April 2019 – Tallahassee, Florida
According to publicly available records Marshall Royal Cassedy, Jr. , (CRD# 853370) , a stockbroker who is employed by McNally Financial Services, disclose 3 prior final regulatory matters, 18 prior customer disputes, two pending customer disputes 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.
In pending FINRA Case 18-1232 a customer of McNally Financial Services alleges loss of principal due to unsuitable investments and is seeking damages of $155,000.
In pending FINRA Case 18-1248 a customer of McNally Financial Services alleges loss of principal due to unsuitable investments and is seeking damages of $192,000.
In FINRA Case 17-03274, filed in December 2017, a customer of McNally Financial Services alleged a variety of claims relating to the mishandling of their accounts, including gross negligence, fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation, and aiding and abetting fraud. The customer sought damages of $845,000 for losses in their portfolio. That case was settled in 11/2018 for $520,000 with Cassedy contributing $180,000 to that settlement.
The other prior customer disputes have alleged various causes of action, including:
- unsuitable and unauthorized investments
- excessive investments
- breach of contract
- breach of fiduciary duty
- egregious acts of churning
In one case, NASD Case 04490, an arbitration panel awarded over $172,000 to the customer. Eleven other cases have been settled at amounts ranging from $4,500-$100,000.
In 2010, the Florida Office of Financial Regulation issued a cease and desist and fined Cassedy $12,500 to resolve allegations of unauthorized trading and unregistered activity.
According to FINRA records Cassedy has been registered with McNally Financial Services since 04/2010. Prior to that he was registered with Capitol Securities Management, who discharged him in 4/2010 with the allegations on FINRA records: ” written customer complaints alleging the violation of internal policies and procedures with respect to the handling of customer accounts.”
FINRA records of McNally Financial Services Corporation disclose two prior regulatory matters. In 2013 McNally Financial Services Corporation was censured and fined $15,000 for deficiencies in their written supervisory procedures related to the sale of complex, non-conventional products including Steepeners.
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