Brian Orlando Blanco of Bloomington, Illinois, a stockbroker formerly registered with State Farm VP Management Corp., has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he forged his customers’ signatures on applications when associated with State Farm VP…

Karen Denise Clark-Kocinski of Bloomingdale Illinois a stockbroker formerly registered with State Farm VP Management Corp. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that she failed to comply with FINRA personnel during the period that she was being investigated for misappropriating funds belonging…

David Lance Hall of Bakersfield California a stockbroker formerly registered with State Farm VP Management Corp. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Hall avoided cooperating with FINRA during the time that he was investigated for failing to comply with State Farm’s…

Steven John Sosnowski of Bloomington Illinois a former State Farm VP Management Corp. registered representative has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for five months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he forged a customer’s signature on a life insurance policy. Letter of…

Benjamin Philip Brown of Bloomington Illinois a former State Farm VP Management Corp registered representative has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on accusations that he failed to cooperate with FINRA’s request for his information. Case No. 2017054972901 (Dec. 22, 2017). FINRA Public Disclosure confirms…

Shannon Lynn Lewis of Muscatine, Iowa, a registered representative with State Farm VP Management Company, has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity by consenting to findings that he engaged in unapproved securities transactions. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent, No….