New York based securities and stock fraud attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta are investigating potential claims against former First Allied Securities broker, Barbara Irene Crane of Newport Beach, California.

According to Barbara Irene Crane’s BrokerCheck Report, provided to investors for free at, Barbara Irene Crane worked for First Allied Securities in Newport Beach, California from 1996 until November 2014. Barbara Irene Crane has also worked for Crane Investments, also known as the Crane Group.

Barbara Irene Crane also has four financial disclosures on her BrokerCheck Report. Apparently, Barbara Irene Crane failed to pay off her credit cards on various occasions, including several department store cards at high end retails stores like Saks Fifth Avenue and Niemen Marcus.

Barbara Irene Cranes’ former firm, First Allied Securities is no stranger to customer complaints or FINRA violations. In fact, First Allied Securities has been fined hundreds of thousands of dollars in recent years for failing to supervise registered representatives, and inappropriate trading activity.

If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Barbara Irene Crane, First Allied Securities, or any of their other brokers, you may be entitled to full recovery of your losses.  The law offers investors, like yourself, a course of recovery by way of arbitration through the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA)

Based in New York City, the securities fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta has extensive experience representing investors in FINRA arbitration cases. Our firm sues broker-dealer firms who have failed to properly supervise their brokers, or who have allowed their brokers to make unsuitable investment recommendations.

All of our cases are taken on a contingency fee basis which means we do not recover any money unless you win your case. Call now to speak directly to an attorney. We would love to further discuss the merits of your case and our consultations are always free. Time is of the essence in filing a claim to recover losses with FINRA, so do not wait. Call 212-658-1502 now for your free consultation.