May 2017-Las Cruces, NM
The FINRA records of Jeffrey R. Wilson , a stockbroker who is currently registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services disclose a recent arbitration award to a customer and 2 other prior 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 March 2017, following a three day hearing, a FINRA arbitration panel ordered Wells Fargo to pay a former customer of Wilson $357,000, plus 8.75% interest, for damages related to investments in energy and housing products and the use of a margin line of credit. Pryor vs. Wells Fargo Advisors, Case #16-01123.
In December 2016, Wells Fargo paid another Wilson customer $250,000 to settle allegations that direct investments purchased in 2014-2015 were unsuitable.
In October 2016, Wells Fargo paid a Wilson customer $275,000 to resolve allegations that the account had been excessively traded in unsuitable and risky investments.
Wilson has been employed by Wells Fargo since 5/2014. Prior to that he was employed by Morgan Stanley.
If you have questions about an account handled by Jeffrey R. Wilson , contact us to discuss your options.
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