Category Archives: Morgan Keegan

Mark S. Garfinkel-Oppenheimer Broker, Boca Raton-Discloses Customer Disputes and Bankruptcy Filing

August  2016-Boca Raton, Florida

The FINRA records of Mark S. Garfinkel ,  a  stock broker who is currently employed  by Oppenheimer & Co.  , disclose  five prior  customer disputes and and one financial event.

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.

Garfinkel’s prior customer disputes include:

  • New York Stock Exchange Case#2002-010633-In which a customer of Garfinkel’s prior employer, Morgan Stanley, alleged damages of $435,000 for common law and statutory securities violations. That case was settled for $95,000.

Garfinkel discloses the filing of a Chapter 7 personal bankruptcy proceeding in 9/2010 in U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida.

Garfinkel has been employed by Oppenheimer & Co. at 4855 Technology Way, Suite 400,  Boca Raton, FL, since 11/2013.   Garfinkel’s  prior employment includes:

  • Raymond James, Jupiter, FL                     2/2013-11/2013
  • Morgan Keegan, Jupiter, FL                      8/2010-2/2013
  • Morgan Stanley SB, Boca Raton             6/2009-8/2010
  • Citigroup Global Mkt, Boca                       4/2005-6/2009

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.

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Murray B. Roark-Wunderlich Securities Broker-Discloses Pending Customer Dispute Over Energy Investments

Dallas, Texas

According to FINRA records,  Murray B. Roark,  a stockbroker  who works for Wunderlich Securities ,  discloses  a pending customer dispute and  three prior final 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 pending FINRA Case 16-0404, a customer alleges damages of $303,950 for lack of diversification, over concentration and misrepresentation from October 2014 through 2015. The product type is indicated to be Equity-OTC, Equity Listed and Oil & Gas.

Roark  has been employed by Wunderlich since 7/2011. Prior to that he was with Morgan Keegan & Co.

If you have questions about an account handled  by Murray B. Roark , 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.

Nationwide Representation

Rex Securities Law

TollFree: 877-224-3199

Florida-561 391 1900 

Texas-512-329-2870

Claus C. Foerster Sanctioned by South Carolina Securities Regulators

October 17, 2014-The Securities Commissioner of South Carolina, Alan Wilson, entered a consent order barring Claus Christop Foerster from participating in any aspect of the securities industry in or from the State of South Carolina. In addition Foerster was assessed an administrative fine of $120,000.

In June 2014, FINRA entered a permanent bar from the securities industry against Foerster to resolve allegations that while employed at Citigroup Global Markets, Morgan Keegan & Company and Raymond James & Associates, Foerster converted about $3 million in customer funds to his personal use.

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

Claus C. Foerster, Former Raymond James Broker, Barred by FINRA

June 2014- Spartanburg, South Carolina- Claus Christoph Foerster was barred by FINRA from association with any member in any capacity to resolve allegations that he solicited firm customers to invest in a fictitious entity and converted the funds to his own use. The entity was not an investment fund but rather Foerster’s own personal bank account. About $3 million was converted.

According to FINRA records, Foerster was most recently registered as follows:

  • Raymond James            2/2013-6/2014
  • Morgan Keegan            2/2008-2/2013
  • Citigroup Global          7/1997-2/2008

If you had an account  with Foerster that suffered losses you may be able to recover losses through FINRA arbitration. Call to discuss your legal options.

Rex Securities Law provides nationwide representation to investors 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.

Rex Securities Law

561 391 1900