Complaint Against Merrill Lynch Settles for $1.8
Harold Cho (CRD # 2202603) has been involved in a $1.8 million settlement to resolve a complaint against Merrill Lynch. This is according to his BrokerCheck report accessed on January 10, 2022. According to records reviewed from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, the complaint involved a customer that alleged unauthorized trading from March 11, 2020 until March 26, 2020. The investor’s complaint was received by Merrill on May 15, 2020 and it settled for $1,803,057.84 shortly thereafter. The financial advisor associated with the complaint, Harold Cho, did not contribute personally to the settlement. According to FINRA, the investor’s complaint sought unspecified damages.
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