommendation and…

Curtis Lee Howard (also known as Curt Howard), of Sapulpa, Oklahoma, a stockbroker registered with Edward Jones, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $60,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Howard breached his fiduciary duties, was negligent, breached a contract, and committed fraud in…

Ronald Reed McCook (also known as Ron Reed McCook Jr.), of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker registered with First Allied Securities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer was awarded $1,961,500.00 in compensatory damages because First Allied Securities Inc. was held liable for sales practice…

James J. Mariani of Mineola, 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 Mariani made unsuitable recommendations, engaged in excessive and unauthorized trading, breached his fiduciary duties, was negligent, and…

Michael Giokas of Clarence, New York, a stockbroker registered with Fortune Financial Services Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $15,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Giokas breached his fiduciary duties, was negligent, breached a contract, violated state securities laws, and violated FINRA…

John Sebastion Cangialosi Jr., of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $1,281,156.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cangialosi churned the customer’s account, charged excessive commissions, made misrepresentations of material fact,…

Mitchell Scott Biernick of Freeport, New York, a stockbroker registered with Arive Capital Markets, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Biernick failed to testify during the time that FINRA investigated the stockbroker for possible violations of FINRA rules. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent…

Richard Marion Blosser of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Blosser failed to testify when FINRA investigated the stockbroker for possible violations of FINRA rules. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No….

Mirsad A. Muharemovic (also known as Mirso Muharemovic), of Staten Island, New York, a stockbroker registered with Arive Capital Markets, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $115,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Muharemovic churned the customer’s account, engaged in excessive trading, and made…

Jason Eric Zwibel (also known as Jay Bell Zwibel), of Wellington, Florida, a stockbroker registered with Garden State Securities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $12,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Zwibel made unsuitable recommendations and breached his fiduciary duties in connection…

Joseph Victor Alhadeff of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $129,524.00 in damages based upon allegations that Alhadeff breached his fiduciary duties, and was otherwise negligent, in connection with the recommendation and…

John Richard Boatright of Duluth, Georgia, a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Boatright failed to respond to FINRA’s request for information in connection with the investigation of Boatright’s sales practices.  FINRA Enforcement No. 2021071440501 (Jan. 18,…

Peter Charlton Budd (also known as Jay Budd) of Morristown, New Jersey, a stockbroker registered with Benjamin F. Edwards Company Inc., has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that Budd failed to pay a $240,000 arbitration award obtained against him by his former…

Julie Lan Cohen of Camarillo, California, a stockbroker registered with Mutual Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action in which the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cohen breached her  fiduciary duties, was negligent, and made misrepresentation and omissions, in violation of Financial Industry Regulatory Authority…

Jonathan Eric Ellefson (also known as Jon Ellefson) of Harker Heights, Texas, a stockbroker registered with Intervest International Equities Corporation, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $373,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Ellefson breached his fiduciary duties, effected…

Bradley Allen Goodbred of Roselle, Illinois, a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim that was settled for $1,225,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Goodbred caused her to execute a document appointing representative as her power of…

Michael Brandon Stalcup, of Little Rock, Arkansas, an investment advisor representative with Magann Capital Corp, is the subject of an enforcement action initiated by Arkansas Securities Department in which the regulator is seeking sanctions against Stalcup based upon allegations that Stalcup made unsuitable recommendations of inverse or leveraged ETFs. (Feb. 11, 2022). Financial Industry Regulatory…

Joseph John Weinrich, of Overland Park, Kansas, a stockbroker registered with Moloney Securities Co. Inc., has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity for thirty days based upon allegations that Weinrich failed to make regulatory disclosures. Case No. 2018058611601 (Feb. 1, 2022). According to…

Robert Steven Weissbein (also known as Bob Weissbein), of Plantation, Florida, a stockbroker registered with First Allied Securities Inc., is 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 based upon allegations that Weissbein made unsuitable recommendations, breached his fiduciary duties,…

Bernard Joseph Audet of Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, a stockbroker currently registered with MML Investors Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $8,000,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Audet made misrepresentations and breached a fiduciary duty in connection with the recommendation and sale…

Charles Thomas Stevens of St. Augustine, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with D.H. Hill Securities LLLP, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $12,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Stevens breached a contract, breached a fiduciary duty, acted negligently, and defrauded the customer with…

Scott S. Niekamp of Chesterfield, Missouri, a stockbroker currently registered with Northwestern Mutual Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $5,000,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Niekamp misled the customer, made false representations, failed to disclose important information about investments,…

Adam Maggio of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $2,087,663.24 in damages based upon allegations that Maggio made unauthorized and unsuitable transactions, churned the customer’s account, acted negligently, and breached a…

Nico Joseph Rutella of Castle Rock, Colorado, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corp, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which settled for $20,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Rutella made omissions and misrepresentations, breached a fiduciary duty, acted negligently, and made unsuitable transactions with regard…

Ariel A. Rivero of Miami, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Jefferies LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $999,999.00 in damages based upon allegations that Rivero made unsuitable transactions, used the customer’s funds without authorization, failed to supervise, and breached a fiduciary…

Brian David Rockowitz of Hauppauge, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim which settled for $19,353.87 in damages based upon allegations that Rockowitz breached a fiduciary duty, breached a contract, and made unsuitable transactions in connection with the recommendation and…

Robert Patrick Macnamee of Red Bank, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $18,840.85 in damages based upon allegations that Macnamee breached a contract, breached a fiduciary duty, and made unsuitable transactions with regard to…

Richard A. Rodriguez Jr. of Fruitland Park, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Concorde Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Rodriguez made misrepresentations, acted negligently, breached a fiduciary duty, breached a contract, and…

Jeffrey Alan Kiesnoski of Jefferson, New York, a stockbroker registered with Concorde Investment Services LLC, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $8,500.00 in damages based upon accusations that Kiesnoski breached a contract and breached a fiduciary duty in connection with the recommendation and sale of…

William Montgomery Cerf (also known as Monty Cerf) of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with UBS Financial Services Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer was awarded $1,109,484.73 in compensatory damages because UBS Financial Services Inc. was held liable on the customer’s…

Ahmad Mohamed Maklouf (also known as Ed Maklouf) of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Management LLC, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $350,343.10 in damages based upon allegations that Maklouf churned accounts, breached a fiduciary duty, made unsuitable and…

John Dennis Lowry of New York, New York, the owner of Spartan Capital Securities LLC, was identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $75,000.00 in damages because Lowry allegedly breached a fiduciary duty and had recommended unsuitable investments while he was registered with Spartan Capital Securities. Financial…

Robin Lee Taliaferro of Solvang, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Boustead Securities LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because he failed to cooperate with a FINRA investigation concerning accusations of Taliaferro’s sales practice violations at Boustead Securities as well as Sutter Securities Incorporated…

Andrew Raymond Scheirer (also known as Andy Haas) of Lake Mary, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Kovack Securities and Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments, was referenced in a customer initiated FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $17,500.00 in damages based upon on the allegations that Kovack failed to supervise and that Scheirer made…

Michael Christopher Martino of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Four Points Capital Partners LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $75,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that Martino provided unsuitable investment advice by Martino from 2014 to 2017 in connection…

Timothy Allen Thelen (also known as Tim Thelen) of Middletown, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Accelerated Capital and Aeon Capital, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $1,500,000.00 in damages supported by accusations of negligence and breach of fiduciary duty relating to private placement…

Antoine Nabih Souma of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with JP Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley, has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Souma provided a customer with misleading and incorrect accounts reports…

Edgar A. Kleydman of Brooklyn, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors LLC (formerly known as AXA), is named in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer received an award of $10,325.32 in damages supported by findings of Kleydman’s sales practice violations. The Statement of Claim alleges negligence,…

Matthew William Crafa of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Royal Alliance Associates Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $525,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, misrepresentation, and the violation of FINRA Rules 2111 and 2110…

Janie Garza-Clark of Scottsdale, Arizona, 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 findings that Garza-Clark failed to testify in an investigation relating to allegations of her activities with a customer during the time that Garza-Clark…

Steven Andrew Greer of Charlotte, North Carolina, a stockbroker formerly registered with GF Investment Services LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related civil lawsuit where the customer requested $25,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of unsuitable recommendations by Greer concerning direct participation programs, business development corporations, real estate securities, and fixed annuities during…

Clifford Ronald Reid of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Reid Rudiger LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $21,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that Reid breached a fiduciary duty to the customer in reference to stock and over-the-counter equities trades…

Christopher John Shaw (also known as Chris John Shaw), a stockbroker formerly registered with Kalos Capital, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $25,000.00 on June 30, 2021, supported by accusations of breach of fiduciary duty relating to illiquid and risky alternative investments, including non-traded…

Richard Mark Braverman (also known as Rich Braverman) of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, a stockbroker formerly registered with Geneos Wealth Management Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $275,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that Braverman provided unsuitable advice to the customer regarding direct participation program…

Michael Fasciglione of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $95,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Fasciglione made misrepresentations to the customer regarding stocks during the time that he was employed by Aegis Capital…

Dustin Paul Shafer of Springfield, Illinois, a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $45,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that the customer was placed into unsuitable direct participation program interests or limited partnership interests when Shafer was employed…

Thomas Edison Kelly of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $20,651.79 in damages based upon accusations of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and unsuitable transactions by Kelly when he was associated…

Randy Lee Birkinbine, of North Oaks, Minnesota, a stockbroker formerly registered with Ausdal Financial Partners Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of breach of fiduciary duty concerning Birkinbine’s private placements when he was employed by Ausdal Financial Partners. Financial…

Ricky Alan Mantei (also known as Ricky Alan Mantel), a stockbroker and branch manager of Centaurus Financial, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that between 2013 and 2019, misrepresentations and unsuitable trades were made at Centaurus Financial. Financial…

Michael Gerard Tate (also known as Mike Tate) of San Mateo, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Securian Financial Services Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim which was settled for $37,500.00 in damages supported by accusations of Tate making an unsuitable sale of a variable annuity to the…

Nicholas James Schiano of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $350,343.10 in damages founded on accusations that the customer’s account was churned and that unauthorized trades were made by Schiano during…

Mark Alan Kemp of Corpus Christi, Texas, a stockbroker currently registered with McNally Financial Services Corporation, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $370,006.75 in damages based upon accusations of fraud and the violation of federal and Texas securities laws concerning mutual fund and direct…

William Michael Robertson of Deer Park, Texas, a stockbroker formerly registered with First Allied Securities Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of negligence and breach of contract in regard to real estate security transactions executed by Robertson during…

Michael Anthony Valdini, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $1,277,631.00 in damages founded on allegations of breach of contract and violations of both FINRA and SEC rules concerning over-the-counter equities…

John Dennis Lowry, of New York, New York, a stockbroker and Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Capital Securities, is referenced in another customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages supported by allegations including failure to supervise, unauthorized trading, misrepresentation, unsuitability, breach of fiduciary duty, and churning concerning…

William Charles Burks (also known as Bill Burks II), of Flower Mound, Texas, a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $20,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of breach of fiduciary duty by Burks regarding a real estate…

Mark Katz, of San Diego, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Hilltop Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on February 18, 2020, where the customer sought $357,000.00 in damages supported by accusations of breach of fiduciary duty and misrepresentation by Katz concerning the customer’s investments at Hilltop Securities….

Marcello Lattuca, of Massapequa, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with NBC Securities Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $75,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of elder abuse and breach of fiduciary duty pertaining to real estate security and stock transactions executed by Lattuca between 2012…

Brandon Carl Rudolph, of Las Vegas, Nevada, a stockbroker formerly registered with Chelsea Financial Services, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on November 1, 2021, in which the customer requested $96,500.00 in damages supported by allegations of Rudolph engaging in private securities transactions including a promissory note sale when he…

Robert Brian Wolfe, of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Goldman Sachs Co. LLC, was discharged as a stockbroker on September 30, 2021, founded on accusations of Wolfe’s handling of customer complaints without notifying Goldman Sachs Financial Management. Wolfe was also accused of activities relating to customer communications centered around market valuations and…

Austin Richard Dutton Jr. (also known as Austin Richard Duttin), of Doylestown, Pennsylvania, a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $100,001.00 in damages based upon allegations that Dutton breached a fiduciary duty and breached a contract relating…

Daniel Della Rosa, of Tampa, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Corinthian Partners LLC, has been issued a Decision and Order of Offer of Settlement by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Office of Hearing Officers where Della Rosa has been barred from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity based on findings that he…

Robert Patrick MacNamee, of Red Bank, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $190,873.62 in damages founded on accusations of MacNamee’s unsuitable investment recommendations concerning the customer’s account at Aegis Capital Corp. Financial Industry Regulatory…

Robert Anthony Guidicipietro (also known as Robert A. Peters), of Bay Ridge, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Arive Capital Markets, has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Guidicipietro made excessive and unsuitable trades in…

Gregory Jon Williams (also known as Greg Williams), of Greenwood Village, Colorado, a stockbroker formerly registered with Forta Financial Group Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $30,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of the violation of federal and state securities laws concerning…

Darren Michael Kubiak, of Alpharetta, Georgia, a stockbroker formerly registered with Kalos Capital Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $1,000,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of breach of fiduciary duty and the violation of securities laws regarding preferred stock, real estate security, and…

Lawrence John Fawcett Jr. (also known as Larry Fawcett), of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer was awarded $545,727.12 in compensatory damages based upon WestPark Capital being found liable on the customer’s causes of action,…

Eric Peter Weschke, of Setauket, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Kalos Capital Inc., is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $138,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of negligence and unsuitable alternative investment transactions by Weschke during the time that he was associated with…

Brenda Louise Labar, of Redlands, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with MSI Financial Services, is identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was settled on May 12, 2020, to resolve accusations of Labar’s misrepresentations to the customer relating to a variable annuity sale when Labar was employed by MSI Financial Services. Financial…

Clifford Edward Bryan III, of Merrillville, Indiana, a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $695,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that Bryan failed to supervise a stockbroker’s recommendations in a customer’s account at Wells Fargo Clearing Services….

Murray Todd Petersen (also known as Todd Petersen), of Roseville, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with SCF Securities Inc. and WFG Investments Inc., has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he engaged in outside business activities and private securities transactions. Letter of…

Laurence Jordan Russo (also known as Larry Russo and as Jordan Russo), of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $37,500.00 in damages supported by accusations that Russo breached a fiduciary duty while he was…

Levert Caldwell (also known as Lee Caldwell and Trey Caldwell), of Red Bank New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $461,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of unsuitable and excessive trading by Caldwell during…

Michael Philip Capolongo, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $330,113.00 in damages based on allegations that Capolongo breached a fiduciary duty regarding common and preferred stock transactions during the period that he…

Thomas Duggan, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $7,500.00 in damages based on allegations of excessive trading by Duggan while he was employed by Aegis Capital Corp. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)…

David John Melilli of Moorestown, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Cambridge Investment Research Inc., has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Melilli executed unauthorized trades in a customer’s account during the time that he was associated with Sagepoint Financial Inc….

Yann C. Faho (also known as Jann C. Faho and as John Faho), of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $180,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of unsuitable trading by Faho which…

Rafael Alberto Gonzalez, of Coral Gables, Florida, a stockbroker currently registered with Morgan Stanley, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $78,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that Gonzalez provided unsuitable recommendations to the customer regarding closed-end funds during the time that he was associated with…

Scott Cory Ente of Syosset New York a stockbroker currently registered with David Lerner Associates is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought between $100,000.00 and $500,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of Ente misrepresenting information pertaining to Puerto Rico bonds when he was employed by…

Sebastian Wyczawski of Manorville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for five months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Wyczawski made unsuitable recommendations to customers while he was associated with Joseph Stone Capital….

Mark Alan Haenny of Loveland Colorado a stockbroker formerly registered with First Allied Securities Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $55,000.00 in damages based upon accusations including negligence and unsuitable recommendations by Haenny as it pertained to LPs and DPPs during the period that…

Damian Marlon Bell of Daphne Alabama a stockbroker formerly registered with WFG Investments Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $50,000.00 in damages supported by accusations of breach of contract and breach of fiduciary duty regarding direct investments, including direct participation programs and limited…

Mark Sam Kolta of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought compensatory damages based on accusations of them being placed into unsuitable real estate security products by Kolta when he was employed by National…

Dennis Daniel Herrera of Miami Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Laidlaw Company (UK) Ltd. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $139,399.00 in damages supported by accusations that Herrera breached a fiduciary duty and breached a contract during the period that he was employed…

Murray Todd Petersen (also known as Todd Petersen) of Roseville California a stockbroker formerly registered with SCF Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $77,500.00 in damages supported by accusations of breach of fiduciary duty and fraud as it pertained to an outside…

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