August 2017 – Shrewsbury, NJ
According to publicly available records Glenn Robert King (CRD#2191091) , a former stockbroker who was last registered with Buckman, Buckman & Reid, Inc. disclose a regulatory event, 20 customer disputes, a separation from employment and an outstanding judgment/lien.
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.
In2015 , FINRA commenced an investigation into a complaint alleging that King made fraudulent misrepresentations and omissions to his retiree customers , promising that he would use their investment funds to purchase safe and no-risk bonds and that he wouldn’t charge fees or commissions.
In reality, according to FINRA, King used the customers’ funds to purchase UITs resulting in approximately $17,000 in realized losses to customers and approximately $43,000 in unrealized losses and approximately $38,000 in commissions to him. The complaint also alleges that King engaged in a pattern of short-term trading in long-term investments products in accounts of customers. This pattern of trading was excessive and unsuitable and resulted in approximately $163,000 in customer losses and gross commissions to King of approximately $210.000. The complaint further alleges that King exercised discretion in the accounts of customers without the ir written authority or the approval of his firm. In 8/2017 Glenn King was permanently barred from FINRA.
In FINRA Case 15-01027 , a Buckman, Buckman & Reid, Inc. customer alleged misrepresentation in connection with an investment in a Unit Investment Trust. That case was settled for $75,000.
In currently pending FINRA Case 15-3462, a Buckman, Buckman & Reid, Inc., customer alleges unauthorized trading and unsuitability in connection with an investment in a Unit Investment Trust (UIT) and seeks damages of $150,000.
In FINRA Case 15-3259 , a Buckman, Buckman & Reid, Inc. customer alleges unauthorized trading and unsuitability in connection with a UIT investment and seeks damages of $428,000.
In June of 2011, Royal Alliance, Associates allowed King to “voluntarily resign” while he was under an internal review regarding the sale of investment products such as UITs and mutual funds to certain customers because of misrepresentation and failure to deliver a product prospectus.
King was employed with Royal Alliance, Associates from January 2005 to June 2011. He was employed with Saxony Securities, Inc. from June 2011 to October 2011 and with Garden State Securities, Inc. October 2011 to November of 2011 before going to work for in Buckman, Buckman & Reid, Inc. in January of 2012.
King discloses an outstanding lien to the Internal Revenue Service of $234,400.
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