Category Archives: Accelerated Capital Group

Aaron Brodt-Former Accelerated Capital Group Broker-Discloses Pending Customer Disputes

July 2016

The FINRA records of Aaron Paul Brodt  , an advisor with Ashton Thomas Private Wealth who is currently registered with  Peachtree Capital Corporation  disclose 2 currently pending customer disputes.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

In one case,  a client alleges damages of $100,000 for recommending an unsuitable investment purchased in May 2015. In a second case disclosed by Brodt, clients allege Brodt recommended an unsuitable investment with they purchased in May and October of 2015 and seek damages of $200,000.

Brodt has been registered with Peachtree Capital Corporation since 7/2016. Prior to that he was registered with Accelerated Capital Group from 2/2012-5/2016. Before that Brodt was registered with Meridian United Capital.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Wayne I. Miller-CEO of Accelerated Capital Group-Named in Customer Arbitrations

July 2016

The FINRA records of Wayne I. Miller  , who is employed by Accelerated Capital Group as president and CEO disclose two pending customer disputes.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

In  currently pending FINRA Case 16-1433 a customer alleges damages of $130,000 for negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, violation of securities laws, control person liability and failure to supervise.

In  currently pending FINRA Case 15-3471 a customer alleges damages of $200,000 for unauthorized trading and excessive trading.

Miller  has been employed by  Accelerated Capital Group since 4/2010. Prior to that he was employed by Longview Financial Group. FINRA cancelled Longview Financial Group’s license in August 2010.

Investors suffering losses due to the negligence or fraud of a broker employed by Accelerated Capital Group may be able to recover damages through FINRA arbitration.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Bahram Mirhashemi-Former Accelerated Capital Group Broker-Discharged & Barred from Securities Industry

July 2016

The FINRA records of Bahram Mirhashemi  , a stock broker who formerly was employed by Accelerated Capital Group  disclose 2 prior final regulatory events,  a currently pending regulatory event, 5 currently  pending customer disputes, a prior final customer dispute, two terminations from employment, a currently pending financial matter and 4 currently outstanding judgements/liens.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

 

Mirhashemi was permanently barred from the securities industry in 2/20. He agreed to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he placed trades in the accounts of customers for which he rarely obtained authority from the customer prior to executing the trade and that he churned accounts.

The five pending customer arbitrations against Mirhashemi seek total damages in excess of $500,000 and are based on claims of excessive trading, churning, misrepresentation, elder financial abuse, unauthorized trading and other claims.

Mirhashemi was discharged by Accelerated Capital Group in January 2016 after the firm received a Wells Notice from FINRA enforcement for violating FINRA rules by making unauthorized and unsuitable trades in customer accounts.

Mirhashemi was employed by  Accelerated Capital Group  from 9/2012-1/2016. Prior to that he was employed by Ameriprise Financial Services.

Investors suffering losses in an account handled by Mirhashemi at Accelerated Capital Group or Ameriprise Financial Services may be able to recover damages through FINRA arbitration.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Jeffrey Smith-Former Accelerated Capital Group Broker-Discloses $750K Customer Arbitration

July 2016

The FINRA records of Jeffrey A. Smith  , a stock broker who until recently was employed by Accelerated Capital Group  disclose a prior final regulatory event, a  pending customer dispute, 4 prior final customer disputes and a pending regulatory investigation.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

Smith, to resolve FINRA allegations that he failed to properly supervise the sales of private placement investments while he was employed by Longview Financial Group, agreed to a 20 day suspension in 2011.

In June 2016, Smith disclosed that he was being investigated by FINRA.

Three prior customer arbitrations were settled with cash payments.

In  currently pending FINRA Case 16-21262(sic), four customers allege damages of $750,000 negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, excessive trading, violation of securities laws, breach of contract, common law and constructive fraud and failure to supervise.

Smith was employed by  Accelerated Capital Group  from 3/2010-7/2016. Prior to that he was employed by Longview Financial Group. FINRA cancelled Longview Financial Group’s license in August 2010.

Investors suffering losses due to the negligence or fraud of a broker employed by Accelerated Capital Group may be able to recover damages through FINRA arbitration.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Janet Ross, CCO of Accelerated Capital Group, Named in 3 Customer Arbitrations

July 2016-

The FINRA records of Janet Ross  , Chief Compliance Officer of Accelerated Capital Group  disclose 3  pending customer disputes.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) is the agency that licenses and regulates stockbrokers and brokerage firms. FINRA requires brokers and brokerage firms to report customer complaints and disputes as well as regulatory sanctions. In addition brokers are required to disclose certain financial matters such as personal bankruptcies, judgments and liens.

Ross is named in the three pending customer disputes as either a ‘control person’ for the firm or in her capacity as Chief Compliance Officer of Accelerated Capital Group.

  • In FINRA Case 16-1433, a customer alleges damages of $130,000 for breach of fiduciary duty, violation of federal securities laws, control person liability under section 20 of the Securities & Exchange Act of 1934, violation of California securities laws, negligence and violation of FINRA and NASD rules.
  • In FINRA Case 16-21262(sic), four customers allege damages of $750,000 negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, excessive trading, violation of securities laws, breach of contract, common law and constructive fraud and failure to supervise.
  • In FINRA Case 15-03471 a customer alleges damages of $200,000 for unauthorized and excessive trading.

Ross has been employed by  Accelerated Capital Group  since 4/2012. Prior to that she was employed by Newport Coast Securities and before that Green Street Advisors. 

Investors suffering losses due to the negligence or fraud of a broker employed by Accelerated Capital Group may be able to recover damages through FINRA arbitration.

Rex Securities Law , with offices in Boca Raton, FL,  and  Austin, TX,   provides representation to  investors  nationwide who are seeking recovery of investment losses due to the negligence or fraud of stockbrokers and broker dealers. If you have questions about how your account has been handled, call to speak with an experienced securities attorney.

Most cases handled on a contingent fee basis meaning that you do not pay legal fees unless we are successful.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870