John Sebastion Cangialosi of New York New York a stockbroker registered with Worden Capital Management and SW Financial is under a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which Cangialosi may face disciplinary action for allegedly making unsuitable recommendations to customers. Case No. 20170564326 (Sept. 15, 2020). According to FINRA Public Disclosure, FINRA recommended for…

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…

Alex Gerardo Herrera of Coral Gables Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that he failed to comply with an arbitration award or otherwise inform FINRA about his compliance.  FINRA Arbitration No. 20-00245  (Aug….

Michael John Giovannelli (also known as Michael Anthony Giovannelli) of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator made an initial determination to recommend that Giovannelli be sanctioned for engaging in unauthorized trading and for providing…

Scott David Fergang of Paramus New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with RBC Capital Markets 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 he executed unauthorized trades in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2018059478701 (Apr….

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,…

Paul Andrew Spero of Liverpool New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Cadaret Grant Co. Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for fifteen days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he effected unauthorized trades in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and…

Constantinos George Maniatis of Dallas Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for 30 days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he effected trades in customer accounts without authorization. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2019062788601…

Matthew Angelo Siliato of Bronx New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Wynston Hill Capital LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he did not cooperate with FINRA’s investigation into allegations of him making unauthorized and excessive trades. Letter of Acceptance…

Sun Hyung Kim of Los Angeles California a stockbroker formerly registered with Kayan Securities Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he made unauthorized trades in customer accounts and had provided FINRA with misleading and false information when he was investigated…

Kevin David Barton of Vista California a stockbroker currently registered with Crown Capital Securities LP has been fined $17,500.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he took part in outside business activities and had executed unauthorized trades in customer…

Ignacio Erhart Del Campo of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Northeast Securities Inc. has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Erhart Del Campo executed unauthorized trades in the customer’s account resulting in losses….

Trevor Bradner Rahn of Los Angeles California a stockbroker formerly registered with JP Morgan Securities LLC has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for 18 months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Rahn made unsuitable recommendations and unauthorized trades when he was associated with JP…

Mark Larry Delgadillo of Santa Barbara California a stockbroker formerly registered with DA Davidson Co. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for one month from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Delgadillo effected unauthorized trades in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent…

Corey Alexander Johnson of Melville New York a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp 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 Johnson executed unauthorized transactions in customer accounts during the time that he was associated with Aegis Capital…

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…

Lang Phu Nguyen of Campton Hills Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with Edward Jones has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for 45 days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Nguyen executed unauthorized trades in customer accounts when he was associated with Edward Jones. Letter…

Frank Fornshell Venable III of Knoxville Tennessee a stockbroker currently registered with Morgan Stanley has been fined by Tennessee Securities Division based upon Venable having been sanctioned by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for effecting discretionary trades in customer accounts. Case No. TSD No. 20-013 (June 26, 2020). The Securities Division found Venable to be…

William Lief Collins (also known as Bill Collins) of Birmingham Michigan a stockbroker currently registered with Morgan Stanley is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $800,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that unauthorized trades were executed in the customer’s account between March 1, 2019…

Darrell Anthony Smith Jr of Memphis Tennessee a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he failed to cooperate with FINRA personnel during the time that he was investigated for allegedly effecting unauthorized transactions…

Robert Wade LaPietra of New York New York a former stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $80,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that an unsuitable investment strategy had been used by the stockbroker during the…

John Frederick Griner of Atlanta Georgia a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Morgan Stanley has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that he enganged in unauthorized trading in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2019064538201 (Jan….

Michael Allen Kamperman of Waco Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with HD Vest Investment Services is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $300,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that unsuitable over-the-counter equities trades were executed in the customer’s account during the period that Kamperman was associated…

Arthur Obermeier (also known as Art Obermeier) of Boulder Colorado a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for 60 days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Obermeier executed unauthorized trades in the accounts of LPL Financial customers. Letter…

Matthew Eric Platnico of New York New York a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Allied Millennial Partners LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $1,460,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that unauthorized indexed options trades were executed in the customer’s account because of Platnico…

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…

Paul Lawrence Fowler Jr. of Washington DC a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for one month from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Fowler executed unauthorized trades in a customer’s account when he was associated with…

Jack B. McBride of Plymouth Michigan a stockbroker currently registered with B Riley Wealth Management is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $380,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the stockbroker provided unsuitable investment advice to the B Riley customer concerning exchange traded funds, stocks and…

Drew R. Mantel (also known as Drew R. Mentel) of Miamisburg Ohio a stockbroker formerly registered with Ameriprise Financial Services 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 Mantel executed trades in customers’ accounts on an unauthorized…

Richard Clarence DeYoung Jr. of The Woodlands Texas a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Wells Fargo Clearing Services is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on March 12, 2020 in which the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that unauthorized transactions were executed in the customer’s account…

John D. Craft of Philadelphia Pennsylvania a stockbroker formerly registered with Cetera Financial Specialists LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Craft executed trades without authorization. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2019062964801 (Dec….

Juergen Weber of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Benjamin Jerold Brokerage LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer was awarded $150,000.00 in compensatory damages based on Weber being found liable on the customer’s claims including the violation of California Elder…

Kevin Kimball Meadows of Liverpool New York a stockbroker formerly registered with First Allied Securities and Cape Securities is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on April 30, 2020 where the customer requested $168,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that transactions executed in the First Allied Securities customer’s account were not suitable…

Anthony John Leopizzi of White Plains New York a stockbroker currently registered with Ameriprise Financial Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was settled on July 20, 2020 for $27,586.23 in damages based upon allegations of stock being sold from the customer’s Ameriprise Financial Services account without the customer’s…

Jay Clint Tomlinson of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with RF Lafferty Co. Inc. has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he effected trades in customer accounts without authorization. Letter of Acceptance Waiver…

Timothy David O’Brien of Inver Grove Heights Minnesota a stockbroker formerly registered with Feltl Company has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for 45 days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that O’Brien engaged in unauthorized trading in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent…

Julian Howard Gingold of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on February 25, 2019 where the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer had been…

Richard Jay Bernstein (also known as Richard Jay Berstein) of Incline Village Nevada a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Wells Fargo Clearing Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $15,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that unauthorized trades were executed in the customer’s account and…

Marlon O. Cole of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $20,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of unsuitable margin use and the breach of a fiduciary duty by Cole concerning his over-the-counter equities transactions…

Adam S. Feierstein of Redondo Beach California a stockbroker formerly registered with ProEquities Inc. has been discharged by the securities broker dealer on October 28, 2020 founded on allegations that Feierstein engaged in unauthorized private security transactions and had concealed his communications about securities business from ProEquities. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure also…

Thomas Wayne Chandler of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Kovack Securities Inc. has been terminated from employment on April 3, 2020 founded on allegations that Chandler neglected to abide by procedures and policies of the securities broker dealer in reference to customer accounts. Chandler was associated with Kovack Securities between March 25,…

Michael Christopher Venturino of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corporation 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 supported by accusations that a contract between the customer and the securities broker dealer had been breached and that…

Robert Barnard of Las Cruces New Mexico a stockbroker formerly registered with Principal Securities Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Barnard did not comply with FINRA’s instructions when he was under investigation for effecting unauthorized transactions while associated with Principal…

Nina MacGinn Maines (also known as Nina MacGinn Sander) of Baldwinsville New York a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Cadaret Grant Co. Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that she engaged in unauthorized transactions during the period…

Paul Francis Seymour of Plattsburgh New York a stockbroker currently registered with Cadaret Grant Co. Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Seymour engaged in unauthorized trading in investor accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2019061646404 (Oct….

Vincent James Mazza of Jersey City New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $400,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that unauthorized over-the-counter equities trades were effected in the customer’s account during the time that Mazza was associated…

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…

Douglas William Stopkey of Richmond Virginia a stockbroker formerly registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he effected unauthorized trades in customer accounts while registered with Merrill Lynch. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No….

Jeffrey Allan Broten of Morristown New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with First Standard Financial Co. LLC and National Securities Corporation is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that over-the-counter equities transactions effected in the customer’s account by the stockbroker failed…

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….

Shapour Reza Ejlal of Great Neck New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was settled for $17,500.00 in damages on March 1, 2019 based upon accusations that unauthorized transactions were effected in the customer’s account and that the customer was placed…

Deborah Leah Beal of Downers Grove Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with JP Morgan Securities LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for two months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that she engaged in unauthorized transactions in the accounts of JP Morgan Securities customers….

Scott Thomas Wolfrum of Indianapolis Indiana a stockbroker formerly registered with Huntleigh Securities Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was settled for $449,300.00 on April 9, 2019 based upon accusations that the customer was placed into a private placement without authorization in January of 2018 when Wolfrum was…

Katherine S. Clark (also known as Katherine St. Charles) of Chevy Chase Maryland a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of RBC Capital Markets LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related complaint on June 9, 2020 in which the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that unauthorized transactions were executed…

Marc Winters of Los Angeles California a stockbroker formerly registered with Wedbush Securities Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that Winters failed to cooperate with FINRA’s request for his information following the stockbroker’s termination from Wedbush Securities. Case No. 2019061943701 (June…

Ramon Arturo Herrera of Jersey City New Jersey a stockbroker and financial advisor formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC is the subject of a New Jersey Bureau of Securities Order dated October 18, 2019 in which Herrera’s stockbroker and investment adviser representative registrations in the State of New Jersey have been revoked based…

Stephen Paul Florio (also known as Flo Florio and as Florio Paul Stephen) of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Raymond James Associates Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Florio effected trades in a Raymond…

Giustino DeStefano (also known as Justin Antonio DeStefano) of Williamsville New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Merrill Lynch and Securities America is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $485,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of elder abuse and the violation of California Securities Act. Financial Industry…

Joseph Paul Woitkoski of Pittsfield Massachusetts a stockbroker formerly employed by Raymond James Associates Inc. 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 Woitkoski initiated unauthorized trades in customer accounts and caused false records and books to be maintained by…

Christopher Allan Swan of Irving Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with BBT Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action brought in the District Court of Dallas County Texas in which the customer requested $23,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that 529 accounts and other custodial accounts had been set…

Eugene Nathan Gordon (also known as Gene Gordon) of Palo Alto California a stockbroker currently employed by Fortune Financial Services has been issued an Order of Summary Revocation and Issuance of Restricted License by California Department of Insurance supported by allegations of Gordon having failed to disclose sanctions imposed against him by Financial Industry Regulatory…

Scott David Fergang of Paramus New Jersey a stockbroker formerly employed by RBC Capital Markets LLC has been terminated from employment on June 19, 2019 founded on allegations that trades were facilitated by the stockbroker on a discretionary basis without the stockbroker obtaining written permission from customers or the securities broker dealer. Fergang violated RBC…

Yvonne Marie Nirelli (also known as Yvonne Marie Fifield and as Yvonne Searles) of Canastota New York a stockbroker currently registered with Cadaret Grant Co. Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that she traded in customer accounts at…

Craig Allen Leppien of Traverse City Michigan of Cetera Investment Services has been identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on April 16, 2019 in which the customer requested $41,338.66 in damages supported by allegations that the customer’s investment had been switched by Leppien without the customer’s consent during the time that Leppien…

Athanasios Tomaras (also known as Thanasi Tomaras) of Oldsmar Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by Fulcrum Securities LLC and Fulcrum Advisory Services LLC is referenced in a Stipulation and Consent Licensing Order issued by Colorado Division of Securities in which Tomaras was placed on heightened supervision founded on allegations of customer disputes and regulatory infractions…

Eugene James Long (also known as EJ Long) a stockbroker currently employed by Cadaret Grant Co. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he executed unauthorized trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2019061646402 (July…

Dudley Franklin Stephens (also known as Stephen Franklin Dudley) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Prospera Financial Services and Coastal Equities is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $122,500.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer had been placed into unsuitable investments…

Jeffrey Scott Olson of Minneapolis Minnesota a stockbroker and financial advisor formerly registered with Stifel Nicolaus is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $90,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that unauthorized trades were effected in the customer’s account and that the customer received bad investment advice…

Benard Wayne Gann of Tyler Texas a stockbroker formerly associated with LPL Financial LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for 30 days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on his consent to findings that he facilitated an unauthorized transaction in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance…

Daniel Patrick Reilly of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Morgan Stanley Smith Barney has been identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved on July 30, 2018 for $40,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that unauthorized equity transactions were executed in the customer’s account between January of…

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…

Robert James McNamara of Albany New York a stockbroker currently associated with Cadaret Grant Co. has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that McNamara facilitated unauthorized transactions in customer accounts during the period in which he was employed by Cadaret Grant. Letter of…

Robert Steven Clarke of Austin Texas a stockbroker employed by National Alliance Securities LLC (also known as NatAlliance) has been issued an Order by Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions in which he has been fined $3,000.00 and suspended as a stockbroker for five months supported by allegations that he facilitated transactions in NatAlliance customer accounts…

Kevin Marshall McCallum of Birmingham Alabama a stockbroker formerly associated with LPL Financial LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested damages estimated to exceed $5,000.00 supported by allegations that unauthorized transactions were facilitated in the customer’s account during the period in which McCallum was employed…

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…

Albert Dishner of New York New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he facilitated unauthorized transactions in the account of a Credit Suisse customer. Letter of Acceptance…

Barry John Hartwyk of Long Beach California a stockbroker formerly registered with RBC Capital Markets LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for fifteen days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that unauthorized trades had been effected in the customer’s investment account by…

James Hal Heafner (also known as Jim Heafner) a stockbroker formerly registered with Taylor Capital Management Inc. (also known as TCM Securities Inc.) has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity on March 31, 2020 based upon accusations that Heafner failed to cooperate with a FINRA Arbitration…

Robert Silverman of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly employed by Cetera Financial Specialists LLC has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on the stockbroker’s consent to findings that he made unauthorized transactions in a customer’s account. Letter…

Evan Richard Wuhl of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $400,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that stock recommendations which had been made by Wuhl failed to be suitable given the customer’s risk…

Marvin Egorin of Beverly Hills California a stockbroker formerly employed by Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on accusations that he failed to provide FINRA with information that was requested of him in connection with a misconduct inquiry. Case…

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…

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…

Terry Tzagarakis (also known as Terry Rakis) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $6,645,956.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) unauthorized transactions were effected in the customer’s account (2) stocks selected…

Donald Logan of Silverdale Washington a stockbroker registered with Waddell Reed Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $15,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer was poorly advised by Logan as it pertained to a variable universal life insurance policy that the customer purchased…

Brian Joseph Harte of Alexandria Virginia a stockbroker currently registered with E1 Asset Management Inc. has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that unauthorized transactions were effected by him in the account of E1 customers. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2018059689101…

James Anthony Parrelly (also known as Jim Anthony Parrelly) of Dearborn Michigan a stockbroker currently registered with Investment Planners Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he effected unauthorized trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance…

Regan Allen Rohl of Fargo North Dakota a stockbroker formerly employed by Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network LLC has been discharged on March 11, 2020 based upon allegations that he traded in Wells Fargo customer accounts without authorization and did not abide by the expectations that Wells Fargo set forth while he was under heightened…

William David Hobby of Atlanta Georgia a stockbroker formerly registered with UBS Financial Services Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $130,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that between 2014 and 2018: (1) trades were effected in the customer’s account by the stockbroker without the customer’s…

Charles James Euler Jr. of Radnor Pennsylvania a stockbroker formerly registered with Janney Montgomery Scott 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 comply with the regulator during an investigation into allegations against Euler of unsuitable recommendations….

Eric Daniel Silvestre of Santa Monica California a stockbroker formerly associated with JP Morgan Securities LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related complaint which was settled on December 5, 2019 for $47,217.54 in damages supported by allegations that between March 14, 2018 and June 27, 2019, options transactions were facilitated in the…

Scott Blake Mintz of Hartford Connecticut a stockbroker currently associated with UBS Financial Services Inc. is the subject of a Consent Order issued by the Massachusetts Securities Division in which the stockbroker has been sanctioned based upon allegations of his exercise of discretion in the accounts of UBS Financial Services customers without advanced written permission…

Charles Henry Postel (also known as Chuck Postel) of Westlake Ohio a stockbroker formerly registered with Stifel Nicolaus Company Incorporated has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that the stockbroker effected unauthorized transactions in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver…

Bryan Gabriel Mazliach of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker associated with Laidlaw Company and Westpark Capital has been referenced in an investigation initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 27, 2019 in which the regulator recommended that the stockbroker be disciplined for allegedly making unsuitable and unauthorized trades in investor accounts. Wells Notice…

William Nicholas Athas of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with KC Ward Financial is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $95,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer was defrauded. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 17-00213 (Feb. 22, 2018). According to the…

James Blake Daughtry of Dothan Alabama a stockbroker formerly registered with Kestra Investment Services 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 a FINRA investigation into allegations of his possible unauthorized transactions and fraudulent activities in…

Danilo Dereck Fuentes of Dayton Maryland a stockbroker employed by Dawson James Securities Inc. has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,377,280.02 in damages founded on accusations that (1) transactions were effected by Fuentes without authorization and without Dawson James’ supervision (2) misrepresentations had been made to…

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