April 2018- El Paso, Texas
According to FINRA records, Jose M. Canales , a currently unregistered broker who last worked for Lincoln Financial Securities Corp. , discloses a prior final regulatory event, a prior customer dispute and 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.
Jose M. Canales entered into a Letter of Acceptance Waiver and Consent (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that he failed to provide documents and to appear for testimony in connection with a FINRA investigation into the events leading up to his termination of employment from Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation.
According to FINRA records, Canales was discharged from Lincoln Financial Securities on 5/2/2014 “for accepting cash from customers for deposit into his account, contrary to firm policy, in order to pay life insurance premiums on behalf of his customers.”
Canales, through his attorney, advised FINRA that he would not appear for testimony or provide documents and information in connection with the FINRA investigation. AWC No. 2014041231501
Canales was permanently barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities.
FINRA records disclose that Canales was registered with Lincoln Financial Securities Corporation from 9/2002-5/2014.
If you suffered losses in an account handled by Jose Canales, you may be able to recover damages from his employer. Call for a no charge consultation to discuss your options.
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