October 2017 – Jacksonville, FL
According to publicly available records William H. Merriam IV, (CRD#5222110) , a former stockbroker who was last employed by Merrill Lynch , disclose a prior regulatory event and a termination for conduct involving forgery of customer signatures on account documents.
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 August of 2017 Merriam was permanently barred from the securities industry by FINRA to resolve allegations that he refused to appear for on the record testimony during a FINRA investigation in allegations that he resigned after Merrill Lynch commenced an internal review into allegations of forgery.
Merriam was allowed to voluntarily resign from Merrill Lynch in December 2016 after allegations involving forgery of customer signatures on account documents. He began working for Merrill Lynch in June 2014.
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