Articles Tagged with FINRA rule 2010

FINRA has barred former Cetera Advisors LLC broker Donna Jean Hines from the securities industry. Hines consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that she refused to appear for on-the-record testimony in connection with FINRA’s investigation into whether she facilitated a customer’s bitcoin investment for compensation. The FINRA findings stated that although Hines initially cooperated with FINRA’s investigation, she eventually ceased doing so.

If you have lost money with Donna Jean Hines, or Cetera Advisors LLC, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA has barred former Cambria Capital, LLC broker Steven Musielski from the securities industry. Musielski consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to provide documents and information requested by FINRA in connection with an investigation into his sales practice activity. The FINRA findings stated that the request sought to investigate Musielski’s potential exercise of discretion without written authorization, potential excessive trading, and potentially unsuitable investments in leveraged and inverse-leveraged securities.

If you have lost money with Steven Musielski, or Cambria Capital, LLC, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA has barred former BB&T Securities, LLC broker Glenn Brandon, Jr. from the securities industry. Brandon consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to provide documents and information requested by FINRA in connection with its investigation into whether he engaged in outside business activities (OBAs) that were not disclosed to or approved by his firm.

If you have lost money with Glenn Brandon, Jr., or BB&T Securities, LLC, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA has barred former AXA Advisors, LLC broker Edgar Kleydman from the securities industry. Kleydman consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to appear for on-the-record testimony requested by FINRA during its investigation into whether he engaged in private securities transactions without providing written notice to his member firm.

If you have lost money with Edgar Kleydman, or AXA Advisors, LLC, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA has fined Merrill Lynch $1.5 million over its alleged breach of supervisory and disclosure-related rules involving short positions in municipal securities. The firm was censured, fined, and required to certify that its supervisory systems and written procedures are reasonably designed to achieve compliance with Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) Rules G-17 and G-27 and Rule 15C3-3(D)(4) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act). The firm was also required to certify that its revised written supervisory procedures have been distributed to all firm personnel with responsibilities for compliance with MSRB Rules G-17 and G-27 and Exchange Act Rule 15C3-3(D)(4).

If you have suffered investment losses with Merrill Lynch, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms, such as Merrill Lynch.

FINRA has barred former PFS Investments Inc. broker Jeffrey Dampf from the securities industry. Dampf consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to provide on-the-record testimony or to produce the documents and information requested by FINRA in connection with its investigation into allegations that he misappropriated funds from elderly individuals. 

If you have suffered investment losses with Jeffrey Dampf, or PFS Investments Inc., contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA has barred former Wells Fargo broker Courtney Michelle Kaplan from the securities industry. Kaplan consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that she refused to provide documents and information requested by FINRA during an investigation into allegations made in a Form U5 amendment filed by Wells Fargo. Kaplan was registered with the firm between June 2017 and March 2019.

The FINRA findings stated that Wells Fargo commenced an internal review after a former client’s daughter alleged that Kaplan borrowed money from her father and that Kaplan and her husband were beneficiaries under her father’s will.

If you have suffered investment losses with Courtney Michelle Kaplan, or Wells Fargo, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

FINRA has barred former Transamerica Financial Advisors broker Deborah Herrmann from the securities industry. Herrmann consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that she failed to provide documents requested by FINRA during an investigation initiated after receiving a tip. The FINRA findings stated that Herrmann made a partial production but did not provide a complete response to FINRA’s requests.

If you have suffered investment losses with Deborah Herrmann, or Transamerica Financial Advisors, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account.

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA has barred Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments (PKS) broker Lee Taylor from the securities industry. Mr. Taylor consented to the sanctions and to the entry of findings that he refused to produce documents and information requested by FINRA in connection with its investigation into his potential undisclosed private securities transactions with PKS customers, including participating in trading for them for compensation in brokerage accounts outside of the firm.

If you have suffered investment losses with Lee Taylor, or Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account. 

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

FINRA’s Department of Enforcement has filed a disciplinary proceeding complaint against financial advisor Alan Price for borrowing $150,000 from a 72-year-old Edward Jones customer in violation of firm policies.

If you have suffered investment losses with Alan Price or Edward Jones, contact New York securities arbitration lawyers Iorio Altamirano LLP for a free and confidential evaluation of your account. 

Iorio Altamirano LLP represents investors nationwide that have disputes with their financial advisors or brokerage firms.

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