Camille Cordova of Woodland Hills, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors (formerly known as AXA Advisors), 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 Cordova made an unsuitable recommendation to the customer regarding a variable…

James Earl Simpson of Toledo, Ohio, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was settled for $51,500.00 on January 28, 2022, founded on allegations that the customer was sold an unsuitable variable annuity through Simpson when he was employed by Equitable Advisors. According…

Edgar A. Kleydman of Brooklyn, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors LLC (formerly known as AXA), is named in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer received an award of $10,325.32 in damages supported by findings of Kleydman’s sales practice violations. The Statement of Claim alleges negligence,…

Ryan James Ott of Woodbridge, New Jersey, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that he failed to cooperate with FINRA’s request for information. Case No. 2020068564201 (November 1, 2021). According to FINRA Public Disclosure,…

David Allan Cohen, of Rockville, Maryland, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors, is identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on September 22, 2020, where the customer requested compensatory damages supported by accusations of unauthorized transactions, including loans against a customer’s insurance policy without their consent while Cohen was associated with Equitable…

James Earl Simpson, of Toledo, Ohio, a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Simpson failed to cooperate with FINRA’s investigation, which focused on allegations of him making unsuitable investment recommendations during the time that…

Ryan James Ott of Woodbridge New Jersey a stockbroker formerly registered with Equitable Advisors LLC has been discharged on November 2, 2020 based upon allegations of Ott failing to be responsive to supervisory personnel and for neglecting to handle customer inquiries during the period that he was placed on heightened supervision. FINRA Public Disclosure Ryan…