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Tag Archives: Financial Advisor Fraud

New NFLPA Registered Financial Advisor Is The Subject of a FINRA Disciplinary Proceeding

By Chase Carlson |

On April 1, 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) Department of Enforcement filed a Complaint against James Goetz, a NFLPA Registered Financial Advisor.  The Complaint alleged that while employed by Merrill Lynch, Goetz invested in at least five private companies without making required disclosures or receiving authorization from Merrill Lynch.  FINRA also alleges… Read More »

FINRA Orders Five Companies to Pay Customers More Than $6 Million

By Staff |

Recently, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) announced fines against five broker-dealers. Collectively, the companies were ordered to pay $6.2 million in fines and restitution to customers. The broker-dealers that were fined included VOYA Financial Advisors, Cetera Advisors Networks, First Allied Securities, Summit Brokerage Services and VSR Financial Services. The fines stemmed from the… Read More »

Financial Adviser Overbilled Clients, Stole Assets

By Staff |

On October 27th, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) filed charges against a California financial adviser named Marc D. Broidy and his investment firm Broidy Wealth Advisors, LLC (BWA). According to the complaint filed by the agency, Broidy and his company took in more than $1.4 million in ill-gotten gains from clients. The… Read More »

Financial Adviser Charged with Fraud for Cherry-Picking Trades and Misleading Investors

By Staff |

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced fraud charges against Laurence I. Balter, a financial adviser based in Hawaii. The charges were brought in relation to operations Balter conducted through his investment firm, Oracle Investment Research. According to the allegations, he ‘cherry-picked’ successful trades and assigned them to his own personal account and… Read More »

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