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FINRA has suspended broker Scott Niekamp from the securities industry for three months for engaging in two outside business activities without providing prior written notice to his firm, Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Additionally, Niekamp loaned money to a firm customer in violation of the firm’s written supervisory procedures and FINRA rules.

Niekamp’s suspension is scheduled to begin on July 7, 2021, and end on October 5, 2021. He was fined $10,000.

If you have lost money with Scott Niekamp, or Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, contact FINRA arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) has barred broker Chad Mackland from the securities industry.  Mr. Mackland was barred from the brokerage industry for refusing to cooperate with a FINRA investigation into alleged theft and fraudulent sales practices.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Mr. Mackland is facing four felony charges in the District Court of Pottawattamie County in Iowa.  He is accused of committing fraudulent sales practices and theft by deception.

Mr. Mackland was associated with Lion Street Financial, LLC in Council Bluff, Iowa, from December 2018 to February 2020.

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