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Investors File Arbitration Claim Against LPL For Suitability

January 19, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Non-traded REITs, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors File Arbitration Claim Against LPL For Suitability

Gilberto Briseno (also known as Gilbert Briseno) of Boutte Louisiana a former stockbroker and investment adviser representative of LPL Financial is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought compensatory damages estimated to exceed $5,000.00 founded on allegations that the customer received unsuitable investment recommendations from Briseno concerning […]

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JP Morgan Stockbroker Sanctioned For Providing Unsuitable Investment Advice

January 19, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on JP Morgan Stockbroker Sanctioned For Providing Unsuitable Investment Advice

Paul Rifaat Zakhary of Ocala Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with JP Morgan Securities 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 based upon findings that Zakhary provided unsuitable investment recommendations to customers of JP Morgan and he neglected to […]

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Cadaret Grant Sued By Investors For Suitability

January 19, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Cadaret Grant Sued By Investors For Suitability

Lee Evan Rosenberg of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker and investment adviser representative of Cadaret Grant Co. Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $51,370.67 in damages based upon allegations that Rosenberg sold the customer a variable annuity that was unsuitable when Rosenberg […]

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Investors Accuse NYLife Of Misrepresentation

January 03, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Accuse NYLife Of Misrepresentation

Janine Marie Ruland (also known as Janine Marie Roupe and as Janine Salvadalena) a stockbroker currently registered with NYLife Securities Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on September 29, 2020 in which the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that the customer had been provided with […]

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FINRA Sanctions Ameriprise Stockbroker For Unauthorized Trading

January 03, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Financial Abuse, Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on FINRA Sanctions Ameriprise Stockbroker For Unauthorized Trading

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 […]

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Investors File Securities Arbitration Claim Against Merrill Lynch For Misrepresentation

December 22, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Excessive Trading, FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors File Securities Arbitration Claim Against Merrill Lynch For Misrepresentation

Francisco Javier Valenzuela of Tucson Arizona a stockbroker formerly registered with Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner Smith Incorporated is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that investment recommendations made to the customer were not suitable and that misrepresentations had been made by […]

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Ameriprise Accused Of Supposedly Selling Stock Without Authorization

December 22, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Unauthorized Trading, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Ameriprise Accused Of Supposedly Selling Stock Without Authorization

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 […]

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New England Securities Accused Of Annuity Fraud

December 22, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Forgery, Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on New England Securities Accused Of Annuity Fraud

Charles Jonathan Evan of Wellesley Massachusetts a stockbroker formerly registered with New England Securities and MML Investors Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on September 4, 2020 in which the customer requested unspecified damages supported by allegations that the customer had been provided with misrepresented information in regards to […]

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Investors File FINRA Securities Arbitration Claim Investacorp For Unsuitable Alternative Investments

December 07, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Alternative Investments, Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors File FINRA Securities Arbitration Claim Investacorp For Unsuitable Alternative Investments

Jonathan David Cummings of Hurst Texas a stockbroker of Investacorp Inc. and investment adviser representative of Investacorp Advisory Services Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested unspecified damages supported by allegations that the customer had been placed into alternative investments including real estate investment trusts and […]

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Investors Bring Arbitration Claim Against Gradient For Annuity Transactions

December 01, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Bring Arbitration Claim Against Gradient For Annuity Transactions

Glenn Patrick Lattz of Lady Lake Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Gradient Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $65,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that the customer’s annuity accounts had been liquidated which resulted in undue losses and penalties. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

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Investors Accuse Equitable Advisors Of Misrepresentation

December 01, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Accuse Equitable Advisors Of Misrepresentation

Douglas Eugene Keller (also known as Donald Eugene Savery) of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors (also known as AXA Advisors) is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on August 10, 2020 in which the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that misrepresentations had been […]

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Larson Financial Securities Accused Of The Recommendationof Unsuitable Investments

November 30, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   FINRA Securities Arbitration, Investment and Regulatory News, Securities Fraud, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Larson Financial Securities Accused Of The Recommendationof Unsuitable Investments

Jeffrey Scott Larson of Saint Louis Missouri a stockbroker formerly registered with Larson Financial Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on September 15, 2020 where the customer requested more than $10,000.00 in estimated damages founded on allegations that the customer had been inappropriately placed into a variable life […]

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Wells Fargo Sanctioned By FINRA For Failure To Supervise Annuity Switches

September 30, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Failure To Supervise, Securities Arbitration Claims, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Wells Fargo Sanctioned By FINRA For Failure To Supervise Annuity Switches

Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC a securities broker dealer headquartered in Saint Louis Missouri has been censured and fined $625,000.00 by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) supported by findings that Wells Fargo failed to supervise the suitability of customers’ switches from variable annuities to other investment products through transactions initiated by Wells Fargo stockbrokers. Letter […]

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FINRA Bars Wells Fargo Stockbroker In Investigation

September 14, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Selling Away and Outside Activities, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars Wells Fargo Stockbroker In Investigation

Peter Vincent Ianace of Plano Texas a stockbroker formerly registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he failed to cooperate with a FINRA investigation into allegations of him engaging in undisclosed outside business activities during […]

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Ameritas Sued For Private Placement Misrepresentation

September 14, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Ameritas Sued For Private Placement Misrepresentation

Robert Michael Gianchiglia of Worcester Massachusetts a stockbroker formerly employed by Ameritas Investment Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that private placements had been misrepresented by Gianchiglia during the period in which he was associated with Ameritas investment […]

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Principal Securities Terminates Stockbroker For Cause

July 29, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Principal Securities Terminates Stockbroker For Cause

John Patrick Priebe of Waseca Minnesota a stockbroker formerly associated with Principal Securities Inc. has been discharged on October 28, 2019 supported by concerns that Priebe had engaged in bad sales practices relating to mutual fund and variable annuity products and that Priebe failed to provide information to Principal Securities regarding his involvement in those […]

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Investors Bring FINRA Arbitration Claims Against AXA Advisors

July 29, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Bring FINRA Arbitration Claims Against AXA Advisors

Clinton Robert Hare of Marriottsville Maryland a stockbroker and investment adviser representative currently employed by Equitable Advisors LLC (AXA Advisors) has been identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 2, 2019 where the customer sought unspecified damages founded on accusations that the customer had been placed into an unsuitable variable life […]

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Investors Accuse MML Of Misrepresentation

July 20, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Accuse MML Of Misrepresentation

Adam Gerard Belardino of Elmsford New York a stockbroker formerly employed by MML Investors Services (Massachusetts Mutual life Insurance Company) has been identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved on May 8, 2020 for $51,133.06 in damages founded on accusations of misrepresentations as it pertained to a variable universal life […]

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Investors Claim Fidelity Brokerage Provided Bad Annuity Advice

July 11, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Claim Fidelity Brokerage Provided Bad Annuity Advice

Ryan Sanghak Lee of Wayne New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Fidelity Brokerage Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on May 15, 2019 where the customer sought $22,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that Lee poorly advised the customer in regards to surrendering an annuity for managed account […]

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Investors Accuse Securities America Of Annuity Misconduct

June 03, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Accuse Securities America Of Annuity Misconduct

Leslie Benjamin Goldstein (also known as Les Benjamin Goldstein) of Park Ridge Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with Securities America Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on December 24, 2018 where the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in estimated damages based upon accusations of the customer not being apprised by […]

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National Planning Corp Sued For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

June 03, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on National Planning Corp Sued For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

Pasquale Vitucci (also known as Pat Vitucci) of Walnut Creek California a stockbroker formerly registered with National Planning Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,350,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that a fiduciary duty was breached by Vitucci in regard to a variable annuity transaction. […]

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Investors Accuse Edward Jones Of Bad Investment Advice

May 12, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Accuse Edward Jones Of Bad Investment Advice

Eli Jacob Sanchez of San Antonio Texas a stockbroker registered with Edward Jones is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on December 10, 2018 in which the customer requested unspecified damages based upon allegations of bad advice by Sanchez as it pertained to the Lincoln ChoicePlus Fusion O Share Annuity that was […]

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FINRA Bars NYLife Stockbroker In Investigation

April 23, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Selling Away and Outside Activities, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars NYLife Stockbroker In Investigation

Piero Benjamin Dilorenzo of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with NYLife 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 during the period in which he was under investigation for engaging […]

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FINRA Bars Fidelity Stockbroker In Investigation

April 23, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars Fidelity Stockbroker In Investigation

Gregory John Stouffer of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Gregory John Stouffer 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 furnish information and documentation to FINRA when he was under investigation. Letter of Acceptance […]

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Signator Investors Sued For Misrepresentation By Barred Broker

April 18, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Misappropriation of Funds, Securities Arbitration Claims, Stockbroker Theft, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Signator Investors Sued For Misrepresentation By Barred Broker

Edward Joseph Bosch Sr. of Florence Kentucky a stockbroker formerly registered with Signator Investors Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested damages estimated to exceed $5,000.00 based upon allegations that misrepresentations were made to the customer about a variable annuity that Bosch sold during the […]

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Investors Sue First Allied Securities For Deceptive Practices

April 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Securities Arbitration Claims, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Investors Sue First Allied Securities For Deceptive Practices

Larry Glenn Boggs of Birmingham Alabama a stockbroker formerly employed by First Allied Securities Inc. has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought between $100,000.00 and $500,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of (1) the violation of Alabama Deceptive Trade Practices Act (2) breach of a contract pertaining […]

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Cetera Investment Services Accused Of Stockbroker Theft

April 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Misappropriation of Funds, Stockbroker Theft, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Cetera Investment Services Accused Of Stockbroker Theft

Mark Angelo Senofonte of Toms River New Jersey a stockbroker registered with Cetera Investment Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on September 6, 2019 in which the customer requested $75,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that the customer’s fixed annuity had been liquidated without the customer’s consent and that the […]

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First Allied Securities Sued For Misrepresentation

March 26, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Securities Fraud, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on First Allied Securities Sued For Misrepresentation

Jaime Michael Westenbarger of Grand Rapids Michigan a stockbroker formerly associated with First Allied Securities Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on January 21, 2020 in which the customer requested $30,636.16 in damages based upon allegations of the stockbroker misrepresenting an annuity sold to the First Allied Securities customer. Westenbarger […]

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Ameriprise Financial Stockbroker Accused Of Annuity Misconduct

March 26, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Securities Arbitration Claims, Variable Annuites   |   Comments Off on Ameriprise Financial Stockbroker Accused Of Annuity Misconduct

Edward Anthony Torres of Anaheim California a stockbroker currently employed by Ameriprise Financial Services is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on November 6, 2019 in which the customer requested $22,169.16 in damages based upon allegations that the customer was provided with poor investment advice by Torres in regards to the […]

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Investors Sue Summit Brokerage For Unauthorized Trading

Christopher Stephen Jorgensen of Setauket New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Summit Brokerage Services Inc. has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which has been resolved for $70,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of unauthorized trading and overconcentration of the customer’s assets in investments including (1) exchange traded funds (2) […]

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