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…

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

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

James J. Mariani, of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $291,100.00 in damages founded on accusations that Mariani provided unsuitable investment recommendations to the customer to purchase non traded real estate securites while…

Pratul Victor Agnihotri (also known as Pratol Agnihotri), of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC and Spartan Capital Management LLC, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $83,086.81 in damages based upon accusations that between 2013 and 2021, their…

Joseph Brian LaScala Jr. (also known as Joe LaScala Jr.), of Melville, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp, has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for four months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings of LaScala’s unsuitable and unauthorized trading in Aegis…

Johnny Guan, of Red Bank, New Jersey, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $125,820.12 in damages supported by accusations that between December of 2012 and November of 2020, Guan provided unsuitable investment recommendations to the customer…

Gerald Richard Sharpe Jr. (also known as Gerry Sharpe), of Red Bank, New Jersey, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $283,716.78 in damages supported by allegations that unsuitable investment recommendations had been made by Sharpe…

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

Robert Patrick MacNamee, of Red Bank, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $190,873.62 in damages founded on accusations of MacNamee’s unsuitable investment recommendations concerning the customer’s account at Aegis Capital Corp. Financial Industry Regulatory…

Brian Joseph Lombardi, of Boca Raton, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $57,500.00 in damages founded on accusations that false and misleading statements were made by Lombardi regarding the customer’s investment transactions at Aegis Capital Corp….

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

Thomas Duggan, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was resolved for $7,500.00 in damages based on allegations of excessive trading by Duggan while he was employed by Aegis Capital Corp. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)…

Yann C. Faho (also known as Jann C. Faho and as John Faho), of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $180,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of unsuitable trading by Faho which…

Aegis Capital Corp of New York, New York, has been censured and fined $1,050,000.00 by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) based in part on findings that it failed to supervise stockbrokers resulting in unsuitable and excessive trading in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2016051704305 (November 8, 2021). According to the AWC,…

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

David Stewart Silberg of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corporation is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $50,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that the customer had been placed into unsuitable structured products between September of 2015 and June of…

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

Alan Zelig Appelbaum a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $550,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that they had been sold unsuitable structured products when Appelbaum was registered with Aegis Capital Corp. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration…

Dennis Daniel Herrera of Miami Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with Laidlaw Company (UK) Ltd. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $139,399.00 in damages supported by accusations that Herrera breached a fiduciary duty and breached a contract during the period that he was employed…

Rick Alan Davidson of Miami Florida a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $1,000,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that their account was exposed to unsuitable trading of stocks by Davidson during the time that he was associated…

Christopher Rice Callagy of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $180,000.00 in damages based on accusations of poor investment performance during the time that Callagy was associated with Aegis Capital Corp. Financial…

Joseph Francis Valdini of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,277,631.00 in damages founded on allegations of misrepresentation and churning of stocks and over-the-counter equities by Valdini when he was employed by Worden Capital…

Michael James Farrell  of Red Bank New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $190,873.62 in damages based on accusations that Farrell provided unsuitable recommendations to them in regard to investments held in the customer’s Aegis…

Gilbert Anthony Kuta of Timonium Maryland a stockbroker formerly registered with Capitol Securities Management Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that Kuta executed trades in customer accounts without authorization while he was associated with Capitol Securities Management. Letter…

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

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

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

Jessica Y. Jung of Palo Alto California a stockbroker formerly registered with LPL Financial LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that Jung made misrepresentations regarding alternative investments that the customer purchased through her while she…

Thomas Edison Kelly Jr. of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corp is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that they were sold unsuitable private placements by Kelly while he was associated…

Edmund Roger Zack of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for eight months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Zack made unsuitable recommendations to Aegis customers and made excessive trades in their…

Gregory Spencer O’Brien of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $153,300.00 in damages founded on accusations that the customer had been placed into poorly performing investments between 2013 and 2019 during the period…

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…

Anthony Tricarico of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he made unsuitable trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No….

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…

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…

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…

Cory David Bataan of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that trades were effected in the customer’s account on an excessive and unsuitable basis by Bataan during the time…

Yann C. Faho (also known as Jann C. Faho and as John Faho) of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $462,259.99 in damages founded on allegations that the customer had purchased unsuitable investments through…

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…

Pratul Victor Agnihotri (also known as Pratol Victor Agnihotri) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. and Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for twelve months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Agnihotri engaged in…

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…

Kevin Thomas Doyle of Mineola New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Aegis Capital Corp and Newbridge Securities Corp has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $125,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that alternative investment recommendations made by Doyle had failed to be suitable as they…

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….

James Bradley Schwartz (also known as Jim Schwartz) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $48,732.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) a fiduciary duty owed to the Aegis Capital Corp…

Elliot Hough Sherer 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 $95,596.00 in damages founded on accusations of (1) breach of a fiduciary owed to the customer by Sherer (2) breach of a contract between the…

Steven Robert Luftschein (also known as Steven Lerner) a stockbroker formerly employed by Aegis Capital Corp has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement in a Complaint alleging that (1) Luftschein churned the accounts of Aegis Capital Corp customers and that (2) Luftschein defrauded investors. Department of Enforcement v. Steven R….

Nick Eugene Son of New York New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Aegis Capital Corp. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $642,224.00 in damages supported by allegations that fiduciary and contractual duties that were owed to the Aegis Capital Corp. customer had been breached…

Pratol Victor Agnihotri of Melville New York a stockbroker associated with SW Financial has been referenced in an investigation initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on October 18, 2019 in which he may face disciplinary action for possibly converting funds belonging to investors and for engaging in undisclosed outside business activities. FINRA Investigation No….

Paul Anthony Falcon of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for thirty days from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that the stockbroker used secretive and unapproved communication channels to correspond with customers of Aegis…

Steven Robert Luftschein (also known as Steven Lerner) of Melville New York a stockbroker associated with Aegis Capital Corp has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $200,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that misleading and false statements had been made to the customer and that trades…

Andrew Owen Brown of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp and Worden Capital Management LLC has been suspended by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity based upon accusations that Brown did not pay an Arbitration Award in which he was found liable…

Michael Christopher Venturino of Melville New York a stockbroker associated with Aegis Capital Corp. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $225,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that high pressure sales tactics had been used on the customer by Venturino which resulted in the customer being…

Joseph W. Rozof of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint which was resolved for $14,500.00 in damages on October 8, 2019 founded on allegations that between February of 2019 and August of 2019, the customer received bad investment advice…

Thomas Duggan of Melville New York a stockbroker currently employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $80,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) unfounded statements had been made about investments by the stockbroker (2) contractual obligations were not complied with and…

Stephen Giannantonio (also known as Steve Gannantaonio) of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $304,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) the customer’s account was churned (2) contractual obligations had been breached (3)…

Michael Christopher Venturino of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $300,668.16 in damages based upon accusations that (1) investment recommendations made to the customer failed to be suitable (2) unauthorized trades were effected in…

Robert Anthony Guidicipietro (also known as Robert A. Peters) of Holmdel New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $36,272.00 on September 6, 2018 founded on allegations that the customer’s stop loss order had been disregarded by Guidicipietro during…

Nick Eugene Son of New York New York a stockbroker currently employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $224,968.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) investment recommendations made to the customer were not suitable and (2) unauthorized trades had been executed in…

Jonathan Edward Rago of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $74,787.96 in damages supported by allegations that (1) investment recommendations made to the customer were not suitable and (2) unauthorized trades were executed in the…

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…

Rick John Sande of Melville New York a stockbroker currently employed by Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $12,334.53 in damages founded on allegations that (1) investment recommendations which had been made to the customer failed to be suitable given the customer’s objectives…

Nicholas George Tsikitas of Melville New York of Syosset New York a stockbroker formerly employed by J.D. Nicholas Associates Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $425,928.00 in damages based upon allegations that in reference to the customer’s options and equities investments: (1) unauthorized transactions were…

James Bradley Schwartz (also known as Jim Schwartz) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Aegis Capital Corp has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement containing findings that (1) Schwartz executed trades in the customer’s account…

Patrick Jude Esparrago of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Oppenheimer Co. Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on February 17, 2017 in which the customer sought damages estimated to exceed $5,000.00 founded on accusations that between June of 2014 and December of 2015: (1) the customer…

Pedro Juan Rodriguez Rivera of San Juan Puerto Rico a stockbroker formerly registered with Oriental Financial Services Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $463,417.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) misrepresentations had been made to the customer concerning the risks of investments chosen…

Gregory Spencer O’Brien of New York New York a stockstockbroker formerly employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $100,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that between 2011 and 2018: (1) the customer’s account was handled in a negligent manner (2) the…

Patrick Thomas Donohue of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by UBS Financial Services Inc. has been terminated on December 7, 2018 founded on the firm’s accusations that Donohue failed to make required disclosures to the firm concerning his legal affairs; conduct violative of the firm’s policies. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public…

Dennis Daniel Herrera of New York New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Blackbook Capital LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $14,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that equity transactions effected in the customer’s account were not suitable for the customer. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)…

James Bradley Schwartz (also known as Jim Schwartz) 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 in a Complaint alleging that (1) Schwartz excessively traded and churned customers’ accounts and (2) Schwartz engaged in deceptive and fraudulent activities…

John Francis Femiano of Holmdel New Jersey a stockbroker currently employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $36,272.00 on September 6, 2018 supported by allegations that between January 31, 2017 and November 17, 2017, Femiano failed to abide by the customer’s instructions of…

Robert Wade LaPietra of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested unspecified damages founded on accusations that LaPietra employed an investment strategy for the customer’s account between June of 2014 and March of 2016…

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…

Anthony Gerald Polak (also known as Tony Polak) a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $7,927.46 in damages founded on allegations that the customer’s investment portfolio had poorly performed between December 31, 2017 and February 8, 2018. Financial Industry Regulatory…

Dominick Joseph Diorio Jr. of Melville New York a stockbroker currently employed by Aegis Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $769,690.00 in damages founded on accusations that inappropriate investment recommendations had been made to the customer and unauthorized trades were effected in the customer’s…

David Leonard Sheppard of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that unauthorized and excessive trades were effected in the customer’s account and investment recommendations were not suitable for…

Elliot Hough Sherer of Melville New York is a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp. who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which settled for $8,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that (1) the customer’s margin account was excessively utilized (2) unsuitable investment recommendations were made to the customer…

Michael Anthony McGregor of New York New York is a stockbroker formerly registered with Blackbook Capital LLC who has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity by consenting to findings that he effected unsuitable trades in a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and…

Cory D. Bataan of Melville New York is a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp. who has been fined five thousand dollars and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity by consenting to findings that he executed trades in customer investment accounts without authorization. Letter of Acceptance…

Michael Fasciglione of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on May 15, 2017, in which the customer requested $23,000.00 in damages based upon allegations of misrepresentation and suitability concerning alternative investments effected in the customer’s account. Financial Industry Regulatory…

Frank Giacalone of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled for $27,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Giacalone made misrepresentations to the customer, breached his contractual duties, breached his fiduciary duties, negligently handled the customer’s investment account,…

Steven Robert Luftschein, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, where the customer has requested $269,131.00 in damages based upon allegations of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, omissions and misrepresentations, excessive and unauthorized trading, and unsuitable investment…

Rocco James Lavista, of Holmdel, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on February 4, 2016, in which the customer sought $204,136.14 in damages based upon allegations that Lavista made misrepresentations to the customer, breached his fiduciary duties, and negligently handled the…

David Stewart Silberg, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which was settled on May 30, 2017, for $29,750.00 in damages based upon accusations that Silberg made misrepresentations and omissions to the customer about corporate debt investments, and made…

Paul Anthony Posillico, of Melville, New York, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that he did not provide FINRA with information about his business activities after it was requested of him. Letter No. 2014042126601 (Oct. 5, 2015). This is not the first…

James Bradley Schwartz, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on April 28, 2017, in which the customer requested $269,131.00 in damages based upon allegations against Schwartz of breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, omissions and misrepresentations,…

Nick Eugene Son, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on December 22, 2016, in which the customer requested $65,984.66 in damages based upon allegations that Son utilized the customer’s margin account without consent, and effected transactions that…

Kishan Parikh, of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on May 11, 2017, in which the customer requested $350,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Parikh made unsuitable investment recommendations to the customer and effected trades in the…

David Bruce Drucker, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly 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 based upon consenting to findings that he effected unauthorized trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent, No….

James Bradley Schwartz, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on April 28, 2017, in which the customer requested $269,131.00 in damages based upon allegations that Schwartz, between April of 2014 and May of 2016, breached his fiduciary and…

Robert Anthony Guidicipietro, of Holmdel, New Jersey, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on March 1, 2017, where the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Guidicipietro breached his fiduciary duties, made unsuitable investment recommendations and misrepresentations to the customers,…

Teryl Lee Trenchard, of Reston, Virginia, a stockbroker formerly registered with Capital Securities Management, Inc., has been identified in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation on March 10, 2017, wherein FINRA is examining alleged fraudulent activities of Trenchard. Trenchard was terminated by Capital Securities Management on March 10, 2017, based upon allegations that he…

Greg D. Templeton, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., has been permanently barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he obstructed a FINRA investigation into allegations of his sales practice violations and “mishandling” of…

David L. Sheppard, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he obstructed a FINRA investigation into allegations of his sales practice violations. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and…

Brian Kenneth Court, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on February 24, 2017, in which the customer requested $65,451.00 in damages based upon allegations that Court, from June of 2015 to November of 2016, churned the customer’s account,…

Joseph Francis Valdini, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on March 21, 2016, for $79,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Valdini breached his fiduciary and contractual duties to the customer, violated New Jersey…

John David Fenimore, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on June 9, 2014, in which the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Fenimore utilized the customer’s margin in an unsuitable manner, effected equity trades in…

Indra Ramsahai, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Aegis Capital Corp, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on July 18, 2016, for $90,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Ramsahai churned the customer’s investment account and effected unsuitable leveraged exchange traded fund transactions. Financial…

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