Category Archives: Ameriprise Financial

Shane D. Ireland-Former Edward Jones Broker-Discloses Termination From Employment-Stuart-FL

Stuart, Florida

According to publicly available records Shane David Ireland  , (CRD# 5891934) ,  a   currently unregistered stockbroker who last worked for Ameriprise Financial Services,  discloses  a termination from employment.

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 June 2016 Shane D. Ireland was discharged from Edward Jones who alleged that Ireland had violated the firm’s policy on discretionary orders.

 

Ireland was registered with Ameriprise from 7/2016-12/2016 and with Edward Jones from 3/2011-6/2016.

If you have questions about an  investment account handled by Shane D. Ireland , call for a no charge consultation.

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.

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TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Dean T. Nicholson-Sagepoint Financial Broker-Discloses Pending Customer Arbitration

August  2016-Summerfield / The Villages, Florida

The FINRA records of Dean T. Nicholson ,  a  stock broker who is currently employed by Sagepoint Financial, dba Elliott Wealth Management Services  , disclose a prior final regulatory event, a prior customer dispute, a termination from employment and a currently pending customer dispute.

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 arbitration 16-01771, a customer of Sagepoint Financial  alleges damages of $30,000 for unsuitable investments in variable annuities,  equities, mutual funds and real estate securities. The case was filed in June 2016.

Nicholson has been employed by Sagepoint Financial since 3/2012. His prior employment includes Ameriprise Financial Services and Prime Capital  Services.

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

Gary L. Glover-Former Ameriprise Broker-Disputes Customer Dispute Over Tenant in Common Investment

July 2016- John Creek, Georgia

The FINRA records of Gary L. Glover  , a stock broker currently employed by Concorde Investment Services, disclose  a prior final customer dispute,  2 pending customer disputes, a prior final financial event and a currently outstanding judgment/lien.

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 of the pending FINRA Cases, #15-02046, a customer while Glover was employed by Ameriprise Financial Services alleges damages of $800,000 for alleged unsuitable investments in two tenant in common investments:

  • The Enclave at Deep River Plantation Apartments
  • 116 Defense Highway, Annapolis Maryland

Glover has been employed by Concorde Investment Services since 1/2016. He was employed by Sterne Agee Financial Services from 11/2011-1/2016.

If you have losses in an account handled by Gary L. Glover , you may be able to collect damages from his former employer.

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

 

Ameriprise Broker Sanctioned for Sale of BioChemics Scientific Stock-Plano, Texas

February 9, 2016- Plano, Texas

William Wesley Marshall entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that  he participated in private securities transactions, raising $1.72 million for  BioChemics Scientific, a biopharmaceutical company that claimed to specialize in a purported transdermal drug delivery system.

According to FINRA, Marshall, while working for Ameriprise Financial Services, continued to remain under a consulting contract with BioChemics who had agreed to compensate him for raising capital. Ameriprise Financial did not offer privately issued shares of BioChemics for purchase by investors during that time.

Although Marshall’s supervisor was aware of Marshall’s participation with BioChemics at the time he joined Ameriprise, he did not provide the firm with any written notice of that involvement.

AWC No.  2012033291204

Marshall was fined $10,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member for 15 months.

FINRA records indicate that Marshall was registered with Summit Brokerage Services since 1/2011. Prior to that he was registered with Southwest Securities from 1/2002-2/2011.

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

Securities Regulators Sanction Ameriprise Broker in Plano, TX

December 29 , 2015-Plano, Texas

David Lowenthal entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that while associated with Ameriprise as a registered representative, he personally invested $10,000 in preferred shares issued by a biopharmaceutical company, without first providing notice to the firm.

According to FINRA, Lowenthal violated NASD Rule 3040(b) and FINRA Rule 2010 by entering into a private securities transaction without providing prior written notice to the Firm regarding his personal investment.

AWC No.  2012033291202

Lowenthal was fined $7,500 and suspended for 10 business days from association with any FINRA member in any capacity.

FINRA records indicate that Lowenthal has been registered with Ameriprise Financial Services in Plano, Texas since 2/2009.

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