The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has suspended stockbroker Michael May from the securities industry. Mr. May consented to the suspension after FINRA alleged that between June 2017 and May 2018, while associated with Joseph Stone Capital L.L.C. (“Joseph Stone Capital”), Mr. May excessively and unsuitable traded a customer’s account, in violation of FINRA Rules 2111 and 2010. As part of the agreement, Mr. May also agreed to pay $10,349 in restitution and a fine of $5,000.
Mr. May was registered as a broker with Joseph Stone Capital L.L.C. from July 2015 to June 2020 and again from March 2021 to October 2021. He is currently registered with VCS Venture Securities in New York, NY.
Iorio Altamirano LLP is investigating potential legal claims on behalf of customers of Michael May and Joseph Stone Capital related to investment recommendations and account activity made by Mr. May.