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Aegis Financial Broker Robert Buffington Facing Multiple Allegations

Robert Buffington (CRD#:5220332) is a previously registered broker whose last employer was Aegis Capital Corp. (CRD# 15007) of New York, NY. Prior employers include Gunnallen Financial, Inc (CRD#:17609), Maxim Group LLC (CRD#:120708) and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. (CRD#:79), all of New York. He has been in the industry since 2007. No current employment information is available. Buffington is the subject of four disclosures, all customer disputes. The most recent was filed on 3/9/2020, with allegations of unsuitability, and breaches of contract and fiduciary duty in an unspecified time frame. This dispute requests damages of $642,224.00. Two previous disputes were filed on 1/17/2020 and 1/21/2020, respectively. Both contain allegations of unsuitability, churning, common law fraud, and breaches of contract and fiduciary duty. The dispute filed on 1/17 claims a timeframe of November 2018 through the present. The other dispute has an unspecified time frame. All three of these disputes are pending.Robert Buffington (CRD#:5220332) is a previously registered broker whose last employer was Aegis Capital Corp. (CRD# 15007) of New York, NY. Prior employers include Gunnallen Financial, Inc (CRD#:17609), Maxim Group LLC (CRD#:120708) and Bear, Stearns & Co. Inc. (CRD#:79), all of New York. He has been in the industry since 2007. No current employment information is available.

Buffington is the subject of four disclosures, all customer disputes. The most recent was filed on 3/9/2020, with allegations of unsuitability, and breaches of contract and fiduciary duty in an unspecified time frame. This dispute requests damages of $642,224.00.

Two previous disputes were filed on 1/17/2020 and 1/21/2020, respectively. Both contain allegations of unsuitability, churning, common law fraud, and breaches of contract and fiduciary duty. The dispute filed on 1/17 claims a timeframe of November 2018 through the present. The other dispute has an unspecified time frame. All three of these disputes are pending.

Buffington had one previous dispute filed on 2/14/2018 with an unspecified time frame in which a client alleged “unauthorized trading and unsuitable investment recommendations.”  The client requested damages of $414,805.00, and the case settled for $136,982.43. Buffington refutes the claims, and states that the client was encouraged to sue by an “asset recovery firm,” and it was the first time he heard any complaints about the account.

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