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Another Worden Capital Stockbroker Investigated For Churning

July 07, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Over Concentration, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Another Worden Capital Stockbroker Investigated For Churning

William Nicholas Athas of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator has determined that Department of Enforcement should pursue disciplinary action against Athas for potentially churning investor accounts and for making unsuitable investment recommendations. Case No. […]

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Spartan Capital Stockbroker Charged With Churning Customer Accounts

July 07, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading   |   Comments Off on Spartan Capital Stockbroker Charged With Churning Customer Accounts

Marc Augustus Reda of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with recommending unsuitable transactions for 66 customer accounts at Spartan Capital Securities and for churning those accounts. Department of Enforcement v. Marc Augustus Reda Complaint No. […]

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First Standard Financial Stockbroker Sanctioned For Fraud

July 07, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on First Standard Financial Stockbroker Sanctioned For Fraud

Andre Pierre Davis of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company LLC has been issued a Summary Revocation and Penalty Order by New Jersey Bureau of Securities in which his stockbroker registration has been revoked and he has been fined $1,000,000.00 based upon findings of Davis making unsuitable and […]

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FINRA Charges MML Stockbroker With Obstruction

May 31, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Investment and Regulatory News, Non-traded REITs, Unauthorized Trading   |   Comments Off on FINRA Charges MML Stockbroker With Obstruction

Adam Gerard Belardino of Elmsford New York a stockbroker formerly registered with MML Investors Services has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with failing to cooperate with an investigation in which he was being examined for possible excessive trading in customer accounts. Department of Enforcement v. Adam Gerald Belardino Disciplinary Proceeding No. 2019062347102 […]

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FINRA Sanctions Another Stockbroker In Shuttered Boilerroom Operation

May 31, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, Failure To Supervise, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on FINRA Sanctions Another Stockbroker In Shuttered Boilerroom Operation

Carl George Antaki of Syosset New York a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he made unsuitable investment recommendations in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance […]

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Guiliano Law Group Wins $1.9 Million Arbitration Award

May 28, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Churning, Excessive Trading, Failure To Supervise, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading   |   Comments Off on Guiliano Law Group Wins $1.9 Million Arbitration Award

PHILADELPHIA (May 27, 2021). The Guiliano Law Group is pleased to announce that a FINRA Securties Arbitration Panel, siting in Atlanta, after a series of lengthy hearings last month, rendered an Final Award in the amount of $1,978,713 for our clients in 18-04008 Executed Award. The Award includes interest, costs and attorney’s fees of $328,540, […]

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LPL Stockbroker Sanctioned By FINRA For Customer Loan

May 15, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Customer Loans, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on LPL Stockbroker Sanctioned By FINRA For Customer Loan

Elias Moses Hakimian (also known as Elias Moses Lopez-Hakimian) of Seal Beach California a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he borrowed an LPL Financial customer’s funds in […]

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Aegis Stockbroker Charged With Excessive Trading

March 31, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading   |   Comments Off on Aegis Stockbroker Charged With Excessive Trading

Kishan Parikh (also known as Sean Parikh) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with executing unsuitable, excessive and unauthorized trades in the accounts of Aegis Capital Corp customers. Department of Enforcement v. Kishan Parikh Disciplinary Proceeding […]

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Investors File FINRA Securities Arbitration Claim Against Morgan Stanley For Excessive Trading

March 08, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Structured Products   |   Comments Off on Investors File FINRA Securities Arbitration Claim Against Morgan Stanley For Excessive Trading

Jeffrey Neil Cadan of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages based upon accusations that between July of 2014 and December of 2016, excessive trades had been effected in the customer’s […]

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First Standard Stockbroker Sanctioned For Excessive Trading

February 16, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Elder Financial Abuse, Excessive Trading, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on First Standard Stockbroker Sanctioned For Excessive Trading

Christian Frank Lucchetto of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he excessively traded in the account of a First Standard Financial […]

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Aegis Stockbroker Sanctioned For Excessive Trading

February 16, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Aegis Stockbroker Sanctioned For Excessive Trading

Anthony Tricarico of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he made unsuitable trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. […]

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Worden Capital CEO Sanctioned For Failure To Supervise

February 01, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, Failure To Supervise, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Worden Capital CEO Sanctioned For Failure To Supervise

Worden Capital Management LLC (WCM) and Chief Executive Officer Jaime John Worden have been sanctioned by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) supported by findings that WCM and Jaime Worden failed to supervise the suitability of customer transactions and neglected to ensure the public disclosure of customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claims alleging sales […]

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Spencer-Winston Stockbroker Investigated By FINRA

February 01, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Spencer-Winston Stockbroker Investigated By FINRA

Ezri Shechter (also known as Eddie Shechter) of Jersey City New Jersey a stockbroker registered with Spencer-Winston Securities Corporation is referenced in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation on June 17, 2020 in which Shechter’s activities with a customer are being reviewed for possible FINRA violations. FINRA Case No. 20190646958. FINRA Public Disclosure confirms […]

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FINRA Bars Aegis Stockbroker For Churning

February 01, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars Aegis Stockbroker For Churning

Steven Robert Luftschein (also known as Steven Lerner) a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member according to an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement issued by FINRA Office of Hearing Officers who found that Luftschein had churned customers’ accounts and had made […]

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Investors File Arbitration Claim Against PHX Financial

February 01, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Investors File Arbitration Claim Against PHX Financial

Solomon David Krispeal (also known as David Krispeal) of Hauppauge New York a stockbroker formerly registered with PHX Financial Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $650,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of unsuitable options, stock and over-the-counter equities being sold to the customer by […]

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Joseph Stone Stockbroker Charged By SEC With Fraud

January 19, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Joseph Stone Stockbroker Charged By SEC With Fraud

Ross Adam Barish of Mineola New York a stockbroker currently registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC has been charged by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with taking part in an excessive trading scheme to defraud investors. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Ross Barish Case No. 1:20-cv-06437 (Aug. 13, 2020). According to the Complaint, while Barish […]

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Spartan Stockbroker Investigated By FINRA For Churning

January 03, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Spartan Stockbroker Investigated By FINRA For Churning

Christopher George Orlando of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a FINRA investigation where the regulator recommended for Orlando to face disciplinary action by FINRA Department of Enforcement for allegedly trading on an excessive basis in customer accounts. Case No. 20170564326 (Sept. 18, 2020). […]

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SW Stockbroker Investigated For Excessive Trading

January 03, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on SW Stockbroker Investigated For Excessive Trading

Peter N. Girgis of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with SW Financial is referenced in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation on September 15, 2020 where Girgis may face disciplinary action from FINRA Department of Enforcement based on accusations of unsuitability and excessive trading by the stockbroker. According to FINRA Public […]

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Legend Securities Named In Securities Arbitration Claim By Investors For Churning

January 03, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Legend Securities Named In Securities Arbitration Claim By Investors For Churning

Anthony Fusco of New York New York a former stockbroker and Chief Executive Officer of Legend Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $345,369.00 in damages supported by accusations of Fusco failing to supervise Legend stockbrokers who executed unsuitable transactions in the […]

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FINRA Finally Bars Global Arena Stockbroker In Boilerroom Bond Scam

December 22, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Bond Fraud, Churning, Elder Financial Abuse, Excessive Markups, Excessive Trading, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on FINRA Finally Bars Global Arena Stockbroker In Boilerroom Bond Scam

Jonah Engler (also known as Jonah Engler-Silberman) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Global Arena Capital Corp has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he failed to pay a customer compensatory damages after being found liable for sales […]

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Investors File FINRA Securities Arbitration Claim Aegis For Excessive Trading

December 07, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Investors File FINRA Securities Arbitration Claim Aegis For Excessive Trading

Cory David Bataan of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that trades were effected in the customer’s account on an excessive and unsuitable basis by Bataan during the time […]

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Laidlaw Company Bring FINRA Arbitration Claim Against By Investors For Churning

December 01, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Excessive Trading, Securities Arbitration Claims   |   Comments Off on Laidlaw Company Bring FINRA Arbitration Claim Against By Investors For Churning

Joseph Michael Fedorko Junior of Greenwich Connecticut a stockbroker currently employed by Laidlaw Company (UK) Ltd. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $1,700,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of unauthorized and unsuitable trading by Fedorko causing the customer to incur losses on equities and private […]

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Investors Bring FINRA Arbitration Claim Against Alexander Capital For Failure To Supervise

November 30, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Failure To Supervise, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Investors Bring FINRA Arbitration Claim Against Alexander Capital For Failure To Supervise

Barry Todd Eisenberg of New York New York a stockbroker and branch manager formerly registered with Alexander Capital LP is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $606,046.00 in damages based upon allegations that Eisenberg failed to supervise stockbrokers who executed inappropriate stock transactions in at least […]

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FINRA Bars McNally Stockbroker In Investigation

November 30, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars McNally Stockbroker In Investigation

Lawrence Burton Goldstein (also known as Larry Goldstein) of Sparks Nevada a stockbroker formerly registered with McNally Financial Services Corporation has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Goldstein obstructed a FINRA investigation into allegations of his potential excessive and unsuitable trading in […]

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Investors Bring FINRA Arbitration Claim Against Joseph Stone For Churning

November 04, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Securities Arbitration Claims   |   Comments Off on Investors Bring FINRA Arbitration Claim Against Joseph Stone For Churning

Peter Joseph Mirenda of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $216,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that trades were effected in the customer’s account on an excessive basis and that securities laws were […]

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FINRA Sanctions Network 1 Stockbroker For Churning

November 04, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Securities Arbitration Claims, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on FINRA Sanctions Network 1 Stockbroker For Churning

Donatas Belys Vildzius (also known as Donatas Vildzins and as Donatus Vildzins) of Danbury Connecticut a stockbroker formerly employed by Network 1 Financial Securities Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Vildzius executed excessive trades in customer accounts […]

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FINRA Bars Another SW Financial Stockbroker

November 04, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Boilerroom Sales, Churning, Customer Loans, Securities Arbitration Claims   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars Another SW Financial Stockbroker

Christopher Anthony Fernan of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Salomon Whitney Financial (SW Financial) has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he neglected to testify for FINRA during the period that he was under investigation for a customer complaint. […]

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Another Spartan Stockbroker Investigated For Unauthorized Trading

November 04, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Securities Arbitration Claims, Unauthorized Trading   |   Comments Off on Another Spartan Stockbroker Investigated For Unauthorized Trading

Marc Augustus Reda of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been referenced in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator has made an initial determination for Reda to face disciplinary action supported by accusations of Reda effecting trades in customer accounts on an […]

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Capital City Securities Sanctioned For The Failure To Supervise Keener

October 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Failure To Supervise, Securities Arbitration Claims, Unauthorized Trading, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Capital City Securities Sanctioned For The Failure To Supervise Keener

Capital City Securities LLC a securities broker dealer headquartered in Powell Ohio has been censured by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) based upon findings that Capital City failed to supervise the suitability of trades that its stockbrokers effected in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. […]

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Monmouth Capital Stockbroker Sanctioned For Churning Investor Accounts

October 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Churning, Excessive Trading, Securities Arbitration Claims, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Monmouth Capital Stockbroker Sanctioned For Churning Investor Accounts

Robert Steven Meyer of Holmdel New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered Monmouth Capital Management (MCM) has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Meyer effected transactions in customer accounts on an excessive and unsuitable basis. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and […]

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