Albert Foronda of New York, NY, a stockbroker registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Foronda breached his fiduciary duties, breached a contract, and was negligent in connection with the recommendation and…

Joseph Francis Comiskey Jr. of Ronkonkoma, NY, a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $10,500.00 in damages based upon allegations that Comiskey made misrepresentations of material fact, was negligent, and breached his fiduciary duties in connection with…

Joseph Kelly (also known as Joe Kelly), of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, was the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim that was settled for $94,750.00 in damages based upon allegations that Kelly made misrepresentations of material fact and made unsuitable recommendations of…

Terry Tzagarakis (also known as Terry Rakis), of Bay Ridge, New York, a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for twelve months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member because Tzagarakis engaged in excessive trading. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. 2018056490305 (October 14,…

Stephen James Sullivan of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker registered with Salomon Whitney LLC, has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Sullivan engaged in unsuitable trading. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. 2019061952601 (October 21, 2022). FINRA…

Kim Marie Monchik (also known as Kim Marie Amendola), a stockbroker and CCO of Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) enforcement action in which the regulator is seeking sanctions against Monchik based upon allegations that Monchik failed to disclose customer initiated investment related arbitration claims. Department of…

Timothy Patrick Higgins (also known as Tim Higgins), of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) enforcement decision where he was permanently barred when he failed to testify in connection with a FINRA investigation of is conduct. FINRA Enforcement Action…

Nicholas James Schiano of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $350,343.10 in damages based upon allegations that Schiano churned the customer’s account, made unsuitable investment recommendations, breached…

David Martin Martirosian of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity because Martirosian failed to cooperate with FINRA in an investigation relating to excessive and unsuitable trading and selling away while registered with…

James Robert Pecoraro of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial has been fined $10,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity based upon allegations that Pecoraro engaged in quantitatively unsuitable excesive trading in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2017056820701 (Aug….

Ahmad Mohamed Maklouf (also known as Ed Maklouf) of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Management LLC, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $350,343.10 in damages based upon allegations that Maklouf churned accounts, breached a fiduciary duty, made unsuitable and…

Michael Christopher Venturino of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker registered with Aegis Capital Corp., is referenced in an enforcement action initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) where the regulator is seeking sanctions against Venturino based upon allegations that Venturino committed fraud and made excessive and unsuitable transactions in Aegis Capital Corp customer accounts….

John Dennis Lowry of New York, New York, the owner of Spartan Capital Securities LLC, was identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $75,000.00 in damages because Lowry allegedly breached a fiduciary duty and had recommended unsuitable investments while he was registered with Spartan Capital Securities. Financial…

Timothy Patrick Higgins of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, has been charged in a Complaint in which Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement alleges that Higgins failed to cooperate with a FINRA investigation on two separate occasions relating to Higgins’ potential excessive and unsuitable trading of…

Ian Phillip Lowrey of Brandon, South Dakota, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, 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 he executed excessive trades in customer accounts resulting in losses to Spartan Capital…

Philip Marchese of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, has been suspended for twelve months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Marchese made unsuitable recommendations to a customer when Marchese was employed by Spartan Capital. Letter of…

Marc Augustus Reda of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based on findings that he churned investor accounts and made unauthorized trades when he was employed by Spartan Capital Securities. Department of Enforcement…

John Joseph Stapleton of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related securities arbitration claim which was settled for $10,000.00 in damages founded on allegations of unsuitable investment recommendations and misrepresentations by Stapleton when he was employed by Spartan Capital Securities. Financial Industry…

Terry Tzagarakis (also known as Terry Rakis) of Bay Ridge, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim where the customer requested $1,240,169.28 in damages supported by accusations that between 2013 and 2021, the customer’s account had been churned. Financial Industry Regulatory…

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 Kelly (also known as Joe Kelly) 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 in which the customer requested $844,107.44 in damages founded on allegations that Spartan Capital Management failed to supervise private placement and stock transactions…

Nicholas James Schiano of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $350,343.10 in damages founded on accusations that the customer’s account was churned and that unauthorized trades were made by Schiano during…

John Dennis Lowry, of New York, New York, a stockbroker and Chief Executive Officer of Spartan Capital Securities, is referenced in another customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages supported by allegations including failure to supervise, unauthorized trading, misrepresentation, unsuitability, breach of fiduciary duty, and churning concerning…

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…

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…

Travis Justin Lippmann, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Stone Capital LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 30, 2021, where the customer sought $853,231.33 in damages founded on accusations of Lippmann’s unsuitable trading of over-the-counter equities during the time that he was associated…

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…

Michael John Giovannelli (also known as Michael Anthony Giovannelli), of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to a Default Decision containing findings that Giovannelli engaged in unauthorized trading and had falsified documents…

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…

Spartan Capital Securities a securities broker dealer headquartered in Manhattan New York—along with John D. Lowry (co-founder and CEO of Spartan) and Kim M. Monchik (CCO of Spartan)—have been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Department of Enforcement with failing to disclose reportable events concerning Spartan stockbrokers, including customer complaints and arbitrations. Department of Enforcement…

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….

Kim Marie Monchik (also known as Kim Marie Amendola) of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which FINRA believes that Monchik should face disciplinary action based on potential violations of its rules relating to customer disputes….

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….

Michael John Giovannelli of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with effecting an unauthorized trade in a customer’s account when Giovannelli was associated with Spartan Capital Securities. Department of Enforcement v. Michael J. Giovannelli Disciplinary Proceeding…

Carlos Arturo Hurtado (also known as Carl Arthurs and as Carlos Arthurs) 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 findings that he failed to cooperate with a FINRA investigation into…

Michael John Giovannelli (also known as Michael Anthony Giovannelli) of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator made an initial determination to recommend that Giovannelli be sanctioned for engaging in unauthorized trading and for providing…

John M. Cullen of Garden City New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $336,948.00 in damages based upon accusations that Cullen provided unsuitable recommendations to the customer during the time that Cullen was associated…

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…

Marlon O. Cole of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $20,000.00 in damages based upon accusations of unsuitable margin use and the breach of a fiduciary duty by Cole concerning his over-the-counter equities transactions…

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…

Marc Augustus Reda of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been referenced in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator has made an initial determination for Reda to face disciplinary action supported by accusations of Reda effecting trades in customer accounts on an…

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….

Terry Au of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by WestPark Capital Inc. has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $125,000.00 in damages founded on accusations that a fiduciary duty that was owed to the customer was breached by Au in regard to the customer’s…

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…

Terry Tzagarakis (also known as Terry Rakis) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $6,645,956.00 in damages based upon accusations that (1) unauthorized transactions were effected in the customer’s account (2) stocks selected…

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…

Mack Leon Miller (also known as Mark Miller) of New York New York a stockbroker registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he effected excessive trades or churned a customer’s account causing the customer…

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…

Michael James Resciniti of Spartan Capital Securities LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on accusations that Resciniti was unresponsive to a FINRA inquiry. Case No. 2018058707101 (Nov. 19, 2018). According to FINRA Public Disclosure, Resciniti’s non-cooperation had been met with a suspension by…

Marc Augustus Reda of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer was awarded $15,381.00 in damages based upon Spartan Capital Securities being found liable on the customer’s claims including churning of the customer’s account by…

Robert John Murray of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which ten customers collectively requested $6,645,956.00 in damages based upon allegations that (1) fiduciary duties owed to customers had been violated (2) misrepresentations had been made concerning…

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…

Joseph Paul Todaro of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $184,241.00 in damages supported by allegations that (1) excessive commissions had been charged to the customer for trades effected in the customer’s account…

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…

Sherman Thomas Felix, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on November 12, 2015, in which the customer requested $31,711.00 in damages based upon allegations that Felix made unsuitable recommendations to the customer concerning stock investments, where…

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…

John Joseph Stapleton, of Uniondale, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Craig Scott Capital, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on January 3, 2017, in which the customer requested $48,223.26 in damages based upon allegations that Stapleton effected unsuitable stock transactions in the customer’s account. Craig Scott Capital however…

Joseph Kelly, of New York, New York, a stockbroker currently registered with Spartan Capital Securiites, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on April 4, 2016, in which the customer requested $450,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Kelly made misrepresentations to the customer concerning equity investments, and excessively traded…

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…

Kerry Patrick Raheb, a stockbroker formerly registered with the Garden City, New York office of Spartan Capital Securities, LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related written complaint on July 21, 2014, in which the customer requested $37,214.99 in damages based upon allegations that Raheb coerced the customer to purchase over-the-counter equities which…

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…

Caeron Arlington McClintock, of New York, New York, a broker formerly registered with EJ Sterling, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on November 22, 2016, in which the customer has requested $135,593.00 in damages based upon allegations that McClintock breached his fiduciary and contractual duties to the customer, churned the…

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…

Marc A. Reda, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly with PHX Financial, Inc. is the subject of a customer intiated, investment related dispute where Reda was alleged to to have breached his fiduciary duty and made unsuitable investment recommendations. FINRA Public Disclosure records reveal that Reda has been previously subject to nine customer…