Albert Foronda of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim where the customer sought $36,836.24 in damages founded on accusations of unauthorized and unsuitable trading by Foronda concerning a private placement when Foronda was registered with Spartan Capital…

Joseph Morris Thurnherr, of Brandon, South Dakota, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $75,000.00 in damages founded on allegations of negligent supervision, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract during the time that Thurnherr…

Leonard Joseph Marzocco (also known as Lenny Marzocco and Len Marzocco) of Nesconset New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Woodstock Financial Group has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Marzocco made unsuitable recommendations to a…

Stephen James Sullivan (also known as Stephen Sullivan) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation is referenced in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which he might face disciplinary action from the regulator based on allegations of defrauding customers by churning their accounts and making excessive trades….

Marc Augustus Reda of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with recommending unsuitable transactions for 66 customer accounts at Spartan Capital Securities and for churning those accounts. Department of Enforcement v. Marc Augustus Reda Complaint No….

Christopher George Orlando of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a FINRA investigation where the regulator recommended for Orlando to face disciplinary action by FINRA Department of Enforcement for allegedly trading on an excessive basis in customer accounts. Case No. 20170564326 (Sept. 18, 2020)….

John Joseph Stapleton of Garden City New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $25,445.00 in damages supported by accusations that the customer received unsuitable investment recommendations and had purchased securities that were misrepresented while Stapleton was…

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…

Timothy Patrick Higgins (also known as Tim Higgins) of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $45,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that unauthorized and excessive trades were effected in the customer’s account when Higgins…

Barry Jin (also known as Boqian Jin) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Spartan Capital Securities has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity on May 30, 2019 based upon allegations that he failed to comply with a settlement agreement or arbitration award….

Joseph Kelly (also known as Joe Kelly) of New York New York a stockbroker currently associated with Spartan Capital Securities Inc. has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $23,695.00 in damages supported by allegations of misrepresentation and bad investment recommendations by Kelly during the period in…

James William Flower (also known as Jim Flower) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement in a Complaint alleging that the stockbroker excessively traded and churned the accounts of five SW Financial customers causing them grave losses at the same…

Leonard Joseph Marzocco (also known as Lenny Marzocco) of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly associated with Spartan Capital Securities has been referenced in an investigation initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on October 14, 2019 which has led to FINRA’s preliminary determination to recommend that Marzocco face disciplinary action for possibly making…

James William Flower (also known as Jim Flower) of Garden City New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of an investigation initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on October 15, 2019. According to Public Disclosure, the investigation concerns allegations that the stockbroker recommended excessive trades to a customer….

Matthew Angelo Siliato of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital has been suspended by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity supported by accusations that the stockbroker neglected to comply with an award or settlement agreement or otherwise confirm his compliance with the…

John Joseph Stapleton of Garden City New York a stockbroker currently employed by Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $500,000.00 in damages supported by allegations of inappropriate common or preferred stocks Stapleton sold or recommended while the stockbroker was associated with Spartan Capital…

Louis Ward of Ronkonkoma New York a former owner and Chief Executive Officer of KC Ward Financial has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Ward neglected to adequately supervise three KC Ward stockbrokers who gave customers…

Joseph Francis Comiskey Jr. of Ronkonkoma New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $30,313.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) fiduciary duties owed to the customer had been violated (2) the customer’s account was handled…

Thomas John Briguccia Jr. of Ronkonkoma New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $1,911,616.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) transactions executed by the stockbroker failed to be suitable for the customer and (2) Spartan Capital…

Joseph Patrick Fuller of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $6,645,956.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) fiduciary duties owed to the customer had been breached (2) misrepresentations were made by the…

Dean John Kajouras of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a Consent Order issued by the State of Massachusetts Securities Division which required Kajouras to cease and desist from making unsuitable recommendations or engaging in other conduct violative of Massachusetts Securities Laws and required Kajouras…

Jason M. Santini of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $655,000.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) Santini violated his fiduciary duties to the customer (2) Santini effected transactions in the customer’s…

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…

Caeron Arlington McClintock of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon accusations that McClintock failed to provide FINRA with information that was requested of him. Case No. 2016051468601 (Nov. 6, 2017)….

Charles Gonzalez of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he engaged in undisclosed outside business activities and falsified testimony to FINRA personnel in the course of…

John M. Cullen of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages founded on allegations that the customer’s stock account had been overconcentrated by Cullen in speculative equities products. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority…

Tory A. Duggins, of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that he failed to fulfill his financial obligations pertaining to a customer initiated investment related settlement agreement or award…

In July 2017, Philip Marchese, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Legend Securities, Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim seeking $825,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that he made investment based misrepresentations to the customer, violated the Minnesota Securities Act, breached his fiduciary and contractual…

Jason M. Santini, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on November 21, 2016, where the customer sought $27,376.99 in damages based upon allegations that Santini breached his fiduciary duties, negligently managed the customer’s investment portfolio, utilized…

Mack Leon Miller, of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Dawson James Securities, Inc., was terminated from employment on April 20, 2017, based upon allegations that he solicited investments from customers in states that he was not licensed. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Public Disclosure reveals that Miller has been named in three…

Robert J. Murray, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on December 22, 2016, in which the customer requested $374,839.00 in damages based upon allegations that Murray converted the customer’s funds, effected unsuitable and excessive over-the-counter equity…

Philip Orezio Fatta, of Holtsville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Blackbook Capital, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on June 15, 2016, in which the customer requested $381,195.16 in damages based upon allegations that Fatta breached his fiduciary and contractual duties, churned the customer’s account, effected unsuitable…

Samuel T. Januszeqski-Ytrt, of Mineola, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Blackbook Capital LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on November 21, 2016, in which the customer requested $250,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Januszeqski-Ytrt breached his fiduciary duties, made misrepresentations concerning investments, and defrauded the customer…

Barry Jin, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on September 5, 2016, in which the customer requested $13,422.00 in damages based upon allegations that Jin effected options trades in the customer’s account without authorization. Financial Industry…

Shahbul Molla, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on March 7, 2016, in which the customer requested $115,414.22 in damages based upon allegations that Molla churned the customer’s investment account, overconcentrated the customer’s assets, made misrepresentations…

Marlon O. Cole, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly associated with Legend Securities, Inc., is the subject of a pending customer dispute filed in January against Legend Securities in which the customer has requested damages based upon allegations that Cole of effected unauthorized trades in the customer’s account. FINRA Public Disclosure records reveal that…

Robert J. Murray III, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly ssociated with Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated, investment related dispute filed in November 12, 2015, based upon the allegation that  Murray made unsuitable investment recommendations. FINRA BrokerCheck reveals that Murray has been subject to eleven customer initaited, investment…