Kevin Fretz (CRD#: 4128808), a former registered representative with LPL Financial LLC (CRD#: 6413), was terminated from his job on September 12, 2019. According to his BrokerCheck report accessed on October 28, 2019, “Representative maintained blank customer signed forms, failed to report customer complaints and failed to follow customer instructions to deposit funds to investments.”…

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Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 25, 2018 indicate that former Illinois-based DesPain Financial Corporation broker/adviser Jay Weiser was recently terminated from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to…

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Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on September 11, 2018 indicate that FINRA has charged Timothy Ayre with securities fraud and “the unlawful distribution of an unregistered cryptocurrency security” known as HempCoin. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Ayre and/or investments in HempCoin.…

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Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 13, 2018 indicate that former Utah-based Sigma Financial Corporation broker/adviser Frederick Randahn was discharged from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors…

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Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 13, 2018 indicate that former South Dakota-based Farmers Financial Services broker Kirk Bertsch has been named in an investigation by the South Dakota Division of Insurance and was recently discharged from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations. Fitapelli…

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Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 14, 2018 indicate that New York-based Lincoln Investment broker/adviser Dean DiMaggio has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. DiMaggio (CRD# 1361857). Dean DiMaggio has spent 32 years in…

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Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 22, 2018 indicate that former Tennessee-based LPL Financial Services broker/adviser Scott Williams was recently discharged from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing…

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Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 21, 2018 indicate that former Florida-based Raymond James Financial Services broker/adviser Jason Brienen was recently discharged from his former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in…

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Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on August 17, 2018 indicate that former Colorado-based Leaders Group broker Jun Zhou, also known as Justin Zhou, was recently discharged from her former employer in connection to alleged rule violations and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is…

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