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Chad Edward Allen of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Allen committed fraud, engaged in excessive and unauthorized trading, made unsuitable recommendations, and failed to…

Scot Barringer of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker registered with Westpark Capital Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint that was settled on September 15, 2022, for $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Barringer made unsuitable recommendations of GWG L-bonds when Barringer was associated with Westpark Capital Inc. Financial Industry…

Christopher Warren Wright (also known as Chris Wright), of Prescott, Arizona, a stockbroker registered with Center Street Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $135,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Wright made unsuitable recommendations of GWG L-bonds during the time that…

Jesus Manuel Bravo (also known as Jesse Bravo), of Plainview, New York, a stockbroker registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, has been suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Bravo made unsuitable investment recommendations. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. 2020066887401 (November 22,…

Michael Joseph Kane III off Plano, Texas, a stockbroker registered with Hilltop Securities Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $135,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Kane made unsuitable recommendations and made misrepresentations and omissions of material fact in connection with the…

Sean Daniel McDevitt of Chappaqua, New York, a stockbroker registered with Campfire Capital, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that McDevitt solicited an outside investment arrangement in which funds were potentially misappropriated. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)…

John Eugene Egan of Boca Raton, FL, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $20,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Egan breached his fiduciary duties, breached a contract, and was negligent in connection with the recommendation and…

Daniel William Sopher of Metuchen, NJ, a stockbroker registered with Kestra Investment Services LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $73,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Sopher was negligent and breached his fiduciary duties, and that Kestra Investment Services LLC failed to…

Jeffrey Scott Graves (also known as Jeff Graves), of Addison, TX, a stockbroker registered with FFEC Wealth Partners LLC, has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for fifteen days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity because Graves failed to supervise certain registered representatives. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and…

Dexter Leroy Thomas of Dallas, TX, a stockbroker registered with National Planning Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $40,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Thomas failed to supervise certain registered representatives, whom were negligent, or made unsuitable recommendations, breached their fiduciary duties, and…

Peter Lewis Goffin of Boca Raton, FL, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $32,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Goffin committed fraud, made unsuitable recommendations, breached a contract, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with…

Joseph Patrick Roop (also known as JoePat Roop), of Belmont, NC, a stockbroker registered with Dempsey Lord Smith LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $220,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Roop was negligent, breached his fiduciary duties, made misrepresentations of material…

Barry Lee Garapedian of Westlake Village, CA, a stockbroker registered with Morgan Stanley, has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Garapedian caused the securities broker dealer to maintain false records or books. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No….

Brian Robert Roth of Morristown, NJ, a stockbroker registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $1,500,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Roth made misrepresentations and omissions of material fact and failed to supervise certain registered representatives in connection…

Christine Anne Warner (also known as Christine Anne Schneider), of Monaca, PA, a stockbroker registered with Fortune Financial Services Inc., has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for forty days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity because Warner failed to supervise certain registered representatives. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver,…

Scott Wayne Reed of Scottsdale, AZ, a stockbroker registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services LLC, has been fined $50,000.00 and barred as a stockbroker by the state of Arizona because Reed failed to make regulatory disclosures and he engaged in private securities transactions. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. S-21132A-20-0370 (March 24, 2022). Reed…

Shirley Ank Wong (also known as Kuan An Huang or Shirley Ankuan Huang), of Daly City, CA, a stockbroker registered with Ni Advisors, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Wong made misrepresentations of material fact, breached…

Anthony John Pitta of Melville, NY, a stockbroker registered with Capital Investment Group Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Pitta made unsuitable recommendations, breached his fiduciary duties, and made misrepresentations and omissions of material fact…

Nick Eugene Son of New York, NY, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $261,765.21 in damages based upon allegations that Son made unsuitable recommendations, breached a contract, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with the sale…

Douglas Fulton Kaiser (also known as Doug Kaiser), of Boca Raton, FL, a stockbroker registered with Westpark Capital Inc., has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity because Kaiser failed to supervise certain registered representatives. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and…

Daniel Pita of Southwest Ranches, FL, a stockbroker registered with NYLife Securities LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member because Pita failed to provide information and documents to FINRA when it investigated possible violations of FINRA rules. Department of Enforcement v. Daniel Pita, Default Decision, Disciplinary Proceeding No….

Fernando Silva of Tucson, AZ, a stockbroker registered with Morgan Stanley, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Silva failed to provide information and documents to FINRA when it investigated possible violations of FINRA rules. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. 2022076360101 (December 6,…

Luke Michael Johnson of Scottsdale, AZ, a stockbroker registered with Coastal Equities Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $275,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Johnson made unsuitable recommendations of direct investments and real estate securities when Johnson was associated with Coastal Equities…

Elliot Hough Sherer of Melville, NY, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested damages based upon allegations that Sherer breached his fiduciary duties, was negligent, made misrepresentations of material fact, breached a contract, and churned the customer’s…

John Kennedy Ulwick of Fort Wayne, IN, a stockbroker registered with Lincoln Financial Advisors Corporation, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensation based upon allegations that Ulwick made unsuitable recommendations of oil and gas investments when Ulwick was associated with Lincoln Financial Advisors…