Jo Kaufman: Morgan Stanley Denied Investor Allegations

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Jo Kaufman (CRD# 1402522), a broker registered with Morgan Stanley, allegedly recommended unsuitable investments, according to a dispute which her member firm denied. This information is disclosed in her Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck record, accessed on June 28, 2023. This report notes that the Boca Raton investment professional is also known as Rosita […]

Investors Continue Filing Complaints Against Arni Diamond


Arni Diamond (CRD# 2667392), formerly a broker with Dempsey Lord Smith, allegedly breached his fiduciary duty, according to disputes listed in his BrokerCheck report. This Financial Industry Regulatory Authority record, accessed on June 28, 2023, notes that he was registered with the firm’s branch office in Jacksonville, Florida, where he was owner of The Diamond […]

Eric Kubiak Resigned from Ameriprise over Alleged Business Activity


Eric Kubiak (CRD# 4637674) resigned as a broker from Ameriprise Financial Services earlier this year, according his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck report. Accessed on June 19th, 2023, this record notes that he was registered with the firm’s office in Cheektowaga, New York as a broker and investment adviser, and that he did business […]

Long Island Broker Jason Walsh Involved in $3.7 Million Investor Dispute


PHX Financial broker Jason Walsh (CRD# 5758243) is involved in a customer dispute seeking more than $3 million in damages, according to his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck record. Accessed on June 20, 2023, this record reflects his registration with his member firm’s office in Hauppage, New York. Complaint: Walsh Failed to Uphold His […]

Ross Berman Fired by Merrill Lynch in Florida

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On February 15, 2023, Merrill Lynch ended its associated with Florida broker Ross Berman (CRD #4355980) and reported details of the termination to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA.  Berman is not currently licensed with any other FINRA member firm.  This information was last accessed from FINRA on March 9, 2023.      MDF Law […]

Did You Invest with Caz Craffy?


Caz Craffy (CRD# 5222223) was barred by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on December 8, 2022 for failing to comply with a regulatory investigation. If you invested with Mr. Craffy, please call 800-767-8040 or complete the form below to be contacted by one of our attorneys. Marc Fitapelli Quoted in Washington Post On Monday, February, […]

Attention Native American Energy Group Investors


On November 11, 2022, MDF Law filed an arbitration before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, or FINRA, on behalf of two investors in Native American Energy Group. The lawsuit is against the licensed broker-dealer that recommended the investment. The complaint alleges that the brokerage firm was negligent in hiring and supervising the salesperson who recommended […]

FINRA Announces Investigation into James Stuart of Richfield Orion International

LPL Financial Fined Over Advisor's Fraud

On October 27, 2022, FINRA announced that it was recommending disciplinary action against James Stuart (CRD 3022149) of Richfield Orion International in Castle Rock, Colorado.  The actions related to excessive trading in customer accounts.  If you or someone you know lost money investing with James Stuart of Richfield International, please contact our law office at […]

FINRA Releases Information about Recent Broker Terminations


MDF Law is investigating the terminations for cause of the following individuals: Chip Wodrich (formerly of Honor Townsend & Kent), Robert Mehlin (formerly of Coastal Equities, Inc.), Dusty Sternadel (formerly of Ameriprise Financial Services), Gary Chang (formally of Morgan Stanley), Brent Hablutzel (formally of Rockefeller Financial), Chad Barancyk (formally of Great Point Capital), Daniel Ballister […]

Robert Gleason Fired by Cantella & Co. Over Concentration Letters


Owensboro, Kentucky broker Robert Gleason (CRD# 1415067) was recently terminated from his position at Cantella & Company. According to his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) BrokerCheck report, accessed on March 3, 2022, he is currently registered with IFP Securities. Cantella & Company Terminated Robert Gleason over Trading Conerns In December 2021 Cantella & Company fired […]