Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 17, 2017 indicate that California-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Kevin Butler has been the subject of resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Butler (CRD# 2986238).
Kevin Butler has spent nineteen years in the securities industry and has been registered with Morgan Stanley in Woodland Hills, California since 2010. Previous registrations include Wells Fargo Advisors in Woodland Hills, California; Prudential Securities in New York, New York; and Dean Witter Reynolds in Purchase, New York. He has passed four securities industry examinations: York; and Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey. He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination); Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination); Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination); and Series 31 (Futures Managed Funds Examination). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 26 US states and territories.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.
In 2016 a customer alleged Kevin Butler, while employed at Morgan Stanley, recommended unsuitable products. The customer is seeking $275,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2016 a customer alleged Kevin Butler, while employed at Morgan Stanley, recommended unsuitable investments in corporate debt and equity listed products. The complaint settled for $70,000.
In 2015 a customer alleged Kevin Butler, while employed at Morgan Stanley, recommended unsuitable exchange-traded fund products. The complaint settled for $21,000.
In 2009 a customer alleged he, while employed at Wachovia Securities, committed fraud, misrepresented and omitted material facts, acted negligently, made unsuitable recommendations, breached contract, and breached his fiduciary duty. The complaint settled for $40,000.
If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Kevin Butler, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup your losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on a contingency basis: 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.