Publicly records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 24, 2016 indicate that New York-based Chelsea Financial Services broker James Blinkhorn is the subject of several customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is investigating allegations of misconduct against Mr. Blinkhorn (CRD# 1471559).
James Blinkhorn has spent 29 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Chelsea Financial Services in Staten Island, New York since October 2015. Previous registrations include Wedbush Securities in Lake Oswego, Oregon (1999-2015); US Bancorp Piper Jaffray in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1994-1999); Everen Securities in St. Louis, Missouri (1990-1994); Bateman Eichler Hill Richards (1990); and Prudential-Bache Securities in New York, New York (1986-1990). He is a registered broker with three US states: California, Oregon, and Washington.
According to his BrokerCheck report, James Blinkhorn is the subject of two customer complaints, one closed customer complaint, and one financial disclosure.
In September 2015 a customer alleged James Blinkhorn, while employed at Wedbush Securities, executed unsuitable transactions without advising or consulting the customer. The complaint settled in December 2015 for $83,000.
In January 2015 James Blinkhorn paid $3,517 to settled a debt of $8,800 with CitiCorp.
In 2014 a customer alleged James Blinkhorn, while employed at Wedbush Securities, recommended unsuitable investments, executed excessive trades, and misrepresented and omitted material facts related to an investment in exchange-traded funds. The complaint settled in August 2015 for $1,100,000.
In 2011 a customer alleged James Blinkhorn, while employed at Wedbush Securities, failed to follow guidelines and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The customer sought damages exceeding $589,500 in the complaint, which was closed.
If you have lost money investing with James Blinkhorn, you may be entitled to recover your losses. Call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis, which means we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.