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Rafael Santiago-Former COR Clearing Broker-Discloses $495,000 Customer Dispute Over Sale of VGTEL Stock

UPDATE AUGUST 2016-FINRA records disclose that a customer of COR Clearing has filed FINRA arbitration 16-2100 alleging damages of $778,119 for recommending worthless securities and fraud.

UPDATE JULY 2016-FINRA records indicate that Rafael Santiago was permanently barred by FINRA for failing to respond to a FINRA request for information.


According to FINRA records, Rafael Santiago,  a broker who is not currently registered  with any firm, discloses a pending customer dispute. Rafael most recently was employed by Primary Capital until 2/2016. Prior to that he was employed by several other firms including, COR Clearing, Morgan Stanley and Lighthouse Financial Group.

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 FINRA Case 15-02385, a customer of COR Clearing alleges damages of $495,000 for failure to adhere to opening, administering and supervising is accounts and other indirect accounts with the promotion of VGTEL stock to its investors.

In 10/2014, Santiago was discharged from COR Clearing who alleged that Santiago entered unauthorized trades in a customer’s account

If you have questions about  a brokerage account handled by Rafael Santiago , call to discuss your legal options.

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