Scot Barringer of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker registered with Westpark Capital Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint that was settled on September 15, 2022, for $50,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Barringer made unsuitable recommendations of GWG L-bonds when Barringer was associated with Westpark Capital Inc. Financial Industry…

Douglas Fulton Kaiser (also known as Doug Kaiser), of Boca Raton, FL, a stockbroker registered with Westpark Capital Inc., has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity because Kaiser failed to supervise certain registered representatives. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and…

Richard Alyn Rappaport (also known as Rick Rappaport) of New York, New York, a stockbroker registered with Westpark Capital Inc., was the subject of a customer initiated investment related Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) securities arbitration claim which was settled for $1,050,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Rappaport failed to supervise the sale of…

John Anthony Orlando of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital Inc., has been fined $2,500.00 and suspended for ten days from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity based upon allegations that Orlando engaged in excessive trading. Order Accepting Offer of Settlement No. 2019063633301 (Aug. 5, 2022). According to the…

Lawrence John Fawcett (also known as Larry Fawcett Jr.) of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital and Salomon Whitney Financial, has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member supported by allegations that Lawrence failed to pay an arbitration award to an investor. FINRA Public Disclosure  …

John Anthony Orlando of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital Inc., has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with making unsuitable recommendations, falsifying information on Westpark Capital’s books and records relating to his solicitation of trades, and falsifying statements to the securities broker dealer regarding his…

Lawrence John Fawcett Jr. (also known as Larry Fawcett), of Los Angeles, California, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer was awarded $545,727.12 in compensatory damages based upon WestPark Capital being found liable on the customer’s causes of action,…

Stephen Sloane, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages supported by accusations that Sloane provided unsuitable investment recommendations regarding government debt investments when he was employed by WestPark Capital. Financial…

WestPark Capital Inc. and its CEO, Richard Alyn Rappaport (also known as Rick Rappaport), of Los Angeles, California, have been sanctioned by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) based on findings that WestPark and Rappaport misrepresented information to customers concerning WPCFS offerings, and failed to supervise stockbrokers’ solicitations of investments. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent…

Laurence Jordan Russo (also known as Larry Russo and as Jordan Russo), of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc., is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim which was settled for $37,500.00 in damages supported by accusations that Russo breached a fiduciary duty while he was…

Gregory Walter McCloskey (also known as Gregory Walter Meier) of Newport Beach California a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to a FINRA Office of Hearing Officer’s Order that contains findings of McCloskey engaging in private securities…

Harry Seth Datys of New York New York a stockbroker formerly employed by WestPark Capital Inc. has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he advised customers of WestPark to purchase promissory notes that were not suitable for them and…

John Anthony Orlando of Fort Lauderdale Florida a stockbroker formerly employed by WestPark Capital is referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer sought $338,500.00 in damages supported by allegations that between August of 2016 and March of 2017, the customer had been sold securities in a bad private placement…

Gregory Alan Ricker of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker formerly associated with Westpark Capital Inc. has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for six months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he engaged in private securities transactions without the securities broker dealer’s approval. Letter of…

Gregory Walter McCloskey (also known as Gregory Walter Meier) of Newport Beach California a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital Inc. is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation concerning McCloskey’s possible engagement in private securities transactions and his possible obstruction of the regulator’s investigation into accusations of his misconduct. FINRA Case…

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…

Harry Seth Datys of New York New York a stockbroker associated with WestPark Capital has been referenced in an investigation initiated by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 20, 2019 into allegations that the stockbroker schemed to defraud investors through his offer and sale of Westpark Capital Financial Services LLC securities. FINRA Investigation No….

Gregory Alan Ricker of Boca Raton Florida a stockbroker registered with WestPark Capital Inc. is the subject of a customer initiated investment related complaint which was resolved on September 17, 2019 for $22,500.00 in damages based upon accusations that transactions were unsuitable for the customer and that the customer’s equity portfolio had been churned by…

Gregory Walter McCloskey (also known as Gregory Walter Meier) of Newport Beach California a stockbroker formerly registered with WestPark Capital Inc. has been terminated by the securities broker dealer on October 7, 2019 founded on accusations that McCloskey failed to comply with a heightened supervision plan that was implemented because of his misconduct in the…

Lawrence John Fawcett Jr. of Los Angeles California is a stockbroker formerly registered with Westpark Capital Inc. has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he obstructed a FINRA investigation into allegations of Fawcett’s unapproved outside business activities. Letter of Acceptance…

Lawrence John Fawcett Jr., of Farmingdale, New York, a stockbroker registered with Salomon Whitney Financial, has been fined $2,500.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity by consenting to findings that he made an unsuitable investment recommendation to a customer. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent, No….

WestPark Capital, Inc., located in Los Angeles, California, has been censured and fined $27,500.00 by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) by consenting to findings that the firm failed to create and sustain adequate supervision of collateralized mortgage obligations and failed to enforce existing supervisory practices. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent, No. 2016051690101 (Dec. 22,…

Victor Carmine Sibilla, of Scottsdale, Arizona, a stockbroker currently registered with Westpark Capital, Inc., is the subject of a customer initiated investment related civil action brought in a state court in Salt Lake City, Utah, where the customer requested $108,400.00 in damages founded on accusations that Sibilla effected the customer’s private placement transaction even though…

Michael S. Bell, a Stockbroker with Westpark Capital, was suspended from association with all Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member firms after consenting to findings that he violated his firm’s written supervisory procedures in sending e-mails that were unbalanced, promissory, and misleading. Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent No. 2014041848801 (Apr. 30, 2015). Westpark Capital…