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Key Investment Services Sanctioned For Failure To Supervise

Key Investment Services LLC a securities broker dealer headquartered in Brooklyn Ohio has been censured and fined $425,000.00 by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) based upon findings that the securities broker dealer: (1) failed to supervise unit investment trust transactions executed in customer accounts by its stockbrokers (2) neglected to enforce procedures relating to the […]

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Key Investment Services Accused of Misrepresentation

April 19, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News   |   0 Comments

William Newell Bernardi Jr. a stockbroker currently employed by Key Investment Services LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on October 18, 2018 in which the customer requested at least $5,000.00 in damages supported by allegations that the customer was advised to purchase a Liberty Life Estate Maximizer life insurance policy […]

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Key Investment Services Accused Of Annuity Fraud

April 10, 2019  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   0 Comments

John L. Knight of Ann Arbor Michigan a stockbroker formerly employed by Key Investment Services is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint which was resolved for $13,932.48 on May 18, 2016 supported by accusations that misrepresentations had been made to the customer concerning a fixed annuity issued by Great American Life Assurance […]

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Key Investment Services Broker Barred In Investigation

November 03, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Customer Loans, Investment and Regulatory News   |   0 Comments

Tracy Michelle Lund of Hillsborough Oregon a stockbroker formerly employed by Key Investment Services has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Lund failed to cooperate in a FINRA investigation into allegations of her suspicious transactions involving a customer’s account. Letter of Acceptance […]

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Regulators Nab Key Investment Services Broker For Elder Abuse

Christopher Michael Herrmann of Greenwood Indiana a stockbroker formerly registered with Key Investment Services has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he made unsuitable investment recommendations to Key Investment Services customers and concealed information […]

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Key Investment Services Accused Of Misrepresentation

June 12, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   0 Comments

Michael Scott Hayes of Burlington Vermont a stockbroker formerly employed by Key Investment Services LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on March 10, 2016 where the customer sought $10,093.70 in damages founded on accusations that misrepresentations had been made to the customer concerning Forethought Life SecureForce Fixed Annuity and Commonwealth […]

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Key Investment Services Accused Of Misrepresentation

May 31, 2018  |   Posted by :   |   Investment and Regulatory News, Variable Annuites   |   0 Comments

Matthew I. Levine of Middleburg Heights Ohio a stockbroker currently registered with Key Investment Services LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on April 10, 2018 in which the customer requested $10,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that misrepresentations had been made to the customer concerning Pacific Life Discovery Xelerator IUL […]

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Brokerage Firms Fined for Stealing Customer Discounts

Key Investment Services, LLC, Next Financial Group, Inc., Stephens Inc., Bankers & Investors Co., and J.J.B. Hilliard, W.L. Lyons LLC were all recently censured and fined by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for failing to apply sales charge discounts to certain customers’ eligible purchases of unit investment trusts (“UITs”) in violation of FINRA Rule 2010; […]

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