Wells Fargo’s Andy Hill Racks up More Customer Complaints


Andy Hill (CRD# 4606358), a broker registered with Wells Fargo Advisors, is embroiled in an investor dispute alleging he provided misleading information. This information can be found in his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck profile, a record accessed on July 17, 2023. Mr. Hill is registered with his member firm’s branch offices in Atwater, […]

Wells Fargo’s James Paige Involved in More Investor Disputes

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James Paige (CRD# 1726609), a broker registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, allegedly recommended unsuitable investments and made unauthorized trades, according to recent investor disputes. The disputes in question are disclosed in his BrokerCheck report, a record maintained by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 3, 2023. This report notes that […]

Former Wells Fargo Adviser Robert Player Has History of Disclosures


Robert Player (CRD# 2122678), an investment professional formerly registered with Wells Fargo, has been involved in customer disputes alleging his actions resulted in losses. According to his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck report, accessed on April 7, 2022, he was previously based in Wells Fargo’s office in Garden City, New York. Customers: Player Made […]

Former Wells Fargo Advisor Mario Rivero Indicted by the Feds


Mario Rivero, a broker and financial investment advisor formerly associated with LPL Financial and Wells Fargo, was arrested on March 14, 2022 and charged with two counts of wire fraud, one count of investment advisor fraud, and one count of securities fraud.  Mr. Rivero is alleged to have stolen more than $500,000 from multiple clients […]

Judge: Wells Fargo’s Lawyer Had Secret Deal with FINRA To Rig Arbitrations  

In a shocking decision, the Superior Court of Fulton, Couty Georgia recently found that Wells Fargo Advisors engaged in a scheme to “manipulate” and “secretly redline the neutral list” of FINRA arbitrators.  The decision was published on January 25, 2022 and can best be summarized by Judge Belinda Edwards’ factual conclusion: “The Court’s factual review […]

Wells Fargo Advisor’s Bill Michetti Involved in Investor Dispute


Bill Michetti (CRD #: 2185612), a broker registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, is facing investor allegations that he mismanaged an account, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on January 10, 2022. This is not the first time an investor has alleged that he mismanaged an account. Investor: Bill Miuchetti Churned Account On January 28, […]

Wells Fargo Ordered to Pay Customer Restitution of Over $3.3 Million


Wells Fargo Advisors was recently ordered by FINRA to pay over $3.3 million in restitution to investors. According to the agreement, Wells Fargo Advisors agreed that it failed to supervise representative’s 529 plan share class recommendations. The AWC is designed to compensate investors that were steered into higher fee funds. AWC Between Wells Fargo Advisors […]

Investor Filed Complaint Involving Wells Fargo Advisor John Pasacreta Jr.

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John Pasacreta Jr. (CRD# 2398487) allegedly recommended unsuitable investments, according to a recently denied customer complaint against him. According to his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck report, accessed on December 20, 2021, Mr. Pasacreta is registered as a broker and an investment adviser with Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Greenwich, Connecticut. Denied Complaints Allege […]

FINRA: Thomas Biadas Has Multiple Disclosures

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Thomas Biadas (CRD# 1523005) has been involved in a customer complaint alleging his conduct resulted in substantial losses. According to his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck report, last accessed on December 8, 2021, Mr. Biadas is currently a broker and investment adviser registered with Kestra Investment Services.  He is no longer licensed with Wells […]

Wells Fargo Fires Advisor Jerry Klein


Jerry Klein (CRD# 852224) was recently terminated from Wells Fargo over alleged rule violations. According to his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck report, last accessed on December 9, 2021, Mr. Klein was registered with the firm’s office in Hunt Valley, Maryland and is currently not registered as a broker or an investment adviser. Wells […]