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…

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…

William Sideny Friedman of Boca Raton, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Pinnacle Investments, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $50,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that Friedman breached a fiduciary duty and made unauthorized trades when he was registered with Pinnacle Investments, Woodstock…

Mark Fallon Kregor of Louisville, Kentucky, a stockbroker formerly registered with Robert W. Baird Co. Incorporated, has been permitted to resign as a stockbroker on July 15, 2021, following a disciplinary action brought by Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions. Kregor was fined $32,000.00 and suspended by the Kentucky regulator from doing securities business in the…

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…

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,…

John Joseph Conroy of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Andrew Garrett Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $14,999.00 in damages supported by allegations of negligence and fraud as it pertained to stock trades executed in the customer’s account while Conroy…

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…

Ahmet Kildis (also known as Matt Kildis), of Bayonet Point, Florida, was named in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the FINRA Arbitration Panel ordered the modification of beneficiaries on a SunTrust investment account and ordered Kildis and SunTrust to pay $18,207.45 in costs based upon causes of action including breach…

Jonathan David Cummings, of Hurst, Texas, a stockbroker formerly registered with Securities America Inc. and Investacorp Inc., is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $35,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of negligence as it pertained to alternative investments, including a real estate security transaction effected…

Daniel James Lauletta, of Broadview Heights, Ohio, a stockbroker formerly registered with MSI Financial Services Inc., is identified in a customer initiated investment related civil lawsuit which was resolved for $1,150,000.00 in damages on December 10, 2021, based upon accusations of Lauletta’s deceptive sales tactics and negligence as it pertained to insurance policies sold by…

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…

John R. Mateyko, of Rolling Meadows, Illinois, a stockbroker formerly registered with World Equity Group, Inc., is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Mateyko made misrepresentations regarding business development programs and real estate investment trusts between 2014 and 2018…

Peter Vincent Ianace, of Frisco, Texas, a stockbroker formerly registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Incorporated, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $18,000,000.00 in damages supported by accusations of misrepresentation and unsuitable recommendations by Ianace between February of 2013 and December of 2019…

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…

Robert Mark Star of Bluffton South Carolina a stockbroker currently registered with IBN Financial Services Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $500,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of a breach of fiduciary duty by Star during the period that he was registered with…

Dustin Paul Shafer of Springfield Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with Money Concepts Capital Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $150,000.00 in damages supported by accusations of unsuitable direct participation program interests and limited partnership interests for their account during the time that…

Sheldon Robert Bender (also known as Shelly R. Bender) of Deerfield Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with Securian Financial Services is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on November 24, 2020 in which the customer sought $15,000.00 in damages founded on allegations of inappropriate advice by Bender as it pertained to the…

Jordan Stuart Berlin of Bedford Corners New York a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of FSC Securities Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $87,500.00 in damages based on allegations of negligence concerning real estate investment trusts (REITs) that Berlin sold while he was employed…

Allan Perry Montalbano of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Four Points Capital Partners LLC and Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $543,163.00 in damages founded on accusations that they had received unsuitable investment recommendations from Montalbano…

Todd Michael Ellentuck of Morristown New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 6, 2020  in which the customer requested $420,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that a contract between the customer and the securities broker dealer had been breached and…

Richard Anthony Rodriguez  of Fruitland Park Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Concorde Investment Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $150,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that the customer sustained losses on direct participation program interests or limited partnerships interests because of…

Richard Lyndon Brown of Farmingdale New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Arive Capital Markets and Chelsea Financial Services has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that Brown neglected to cooperate with a FINRA Arbitration Award where he was ordered to pay a…

James Joseph Zegers of Albany New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Voya Financial Advisors Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $34,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that the customer was negligently placed in NorthStar REIT while Zegers was associated with Voya Financial Advisors. Financial…

Ken Alan Balser of Colorado Springs Colorado a stockbroker formerly registered with Cetera Advisors LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $35,695.00 in damages based upon accusations of Balser breaching a fiduciary duty do the customer and having defrauded the customer while employed by Cetera Advisors…

Dennis Patrick Thurman of Sioux Falls South Dakota a stockbroker registered with First Allied Securities and investment adviser representative of Arete Wealth Management LLC is identified in a customer initiated investment related complaint on March 15, 2019 in which the customer sought $11,997.97 in damages supported by accusations that a contract had been breached and…

Barry David Abrams of Marlton New Jersey a stockbroker formerly employed by Ameriprise Financial Services is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $20,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer had been placed into unsuitable investments including Corporate Capital Trust and FS Energy and Power (FSEP) which…

James Bernis Lunsford (also known as Jim Lunsford) a stockbroker formerly employed by Mid Atlantic Capital Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that the customer’s account was negligently supervised at Mid Atlantic Capital Corporation and that misrepresentations and…

Andrew Bruce Elsoffer of Pepper Pike Ohio a stockbroker formerly registered with Stifel Nicolaus Company is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $250,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer had been breached by the stockbroker and that…

Travis Justin Lippmann of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $55,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that the customer’s losses had been caused by negligence and the breach of a fiduciary by Lippmann in…

David Wayne Krumrey of The Woodlands Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Oppenheimer Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $300,000.00 in damages based upon accusations including breach of fiduciary by Krumrey as it pertained to equity transactions effected in the customer’s account between January…

Thomas Duggan of Melville New York a stockbroker currently employed by Aegis Capital Corp has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,079,155.08 in damages founded on accusations of elder abuse relating to the customer’s investments between 2017 and 2019 while Duggan was employed by Aegis Capital Corp….

Jeffrey Allen Baber of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker and investment adviser representative formerly registered with First Standard Financial Company is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested unspecified damages based upon allegations that unsuitable equities transactions had been executed by Baber at First Standard Financial…

William Louis Baumner IV (also known as Bill Baumner) of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Buckman Buckman Reid Inc. has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $67,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that the customer was provided with unsuitable investment advice pertaining to a…

Martin Joseph Noonan Jr. of El Segundo California a stockbroker formerly registered with BMA Securities LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he failed to cooperate with FINRA personnel who were investigating accusations that Noonan engaged in excessive and…

Robert Scott Smith of Newberg Oregon a stockbroker formerly associated with Concorde Investment Services has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $360,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that the customer had been defrauded by investing in private placements through Smith during the period in which the…

Andrew Raymond Scheirer II (also known as Andy Haas) of Lake Mary Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with First Allied Securities Inc. and Kovack Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $49,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that a fiduciary duty that was owed to…

David Khezri of Holbrook New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Joseph Stone Capital LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $235,635.00 in damages founded on accusations of negligence and the breach of a fiduciary duty by Khezri as it pertained to stock trades executed in…

John Edward Massa of Staten Island New York a stockbroker associated with Cetera Investment Services has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $20,000.00 in damages supported by allegations including (1) negligence (2) breach of fiduciary duty (3) breach of contract and (4) fraud in violation of Securities…

Allan Perry Montalbano of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly employed by National Securities Corporation and Worden Capital Management LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $160,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of (1) breach of a contract governing the customer’s stock trades at National…

David Michael Murray of New York New York a stockbroker currently employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $174,991.00 in damages founded on accusations of (1) omissions and misrepresentations (2) breach of contract (3) breach of fiduciary duty (4) suitability (5)…

Kenneth Alan Balser of Colorado Springs Colorado a stockbroker formerly employed by Cetera Advisors LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $103,664.82 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the stockbroker’s negligence resulted in the customer’s losses (2) a fiduciary duty was breached by Balser (3)…

George Craig Merhoff Jr. of Klamath Falls Oregon a stockbroker associated with Cetera Advisors LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $43,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of Merhoff’s unsuitable stock trading. FINRA Arbitration No. 20-00551. According to the claim, transactions were negligent and violative…

David Jonathan Bolton of Bowling Green Kentucky a stockbroker formerly registered with Thurston Springer Financial is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on July 9, 2019 where the customer sought $24,770.00 in damages based upon accusations of negligence with respect to mutual funds and annuities purchased and sold by the customer when…

Andrew Scott Corbman of Lansdowne Virginia a stockbroker employed by Kovack Securities Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which has been resolved for $80,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) common or preferred equity stock transactions failed to be adequately supervised by the securities broker dealer (2) transactions…

Luis Currais Lopez of Dorchester Massachusetts a stockbroker formerly employed by Santander Securities LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which has been resolved for $12,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) transactions failed to be adequately supervised by the securities broker dealer (2) false or misleading statements had…

Robert Spencer Cavanagh (also known as Bob Holt) of Syosset New York a stockbroker currently registered with David Lerner Associates Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $38,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) the customer was defrauded by making investments through the stockbroker (2)…

Michael Fisher of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Advisors LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer was awarded $50,000.00 in compensatory damages based upon Wells Fargo Advisors being found liable on the customer’s claims which included that (1) the customer’s account…

Dana Bruce Vietor of Dallas Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with CFD Investments Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $75,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) a contract was breached by the stockbroker or the securities broker dealer (2) fiduciary duties had been breached…

Lance Jeffrey Ziesemer of Wayzata Minnesota a stockbroker formerly registered with Feltl Company is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer was awarded $44,972.00 in compensatory damages based upon Feltl Company being found liable on the customer’s claims which included (1) fraud (2) breach of fiduciary duty (3) breach…

Jason Lyn Figueroa of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with GMS Group LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested 1,000,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s account had been negligently administered (2) municipal debt investment recommendations failed to be suitable…

Michael Anthony Lipscomb of Orlando Florida a stockbroker currently registered with Ameriprise Financial Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer was awarded $40,000.00 in compensatory damages based upon Ameriprise being found liable on the customer’s claims including that (1) fiduciary duties were violated (2) contractual obligations had…

Walter Warren Parker of Rowlett Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Titan Securities is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $10,000.00 in damages on September 20, 2019 supported by accusations that the customer had been inappropriately sold real estate security products and at least four of the customer’s…

Joseph Francis Comiskey Jr. of Ronkonkoma New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $30,313.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary duties owed to the customer had been violated (2) the customer’s account was handled…

John Gerard Forrester Jr. of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker currently registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $55,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2) contractual obligations had been breached and…

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

Robert Steven Weissbein (also known as Bob Weissbein) of Davie Florida a stockbroker currently registered with First Allied Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) the customer’s account was administered negligently during the period in which Weissbein…

David Gene Menashe of Mineola New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Joseph Stone Capital LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $50,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) fiduciary duties were breached (2) the customer’s account was administered negligently (3) misrepresentations had been made…

Kristian M. Gaudet of Cut Off Louisiana a stockbroker formerly registered with Ameritas Investment Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $538,500.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) the customer’s account was administered negligently (2) Ameritas Investment Corp. failed to supervise Gaudet’s activities and (3) private…

Andrew Bruce Elsoffer of Pepper Pike Ohio a stockbroker formerly registered with Stifel Nicolaus Company Inc. has been discharged by the securities broker dealer on October 16, 2018 based upon accusations that Elsoffer failed to comply with rules or procedures regarding the handling of customer funds and (2) Stifel Nicolaus lost confidence in Elsoffer because…

Dimitrios Aivaliotis (also known as Jim Aivaliotis and as Jimmy Aivaliotis) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $14,999.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) trades were effected without authorization (2) contractual obligations had been violated…

William Cranston Fenwick Jr. (also known as Bill Fenwick) of Louisville Kentucky a stockbroker currently registered with First Kentucky Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested unspecified damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s account was administered negligently (2) contractual obligations had been breached…

Ronald Harris Rothchild of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Raymond James Financial Services is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $50,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) the customer’s account was overconcentrated in bad investments (2) fiduciary duties had been breached (3) the…

Carmine Claudio Capone of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker and supervisor currently registered with The GMS Group LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,000,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that Capone failed to supervise a stockbroker who (1) made investment recommendations that failed to be suitable…

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

Craig Alan Sutherland of Columbus Ohio a stockbroker registered with Money Concepts Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which an Arbitration Panel ordered Money Concepts Capital Corp to pay the customer $698,979.00 in compensatory damages based on finding the firm liable on the customer’s claims including (1)…

Timothy David Ballard (also known as Tim Ballard) of Danville California a stockbroker employed by National Planning Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought more than $100,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2) fiduciary obligations were…

Michael Lee Child of Draper Utah a stockbroker registered with H. Beck Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on April 24, 2018 in which the customer requested $20,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that Child advised the customer to purchase investments which failed to be appropriate for the customer. Financial…

John Sebastian Cangialosi of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $37,399.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s account was administered negligently (2) false or misleading statements and omissions had…

Michael Patrick Spolar of Orlando Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with International Assets Advisory LLC has been suspended for fifteen months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that (1) Spolar effected trades in the investment accounts of International Assets Advisory customers without authorization from either…

Michael Salvatore Stanton of New York New York a former Director of Capital Markets for Legend Securities Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $15,000,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) contractual obligations to the customer had been breached (2) the customer’s account was administered…

Noel Ray Vincent of Southfield Michigan a stockbroker formerly registered with Madison Avenue Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought between $100,000.00 and $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) the customer’s assets were handled in a negligent manner (2) fiduciary duties were breached…

Frank Hamrak of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Beech Hill Securities Inc. and Beech Hill Advisors Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $195,271.67 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary duties owed to the customer had been breached (2) contract obligations…

James Christopher Hayne of Mansfield Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Cetera Advisors LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $325,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that Texas Securities Act and California Corporate Securities Law had been violated; contractual obligations to the customer were breached; the customer’s…

John Rothrock McKinstry Jr. of St. Louis Missouri a stockbroker formerly registered with Moloney Securities Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $300,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary obligations to the customer were violated (2) false or misleading statements had been made…

Shadi Taysir Barakat of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which had been settled for $150,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that between June 1, 2013 and June 1, 2016: (1) investment recommendations made to the customer by…

Barry Michael Kiront of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Woodstock Financial Group Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $699,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) the customer’s investment transactions were executed in a negligent fashion (2) the customer’s contract with…

Judith Sally Levine of Adventura Florida a stockbroker currently employed by Lantern Investments Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $32,500.00 in damages supported by allegations that between September of 2012 and November of 2016: (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2)…

Julie Ann Smith of Durham North Carolina a stockbroker formerly registered with Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint which was resolved on November 16, 2018 for $115,966.29 in damages supported by allegations that Smith utilized an unsuitable market-timing investment strategy involving non-traditional investments which included (1) derivatives…

William Richard Berkowitz of Pittsburg Pennsylvania a stockbroker currently registered with BPU Investment Management Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on January 9, 2017 where the customer sought $6,100.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) Berkowitz executed the liquidation of the customer’s accounts without the customer’s permission and…

Christopher James Lubbers of Parsons Kansas a stockbroker formerly registered with National Planning Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on May 20, 2015 where the customer requested $70,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) the customer was provided bad advice by Lubbers with regard to the customer’s insurance contract…

James J. Mariani of Mineola New York a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $432,020.69 in damages founded on allegations including (1) negligence (2) breach of fiduciary duty and (3) suitability relating to alternative investment transactions effected in the customer’s…

John Hoff Russell of Clayton Missouri a stockbroker currently employed by Stifel Nicolaus Company is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action where the customer sought $25,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s investment account was administered in a negligent fashion (2) fiduciary duties that were owed to the…

Andrew Montgomery Costa of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with G.F. Investment Services LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of negligence and breach of fiduciary in reference to real estate security transactions executed in the customer’s investment…

Mark Angelo Gassoso of Jersey City New Jersey a stockbroker currently registered with National Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $150,000.00 in damages supported by allegations including (1) misrepresentation (2) negligence (3) breach of fiduciary duty and (4) suitability relating to the customer’s…

Shail Vithaldas Mehta of Westlake Village California a stockbroker currently registered with Western International Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action which settled for $97,500.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) false statements concerning securities were made to the customer (2) fiduciary duties were breached and (3) the…

Andrew John Costanzo Junior of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania is a stockbroker currently registered with Cetera Advisors LLC who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $279,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer’s investment accounts had been negligently established and administered. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration…

William Francis Gillis, of Seattle, Washington, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation, has been named in a customer initiated investment related written complaint, which settled on May 22, 2017, for $80,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that he breached his fiduciary duties to the customer and negligently handled the customer’s investment account. Financial…

Jed Edward Turner, of Missoula, Montana, a stockbroker formerly registered with Western International Securities, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on August 10, 2016, in which the customer requested $181,668.00 in damages based upon allegations that Turner negligently handled the customer’s stock portfolio. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public…

Robert Alden Cannon, of Issaquah, Washington, a stockbroker formerly registered with Pacific West Securities, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on December 16, 2014, in which the customer requested $175,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Cannon negligently handled the customer’s investment account, committed violations of FINRA Rule 2111…