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On August 13, 2021, a FINRA arbitration panel in New York, New York, ruled in favor of a brokerage customer that invested in GPB Automotive Portfolio LP and GPB Waste Management LP at the recommendation of his financial advisor at Hightower Securities, LLC.

The arbitration panel ordered Hightower Securities, LLC to refund $163,201 to the customer in exchange for a return of the limited partnership interests, essentially making the customer whole. The customer had purchased the limited partnership interests for $170,000 and had previously received $6,799 from the investments as a return of capital.

Iorio Altamirano LLP is investigating claims on behalf of defrauded investors who were victims in the GPB funds scheme. The GPB funds were marketed to independent broker-dealers and investment advisers who would, in turn, sell the GPB funds to their retail investors.

HighTower Securities, LLC was formed in June 2001 and is headquartered in Illinois, Chicago. The firm is under common control with HighTower Advisors, LLC, a registered investment advisor (RIA). According to legal filings, HighTower Advisors, LLC facilitated the sale of some of the partnership interests of the GPB funds.

Iorio Altamirano LLP is investigating claims on behalf of defrauded investors who were victims in the GPB funds scheme. The GPB funds were marketed to independent broker-dealers and investment advisers who would, in turn, sell the GPB funds to their retail investors. According to publicly available records filed with the SEC, broker-dealer HighTower Securities, LLC likely received sales compensation for selling the GPB funds to retail investors.

If you lost money in GPB funds with HighTower Securities, LLC, you may have a claim.

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