James Robert Pecoraro of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity based upon allegations that Pecoraro engaged in quantitatively unsuitable excesive trading in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2017056820701 (Aug….

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…

Michael Christopher Venturino of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is referenced in an enforcement action initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) where the regulator is seeking sanctions against Venturino based upon allegations that Venturino committed fraud and made excessive and unsuitable transactions in Aegis Capital Corp customer accounts….

Franz Helmut Lambert II of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management 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 because he effected unsuitable and excessive trades in a customer’s Worden Capital Management account. Letter…

Thomas Duggan of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, was referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $7,500.00 in damages based upon accusations that Duggan made excessive and unauthorized trades while he was registered with Aegis Capital Corp. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority…

Lawrence John Fawcett (also known as Larry Fawcett Jr.) of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital and Salomon Whitney Financial, has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member supported by allegations that Lawrence failed to pay an arbitration award to an investor. FINRA Public Disclosure  …

Philip Marchese of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, has been suspended for twelve months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Marchese made unsuitable recommendations to a customer when Marchese was employed by Spartan Capital. Letter of…

Scott Neil Hananel of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for 15 months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Hananel engaged in unsuitable and excessive trading when he was associated with Aegis Capital…

Francis Joseph Velten (also known as Frank Velten) of New Port Richey, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Summit Brokerage Services Inc., has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with failing to cooperate in a FINRA investigation into accusations of Velten’s churning of customer accounts when he was employed by…

Patrick Nicholas Teutonico of Seaford, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Network 1 Financial Securities, has been suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Teutonico made excessive and unsuitable trades during the time that he was associated with Network 1…

Marc Augustus Reda of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he churned investor accounts and made unauthorized trades when he was employed by Spartan Capital Securities. Department of Enforcement…

Arkady Ginsburg of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp, has been suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings of his excessive trading in customers’ accounts during the time that he was employed by Aegis Capital Corp….

John Anthony Orlando of Melbourne Beach, Florida, a stockbroker currently registered with SW Financial LLC, is the subject of a FINRA investigation where FINRA has recommended that Orlando face disciplinary action founded on accusations of his violation of federal securities laws and FINRA rules. FINRA Investigation No. 20190636333 (February 22, 2022). According to FINRA Public…

Albert Foronda of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim where the customer sought $36,836.24 in damages founded on accusations of unauthorized and unsuitable trading by Foronda concerning a private placement when Foronda was registered with Spartan Capital…

Serge Parakhnevich (also known as Serge Parker) of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with PHX Financial Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim which was settled for $14,999.00 in damages based upon accusations of breach of fiduciary duty by Parakhnevich concerning over-the-counter equities executed in the…

Jason Andrew Wilk (also known as Jason A. Wilks) of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Wilk failed to testify in a FINRA investigation regarding allegations of his excessive…

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…

William Nicholas Athas, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management and KC Ward Financial, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement issued by FINRA Office of Hearing Officers. Department of Enforcement v. William…

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…

Jonathan Michael Ebel, of Hauppauge, New York, 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 $30,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of excessive and unsuitable trading in the customer’s account by Ebel during the time that he…

Adam Maggio, of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker currently 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 principal capacity supported by findings that he failed to supervise a stockbroker which resulted in excessive trading in customer…

Daniel James O’Neill (also known as Dan O’Neill and as Daniel James Oneill), of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, has been issued an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) where O’Neill has been suspended from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity based…

Joseph Albert Ambrosole, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 30, 2021, where the customer sought $853,231.33 in damages founded on accusations of unsuitable trading of over-the-counter equities by Ambrosole between February of 2021 and May…

Anthony Joseph Graziano, of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any supervisory capacity supported by findings that he failed to supervise a stockbroker who made excessive trades in…

Joseph Michael Fedorko Jr, of Greenwich, Connecticut, a stockbroker formerly registered with Laidlaw Company (UK) Ltd., has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for ten months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings of Fedorko’s excessive and unsuitable trading while he was employed by Laidlaw Company. Letter…

David Khezri, of Hauppauge, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Network 1 Financial Securities Inc. and Worden Capital Management LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he hindered a FINRA investigation into accusations of his unsuitable investment advice to investors….

Peter N. Girgis, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he excessively traded in customer accounts during the time that he was…

Douglas Jarrett Rosenberg, of Hauppauge, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, has been suspended for seven months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings of Rosenberg making unsuitable and excessive trades in the accounts of three Joseph Stone Capital customers. Letter…

Michael Christopher Venturino, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is identified in a FINRA investigation. Case No. 20210703375 (September 13, 2021). FINRA is contemplating taking disciplinary action against Venturino for potentially making excessive trades in customer accounts when he was registered with Aegis Capital Corp. According to FINRA…

Stephen Sloane, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages supported by accusations that Sloane provided unsuitable investment recommendations regarding government debt investments when he was employed by WestPark Capital. Financial…

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…

Jamal Hiram Sampson (also known as Jay Sampson), of Red Bank, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $146,599.00 in damages founded on accusations of excessive turnover and commissions because of Sampson’s stock…

Keith Lawton James Connolly, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $45,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of unsuitable trading by Connolly during the period that he was registered with Aegis Capital Corp. Financial…

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….

Michael James May of Mineola New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Stone Capital 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 of his excessive and unsuitable trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and…

Leonard Joseph Marzocco (also known as Lenny Marzocco and Len Marzocco) of Nesconset New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Woodstock Financial Group has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Marzocco made unsuitable recommendations to a…

Scott Neil Hananel of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages founded upon accusations that Hananel executed unsuitable securities transactions during the time that he was associated with Aegis Capital Corp. Financial…

Jason Andrew Wilk (also known as Jason Andrew Wilks) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with failing to comply with an investigation into accusations of his excessive trading in customer accounts when he was registered with Worden Capital…

Stephen James Sullivan (also known as Stephen Sullivan) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation is referenced in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which he might face disciplinary action from the regulator based on allegations of defrauding customers by churning their accounts and making excessive trades….

Kim Marie Monchik (also known as Kim Marie Amendola) of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which FINRA believes that Monchik should face disciplinary action based on potential violations of its rules relating to customer disputes….

Thomas Boley Hunt of Twin Falls Idaho a stockbroker currently registered with Wells Fargo Advisors is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $20,000.00 in damages on July 22, 2020 supported by allegations that Hunt’s transactions at Wells Fargo Advisors were not suitable for the customer. Hunt has…

Arthur Mel Coffey (also known as Mel Coffey) of Miller Place New York a stockbroker currently registered with SW Financial is referenced in a FINRA investigation which may lead to Department of Enforcement bringing a disciplinary action against him for possibly churning customer accounts and making unsuitable trades in violation of FINRA rules. FINRA Case…

Blake H. Kiernan of Melville New York a stockbroker registered with Four Points Capital Partners LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded upon allegations that Kiernan did not comply with a FINRA Arbitration Award in which he was required to pay a customer $69,250.00…

James Edward Lyons of Shreveport Louisiana a stockbroker formerly registered with Raymond James Associates Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,000,000.00 in damages founded on allegations of Lyons’ unsuitable trading of sector-specific investments and direct investments while he was associated with Raymond James…

David Khezri of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management and Network 1 Financial Securities Inc. is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator recommended that Khezri face disciplinary action for possible violations of FINRA rules and securities laws pertaining to excessive and unsuitable…

Donald Joseph Fowler of Rockville Center New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Fowler churned and excessively traded the accounts of four of his customers. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent…

Douglas Anthony Leone of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Salomon Whitney Financial and Newport Coast Securities has been fined $185,000.00 and barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to a Securities and Exchange Commission Opinion in which SEC affirmed a FINRA National Adjudicatory Council’s…

Sonia Balfour-Fears (also known as Sonia Delores Balfour and as Sonia D. Fears) of Atlanta Georgia a stockbroker formerly registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Incorporated is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought compensatory damages founded on accusations that Balfour-Fears made misrepresentations to the…

David John Strnad of Franklin Tennessee a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley has been suspended as a stockbroker between July 1, 2019 and December 31, 2020 by Florida Office of Financial Regulation based upon Strnad being sanctioned by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for unauthorized trading. Case No. 249967-19-AG. FINRA Public Disclosure shows that…

Wilfredo Felix Jr. of New York New York the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Primex Prime Electronic Execution Inc. (Primex) has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he failed to comply with FINRA while investigated regarding the securities broker…

Henry Bones II of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity based upon findings that Bones failed to supervise a Worden Capital Management stockbroker who made unsuitable investment recommendations to…

Daniel James O’Neill (also known as Dan O’Neill) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement in a Complaint alleging that O’Neill executed unsuitable trades and engaged in excessive trading at Aegis Capital Corp. Department of Enforcement v. Daniel…

Jeffrey Allen Baber of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $95,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of unsuitable transactions being effected in the customer’s account and First Standard Financial Company…

Roy Joseph Failla of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company LLC has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for 45 days from being a stockbroker in New Jersey according to a Consent Order containing findings that Failla executed unsuitable and excessive trades in customer accounts while Failla was associated…

Kishan Parikh (also known as Sean Parikh) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings of Parikh’s excessive and unsuitable trading in customer accounts resulting in losses. Department…

Douglas Edward Szempruch of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been suspended for twelve months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he excessively traded in customer accounts at Aegis Capital Corp and made misleading statements to customers relating…

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….

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….

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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)….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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….

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…

Alec C. Franks of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he did not comply with FINRA during the course of its investigation into allegations of his excessive…

Garland Sean James (also known as Gary James) a stockbroker formerly registered with Garden State Securities and Global Arena Capital Corp has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that he neglected to cooperate with the terms of a FINRA Arbitration Award in which…

Michael Frank Paesano of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought unspecified damages founded on accusations that trades were executed in the customer’s account in excessive amounts between July of 2014 and December of 2016 while…

Integrity Brokerage Services a securities broker dealer headquartered in Indianapolis Indiana, its Chief Executive Officer Joshua Helme, stockbroker Andrea Wood and stockbroker Marc Nathan Jaffe have been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in a Complaint alleging that Marc Jaffe engaged in securities business at Integrity Brokerage Services while he was disqualified and that…

Yousuf Saljooki (also known as Joseph Saljooki and as Joe Saljooki) a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial (Salomon Whitney Financial) is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $97,292.27 in compensatory damages and unspecified punitive damages based upon allegations that the customer had been defrauded by…

Andrew Vincent LaBarbera of Dix Hills New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Titus Rockefeller LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $23,793.00 in damages founded on accusations that the customer’s account was churned and that a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer had…

Sam Aziz (also known as Sam Azizieh and as Sam Yehya) of Dublin Ohio a stockbroker formerly registered with Coastal Equities Inc. is the subject of a Ohio Division of Securities Order in which his stockbroker registration has been revoked based upon allegations that (1) Aziz effected trades that were not suitable for a customer…

Peter George Ruggiere of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker currently registered with Dawson James Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $10,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of misrepresentations concerning stock purchased for the customer’s account during the time that Ruggiere was associated with Dawson…

Clifford Ronald Reid of New York New York a stockbroker currently employed by Reid Rudiger LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $220,542.00 in damages founded on accusations of false or misleading statements being made to the customer in regard to common and preferred stock and…

Leslie Anne Juron of Sarasota Florida a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Wells Fargo Clearing Services has been identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 22, 2019 where the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that the customer had been overcharged by Juron on investments held…

Craig Landon Siegel of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Portfolio Advisors Alliance LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that Siegel failed to furnish information to FINRA that was requested of him through a formal inquiry. Case No….

Terry Au of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by WestPark Capital Inc. has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $125,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer was breached by Au in regard to the customer’s…

Frank Venturelli (also known as Frank Vaughn) of Bay Ridge New York a stockbroker formerly associated with First Standard Financial Company has been suspended for 11 months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by consenting to findings that he facilitated excessive transactions in customer accounts during the…

Joseph Kelly (also known as Joe Kelly) of New York New York a stockbroker currently associated with Spartan Capital Securities Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $23,695.00 in damages supported by allegations of misrepresentation and bad investment recommendations by Kelly during the period in…

Mark Katz of San Diego California a stockbroker formerly associated with Hilltop Securities Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related complaint on February 18, 2020 in which the customer requested $357,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of unauthorized and excessive trading in the customer’s account by Katz which caused the Hilltop Securities…

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