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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 Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments likely received sales compensation for selling the GPB funds to retail investors.

Former Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments Compliance Officer Toni Caiazzo Neff is said to have warned the firm about GPB Capital. According to a report on InvestmentNews, the firm’s management went around Caiazzo Neff and decided to sell GPB Capital against her recommendation. Caiazzo Neff reported the situation to FINRA and was subsequently fired by the firm.

Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments has faced FINRA arbitration complaints from customers seeking to recover investment losses. The following Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments brokers may have recommended GPB Capital funds to clients:

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