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Meredith A. McCutchen-Former Berthel Fisher/Concorde Investment Broker-Settles Customer Suit-Houston, TX

May 2018-Houston, Texas

According to FINRA records,  Meredith Ann McCutchen   a stock broker who was previously  employed by Concorde Investment Services and Berthel Fisher and who is currently employed by Moody Securities , discloses a recent settlement of a customer complaint.

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 17-02096 a customer of McCutchen, while employed by Berthel Fisher and Concorde Investments, alleged that their account was mishandled by McCutchen. The investments involved were Oil and Gas and Real Estate securities. In January 2018, the customer was paid $44,000 to resolve the arbitration.

McCutchen has been employed by Moody Securities since 3/2016.

If you have questions about losses  an account handled  by Meredith A. McCutchen, call for a no charge consultation to learn how you may be able to recover damages.

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

Moody Securities Sanctioned by FINRA Over REIT Sales-Houston, TX

March 27, 2015, Houston, Texas 

Moody Securities, LLC,  entered into a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent  (AWC) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) to resolve allegations that it violated FINRA rules  governing underwriting compensation by acting as the wholesaling dealer-manager of the offering of interests in a real estate investment trust (REIT), in which the underwriting compensation exceeded 10% of the offering’s gross proceeds. FINRA found that total underwriting expenses were nearly 24% of the gross proceeds of the offering.

The findings state that the company’s written supervisory procedures were inadequate.

Moody Securities  was censured and ordered to pay $350,000 to the Moody National REIT to be distributed to the investors in the Moody REIT offering. 

FINRA Case # 2012032734401

Moody Securities has been a FINRA member since 2009 and is located in Houston, Texas. They have 11 registered representatives, no branch offices and are primarily engaged in acting as a wholesaling dealer-manger for two securities offerings by Moody National REIT I.

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