Joe Franklin (CRD #: 2673133), an investment adviser registered with Innovative Advisory Partners, has a pending dispute with investors who allege that he recommended unsuitable investments, according to his IAPD record, accessed on December 28, 2020. On November 3, 2020, clients alleged that they invested in several risky securities based on Franklin’s recommendations, including a…

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Lawrence Merl (CRD #: 2443190), a broker registered with David Lerner Associates, has a third disclosure related to an unsuitable investment, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on December 8, 2020. Details of those disclosures are provided below. On October 14, 2020, a client alleged that Lawrence Merl had made an unsuitable investment recommendation of…

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Tatyana Bunich (CRD #: 2288860), a broker and an investment adviser registered with Independent Financial Group, LLC, has two investor complaints that allege unsuitable investment recommendations, according to her BrokerCheck record, accessed on September 23, 2020. For more information about her career as an investment adviser, see the information below. On July 23, 2020, a…

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Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 15, 2016 indicate that California-based Independent Financial Group broker/adviser Jennifer Langstaff, also known as Jennifer Vanderkamp, has received resolved or pending customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding…

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Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 24, 2016 indicate that Wisconsin-based Sterne Agee Financial Services broker/adviser Chad Karl has received resolved or pending customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Karl (CRD# 2725476). Chad…

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According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Minnesota-based brokerage Cetera Investment Services has signed a letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC Letter) settling allegations of misconduct. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Cetera Investment Services (CRD# 15340). Formed in Delaware…

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