Tag Archives: Centaurus Financial Inc.

FINRA Bars Centaurus Stockbroker In Investigation

February 01, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Misappropriation of Funds, Selling Away and Outside Activities, Stockbroker Theft   |   Comments Off on FINRA Bars Centaurus Stockbroker In Investigation

Jonathan H. Dudley of Atlanta Georgia a stockbroker formerly registered with Centaurus Financial has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Dudley failed to comply with FINRA while he was under investigation for potentially misusing a customer’s funds. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and […]

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Investors File Lawsuit Claim Against Centaurus Financial

January 03, 2021  |   Posted by :   |   Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Investors File Lawsuit Claim Against Centaurus Financial

Robert Joseph Binkele of Indian Wells California a stockbroker formerly registered with Centaurus Financial Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action in the Superior Court of California in which the customer sought more than $5,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of breach of fiduciary duty by Binkele as it pertained […]

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Investors Sue Centaurus For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

June 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Breach of Fiduciary Duty, Failure To Supervise, Securities Arbitration Claims, Structured Products, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Investors Sue Centaurus For Breach Of Fiduciary Duty

Cindy Lucille Porto Chiellini (also known as Cindy L. Porto) of Lexington South Carolina a stockbroker currently associated with Centaurus Financial LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that between 2011 and March of 2020: (1) a fiduciary duty […]

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Investors Sue Centaurus Financial For Fraud

April 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Direct Participation Programs, Private Placement Fraud, Securities Arbitration Claims, Securities Fraud, Unsuitable Investment Recommendations   |   Comments Off on Investors Sue Centaurus Financial For Fraud

Bryon Edwin Martinsen of Kings Park New York a stockbroker associated with Centaurus Financial Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $25,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that the stockbroker’s investment recommendations failed to be suitable for the Centaurus Financial customer. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) […]

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Silber Bennett Stockbroker Barred In Investigation

April 08, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News   |   Comments Off on Silber Bennett Stockbroker Barred In Investigation

Jose Angel Arizmendi of Encino California a stockbroker associated with Silber Bennett Financial Inc. has been barred by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity supported by allegations that the stockbroker neglected to respond to the regulator’s request for information about his activities. FINRA Case No. 2018057324301 (Dec. […]

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Investors Sue Centaurus For Misrepresentation

March 26, 2020  |   Posted by :   |   Failure To Supervise, Securities Arbitration Claims, Structured Products   |   Comments Off on Investors Sue Centaurus For Misrepresentation

Ricky Alan Mantei of Lexington South Carolina a stockbroker and branch manager of Centaurus Financial Inc. (also known as JP Turner Company) is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer had […]

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Investors Accuse Centaurus Financial Of Misrepresentation

Marc Frederick Korsch of Sarasota Florida a stockbroker registered with Centaurus Financial Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint on June 5, 2019 where the customer sought $53,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that misleading or false information had been provided to the customer between 2014 and 2019 in regard to […]

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Centaurus Sued By Investors For Misrepresentation

Katherine Greer Nishnic of Lexington South Carolina a stockbroker currently employed by Centaurus Financial Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $100,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that between 2010 and 2018: (1) transactions executed by the stockbroker failed to be suitable for the customer […]

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Regulator Takes Action Against Centaurus Financial Stockbroker

Cindy Lucille Porto Chiellini of Lexington South Carolina a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial Inc. is the subject of a regulatory action initiated by the State of Colorado in which the regulator is seeking to bar Chiellini from engaging in securities business in the State of Colorado supported by allegations that Chiellini engaged in […]

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Centaurus Stockbroker Barred For Lying To FINRA

August 11, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Elder Financial Abuse, Investment and Regulatory News   |   0 Comments

Fortino Rene Rivera of Anaheim California a stockbroker formerly employed by Centaurus Financial Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that Rivera lied to FINRA personnel when he had been investigated for having a joint account with an elderly customer […]

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Centaurus Financial Sued In Alternative Investments Debacle

David Bruce White of Bloomfield Hills Michigan a stockbroker formerly employed by Centaurus Financial Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled to resolve the customer’s accusations that the customers were placed into an unsuitable oil and gas investment and had been induced to purchase the investment by way […]

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Investors Capital Corp Sued By Investors For REIT Misconduct

Donnie Eugene Ingram of Winter Haven Florida a stockbroker associated with Cetera Advisors LLC and Investors Capital Corp. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $23,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that Ingram executed unsuitable corporate debt and real estate investment trust trades in the customer’s account. Financial […]

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Centaurus Financial Sued By Investors For REIT Misconduct

Bryon Edwin Martinsen of Kings Park New York a stockbroker currently employed by Centaurus Financial Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $127,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that Martinsen gave the customer bad advice concerning real estate securities held in the customer’s investment portfolio between […]

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FINRA Bars Centaurus Broker In Bank Fraud Case

October 22, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News   |   0 Comments

Larry Joe Templin of Temple Texas a stockbroker formerly employed by Centaurus Financial Inc. 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 produce documentation and information for FINRA in its investigation into accusations of Templin’s bank fraud. Letter […]

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Investor Sues Centaurus Financial For Fraud

James Orth Davis of San Francisco California a stockbroker currently employed by Centaurus Financial, Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related civil action in which the customer sought unspecified damages based upon accusations including (1) negligent misrepresentation (2) omissions of information (3) fraud (4) breach of fiduciary duty and (5) violation of California […]

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Centaurus Sued By Customer For Annuity Fraud

Marc Frederick Korsch of Sarasota Florida a stockbroker currently employed by Centaurus Financial Inc. is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $55,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) fixed annuity fees and surrender penalties were not reasonably explained to the customer and (2) recommendations to switch the […]

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Centaurus Financial Accused Of REIT Fraud

July 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Non-traded REITs   |   0 Comments

William Charles Burks II of Flower Mound, Texas, a stockbroker currently employed by Centaurus Financial, Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint on May 15, 2018 in which the customer requested $415,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that the customer was not provided adequate information pertaining to risks of real […]

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Investors Sue Centaurus Financial For Annuity Fraud

July 16, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   0 Comments

Ralph Quintana II of Upland California a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $143,775.00 in damages based upon allegations that the customer was (1) not provided adequate information regarding surrender penalties and fees relating to a variable annuity and […]

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Centaurus Financial Sued For Bad Investments

Gregory John Richards of Scottsdale Arizona a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $23,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that unsuitable investment recommendations had been made to the customer concerning real estate security and fixed annuity products. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority […]

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Centaurus Financial Stockbroker Charged With Fraud

Patric Ken Baccam, of Hemet, California, has been charged by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in a Complaint alleging that Hemet, inter alia, concocted a scheme to defraud investors in the sale of unsecured promissory notes. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Baccam, Docket No. 17-cv-172 (C.D. Cal. 2017). According to the Complaint, […]

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Centaurus Financial Stockbroker Barred Forgery

Stephen Eugene Winkelman Junior, of Pasadena, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc., was named in an Order issued by The State of Kansas Securities Commissioner which revoked Winkelman’s securities registration and instituted cease and desist sanctions against him based upon allegations that Winkelman falsified a customer’s consolidated financial statement and inflated values […]

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Centaurus Financial Named In FINRA Securities Arbitration

Marcious Dickerson, of Livonia, Michigan, a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on September 1, 2015, for $97,983.70 in damages based upon allegations that Dickerson breached his fiduciary and contractual duties to the customer, effected unsuitable transactions in the customer’s account, […]

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Centaurus Financial Named In Customer Securities Arbitration

David Bruce White, of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on July 27, 2016, in which the customer requested $75,000.00 in damages based upon allegation that White’s recommendations in limited partnership interests and direct participation programs caused the customer […]

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Centaurus Financial Named In Securities Arbitration Alleging Fraud

Leslie R. “Butch” Cabrinha, a stockbroker currently registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc., has been subject to a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on May 16, 2014, which was settled for $75,000.00 in damages. The customer’s claim, which pertained to Cabrinha’s conduct, was based upon allegations that the branch manager failed to supervise one of […]

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Centaurus Financial Names in Customer Arbitration Claim Alleging Misrepresentation

Jan E. Haynes, of La Jolla, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc., has been named in twelve customer initiated investment arbitration actions, according to FINRA Public Disclosure. Particularly, on July 17, 2014, Haynes settled a customer initiated investment arbitration action for $22,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Haynes misrepresented facts to […]

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Centaurus Financial Stockbroker Martinsen In Customer Dispute

Bryon E. Martinsen, of Northport, New York, a stockbroker with Centaurus Financial, Inc., was named in a customer dispute in which a customer is requesting $1,787,000.00 in damages after alleging that Martinsen sold the customer products that were unsuitable and had not been vetted with proper due diligence. According to FINRA BrokerCheck, Martinsen has also […]

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