Samuel Girgiss of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages based upon accusations of excessive trading, unsuitable trading, and failure to supervise by Worden Capital Management. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)…

Richard Foerster Reynolds of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,606,034.39 in damages supported by allegations of breach of fiduciary duty and churning of the customer’s account by Reynolds when he was registered with…

Worden Capital Management LLC, a securities broker dealer headquartered in Garden City, New York, has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Department of Enforcement with failing to supervise private placement offerings, including its failure to conduct due diligence to ensure that investments were suitable for investors. Department of Enforcement v. Worden Capital Management…

Jason Andrew Wilk (also known as Jason A. Wilks) of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Wilk failed to testify in a FINRA investigation regarding allegations of his excessive…

Sean P. McCabe, of Westbury, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $330,113.00 in damages supported by accusations of misrepresentation relating to stock trading during the time that McCabe was employed by Worden Capital Management….

Michael Anthony Valdini, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, is identified in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $1,277,631.00 in damages founded on allegations of breach of contract and violations of both FINRA and SEC rules concerning over-the-counter equities…

William Nicholas Athas, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management and KC Ward Financial, has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to an Order Accepting Offer of Settlement issued by FINRA Office of Hearing Officers. Department of Enforcement v. William…

Matthew Gates, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Gunnar Co. LLC, is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested compensatory damages supported by accusations of unsuitable purechases of real estate security products by Gates while he was employed by Joseph…

William Nicholas Athas, of Melville, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with excessively trading and churning investor accounts when he was associated with Worden Capital Management. Department of Enforcement v. William Nicholas Athas, Disciplinary Action No. 2018057883102 (January 18, 2022). According…

Peter N. Girgis, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC, has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that he excessively traded in customer accounts during the time that he was…

Michael Philip Capolongo, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management, is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $330,113.00 in damages based on allegations that Capolongo breached a fiduciary duty regarding common and preferred stock transactions during the period that he…

Abdul Matin Rahmani of Mineola 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 based upon a FINRA Office of Hearing Officer’s Order Accepting Offer of Settlement containing findings that Rahmani engaged in outside business activities which…

Jason Andrew Wilk (also known as Jason Andrew Wilks) of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with failing to comply with an investigation into accusations of his excessive trading in customer accounts when he was registered with Worden Capital…

Jamie John Worden of New York New York the Owner and CEO of Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he failed to comply with FINRA’s investigation into a private placement offering of pre-IPO securities through Worden Capital…

Joseph Francis Valdini of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $1,277,631.00 in damages founded on allegations of misrepresentation and churning of stocks and over-the-counter equities by Valdini when he was employed by Worden Capital…

David Khezri of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management and Network 1 Financial Securities Inc. is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator recommended that Khezri face disciplinary action for possible violations of FINRA rules and securities laws pertaining to excessive and unsuitable…

David Weisberg of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer requested $47,629.58 in damages founded on accusations of unsuitability and misrepresentation relating to the customer’s investments in over-the-counter equities between October of 2017…

Donald Joseph Fowler of Rockville Center New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Fowler churned and excessively traded the accounts of four of his customers. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent…

David Michael Murray of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim in which the customer sought $653,700.00 in damages based upon accusations that between August of 2017 and December of 2019, stock and over-the-counter equities transactions…

John Sebastion Cangialosi Jr of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that Cangialosi engaged in excessive trading of customer accounts at Worden Capital Management…

Henry Bones II of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any principal capacity based upon findings that Bones failed to supervise a Worden Capital Management stockbroker who made unsuitable investment recommendations to…

Christ Elias Baltas of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer sought $284,108.07 in damages supported by allegations of unsuitable recommendations to the customer in regard to common and preferred stock and over-the-counter equities…

Christopher George Orlando of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Legend Securities and Worden Capital Management has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings of Orlando making excessive trades in customer accounts. Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent No. 2017056432603 (June…

William Nicholas Athas of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management is the subject of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which the regulator has determined that Department of Enforcement should pursue disciplinary action against Athas for potentially churning investor accounts and for making unsuitable investment recommendations. Case No….

Salvatore Pizzimenti of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that he chose not to cooperate with a FINRA investigation in which his trading of investor accounts was being reviewed for…

John Sebastion Cangialosi of New York New York a stockbroker registered with Worden Capital Management and SW Financial is under a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) investigation in which Cangialosi may face disciplinary action for allegedly making unsuitable recommendations to customers. Case No. 20170564326 (Sept. 15, 2020). According to FINRA Public Disclosure, FINRA recommended for…

Joseph Francis Valdini of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claim where the customer requested $1,000,000.00 in damages supported by accusations of fraud and negligent supervision pertaining to Valdini’s over-the-counter equities transactions at Worden Capital Management LLC….

Worden Capital Management LLC (WCM) and Chief Executive Officer Jaime John Worden have been sanctioned by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) supported by findings that WCM and Jaime Worden failed to supervise the suitability of customer transactions and neglected to ensure the public disclosure of customer initiated investment related FINRA securities arbitration claims alleging sales…

John Michael LoPinto of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management and investment adviser representative of Keyport Venture Advisors LLC has been censured and fined $40,000.00 according to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Order containing findings that LoPinto made misrepresentations to investors concerning pooled investment vehicles. In the Matter…

Jason Paul Collichio of Garden City New York a stockbroker currently registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been fined $5,000.00 and suspended for three months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in A PRINCIPAL capacity based upon findings that he did not supervise Worden Capital Management stockbrokers who excessively traded…

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)….

Yousuf Saljooki (also known as Joe Saljooki) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon an Office of Hearing Officers’ Default Decision containing findings that Saljooki failed to cooperate with FINRA Department of…

Christ Elias Baltas a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon findings that Baltas failed to comply with FINRA during its investigation into accusations of his failed supervision of a stockbroker who engaged in unsuitable trading…

Abdul Matin Rahmani (also known as Abdul Rahmani) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with SW Financial is the subject of an August 5, 2020 FINRA investigation in which he may face a disciplinary action from FINRA Department of Enforcement based upon accusations of him engaging in undisclosed outside business activities and failing…

Chams Khwaja (also known as Sean Khwaja) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity according to a Default Decision containing findings that Khwaja declined to cooperate with FINRA’s investigation into allegations of his…

Donald Joseph Fowler of Rockville Center New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management is referenced in an Order Instituting Administrative Proceedings by Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in which the regulator is determining whether to permanently bar Fowler from being a stockbroker or investment advisor representative given findings of Fowler violating federal…

Allan Perry Montalbano of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly employed by National Securities Corporation and Worden Capital Management LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $160,000.00 in damages founded on accusations of (1) breach of a contract governing the customer’s stock trades at National…

David Weisberg of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he effected unsuitable and excessive trades in the account of a Worden Capital Management…

Chams Khwaja (also known as Sean Khwaja) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been charged by Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in a Complaint alleging that he failed to comply with a FINRA investigation into allegations of his unapproved outside business activities. Department of Enforcement v. Chams…

David Michael Murray of New York New York a stockbroker currently employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been identified in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim where the customer sought $174,991.00 in damages founded on accusations of (1) omissions and misrepresentations (2) breach of contract (3) breach of fiduciary duty (4) suitability (5)…

William Nicholas Athas of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with KC Ward Financial is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was resolved for $95,000.00 in damages based upon accusations that the customer was defrauded. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Arbitration No. 17-00213 (Feb. 22, 2018). According to the…

Richard Foerster Reynolds of Melville New York a stockbroker currently employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been referenced in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which has been resolved for $14,999.99 in damages founded on accusations that (1) a fiduciary duty was breached (2) a contract pertaining to the customer’s investments was not…

Albert Foronda of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been fined $7,500.00 and suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon consenting to findings that he effected transactions in the accounts of Worden Capital Management customers without their consent….

Bruno Henrique Silva (also known as Harvey Silva) of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been fined $15,000.00 and suspended for sixteen months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based in part on findings that Silva falsified the securities broker dealer’s…

Donald Joseph Fowler of Rockville Center New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Worden Capital Management LLC and J.D. Nicholas Associates Inc. was found liable by a jury for engaging in a fraudulent investment scheme which involved Fowler’s excessive trading of customer accounts causing catastrophic losses for his customers. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Donald…

Donald Joseph Fowler of Rockville Center New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Worden Capital Management LLC and J.D. Nicholas Associates Inc. was found liable by a jury for engaging in a fraudulent investment scheme which involved Fowler’s excessive trading of customer accounts causing catastrophic losses for his customers. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Donald…

Elvin J. Lopez of New York New York a stockbroker formerly registered with Worden Capital Management LLC has been suspended from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by findings that Lopez failed to confirm with FINRA whether he met his obligation to pay compensatory damages to a customer…

Gregory Thomas Dean of Rockville Centre New York a stockbroker employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity founded on findings that (1) Dean churned a customer’s investment account and (2) Dean made unsuitable and excessive trades in customer accounts. Letter…

Yousuf Saljooki (also known as Joe Saljooki) of Melville New York a stockbroker employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been fined $20,000.00 and suspended for nine months from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based in part on findings that (1) Saljooki gave customers investment advice and sold…

John Sebastian Cangialosi of New York New York a stockbroker currently registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $37,399.00 in damages founded on accusations that (1) the customer’s account was administered negligently (2) false or misleading statements and omissions had…

Joseph Francis Valdini of Garden City New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity supported by accusations that Valdini failed to respond to a request FINRA made regarding Valdini’s activities which possibly related to his disclosures…

Michael Anthony Valdini of Garden City New York a stockbroker currently registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim in which the customer requested $2,115,095.00 in damages supported by accusations that (1) unauthorized transactions were effected in the customer’s account (2) transactions executed in the customer’s…

Sean P. McCabe of Melville New York a stockbroker currently registered with Worden Capital Management LLC is the subject of a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim which was settled for $17,500.00 in damages based upon accusations that between May 17, 2017 and September 28, 2017: (1) inappropriate investment recommendations had been made to the…

Abed William Lulu of Melville New York a stockbroker formerly employed by Worden Capital Management LLC has been barred from associating with any Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) member in any capacity based upon allegations that Lulu failed to provide information to FINRA that had been requested of him. Case No. 2017055568801 (May 7, 2018)….

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…

John N. Girgis of New York New York is a stockbroker formerly registered with Legend Securities Inc. who is the subject of a customer initiated investment related written complaint which settled for nearly ten thousand dollars in damages founded on allegations that the customer was charged excessive commissions for over-the-counter equities transactions executed in the…

Scott Jason Hechler, of New York, New York, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on July 5, 2016, for $24,999.00 in damages based upon allegations that he made misrepresented investment products, churned the customer’s account, and deceived the customer in reference to stock transactions effected in the customer’s…

Elvin J. Lopez, of New York, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Brookstone Securities, Inc., has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on April 12, 2017, for $31,276.98 in damages based upon allegations that he made misrepresentations to the customer, breached his fiduciary and contractual duties, negligently managed…

Allan Montalbano, of Westbury, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim, which settled on March 31, 2017, for $15,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Montalbano breached his contractual duties, made misrepresentations to the customer, breached his fiduciary obligations, and violated…

Peter N. Girgis, of Staten Island, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on May 5, 2016, in which the customer requested $687,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Girgis misappropriated funds from the customer, effected unauthorized and unsuitable…

William Nicholas Athas, of Ronkonkoma, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with K.C. Ward Financial, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on February 16, 2017, in which the customer requested $290,000.00 in damages based upon allegations including: the use of fraudulent or manipulative contrivances or devices; breach of duty of…

Allan P. Montalbano, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker formerly registered with National Securities Corporation, has been named in a customer initiated investment related arbitration claim on June 20, 2016, in which the customer requested $350,000.00 in damages based upon allegations that Montalbano breached his contractual and fiduciary duties, negligently handled the customer’s investment…

Michael McMahon, of Westbury, New York, a stockbroker with National Securities Corporation, is presently subject to eight customer initiated investment related arbitration claims alleging fraud.  The customer disputes, which appear to have been lodged between July 20, 2015, and June 20, 2016, all contain allegations that McMahon made negligent misrepresentations to customers, breached his fiduciary to…

Sean P. McCabe, of Westbury, New York, a stockbroker with formerly with National Securities Corporation, is the subject of a customer customer initiated investment related claim in which the customer seeks $550,000.00 in damages based upon the allegations that McCabe committed negligence, breached his fiduciary duty to the customer, and made misrepresentations concerning investments. In…

Gregory Dean, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker with Worden Capital Management LLC, is currently subject to four pending customer disputes. Particularly, on June 20, 2016, Dean became subject to a pending customer dispute in which the customer has requested $138,032.66 amid allegations against Dean of fraud, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of…

Donald J. Fowler, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker with Worden Capital Management LLC, is currently subject to two pending customer disputes. Particularly, on June 6, 2016, a customer requested $812,000.00 in damages in connection with allegations against Fowler of securities fraud in violation of Securities Exchange Act of 1934 Section 10(b) and 20(a),…

Michael A. Valdini, of Garden City, New York, a stockbroker with Worden Capital Management LLC, is subject to a pending customer dispute from April 2, 2015, in which the customer requested damages of $125,956.33 in connection with allegations against Valdini of negligent supervision, charging of excessive commissions, overconcentration of the customer’s assets, unsuitability, unauthorized trading…