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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for December 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA for failing to comply with a FINRA arbitration award or settlement agreement pursuant to FINRA rules:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Christ Baltas   Worden Capital Management LLC
  Wilmington Capital Securities, LLC
  Matthew Beaver   Grit Wealth Management, LLC
  Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
  Seymour Cohen   Wilmington Capital Securities, LLC
  Clark Dodge & Co., Inc.
  James Kirschner   Cetera Advisors LLC
  Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
  Justin Iowe   Broadview International LLC
  Keith Wakefield   IFS Securities
  IFS Capital Markets, LLC
  Jamie Worden   Worden Capital Management LLC
  Salomon Whitney LLC

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for December 2022, the following individuals were barred from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Jay Dougall   Principal Securities, Inc.
  Waddell & Reed
  Beth Landwehr   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
  Jamie Lemon
  Linda Leong   Valic Financial Advisors, Inc.
  National Planning Corporation
  Michael Richie   Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC
  Edward Von Der Schmidt   Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  RBC Capital Markets, LLC
  Cedric Wade   LPL Financial LLC
  National Planning Corporation

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for December 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules. However, these individuals remain bound by the securities arbitration agreement to arbitrate any disputes between themselves and their former customers:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Albert Aviles   Reid & Rudiger LLC
  Spartan Capital Securities, LLC
  Ruth Chambers   Raymond James & Associates, Inc.
  Mutual Trust Co. of America Securities
  Seymour Cohen   Wilmington Capital Securities, LLC
  Clark Dodge & Co., Inc.
  Anthony DiLullo   LPL Financial LLC
  ING Financial Partners, Inc.
  John Fabiano   LPL Financial LLC
  JD Financial Services Inc.
  Samuel Heavrin   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Austin Lazarus   Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
  J.P. Morgan Secvurities LLC
  Jason Long   State Farm VP Management Corp.
  Pamelia Owensby   UBS Financial Services Inc.
  Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
  Alexandra Smith   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for November 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules. However, these individuals remain bound by the securities arbitration agreement to arbitrate any disputes between themselves and their former customers:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Michael Botrous
  Jaylon Briggs
  Johnnie Brown   PFS Investments Inc.
  Courtney Donella-Sheley   Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.
  ING Financial Advisers, LLC
  Austin Dutton Jr.   American Trust Investment Services, Inc.
  Primex
  Ciara Haro
  Monica Laguna   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Yasmine Mercado
  Cory Tinsley   Farmers Financial Solutions, LLC
  AXA Advisors, LLC
  Khalil Watts   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for November 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA for failing to comply with a FINRA arbitration award or settlement agreement pursuant to FINRA rules:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Carl Buhr   Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC
  Morgan Stanley
  Neil Fineman   First Allied Securities, Inc.
  Sagepoint Financial, Inc.
  Donald Heitz   LPL Financial LLC
  First Command Fianncial Planning, Inc.
  Tim Leissner   Goldman, Sachs & Co.
  Evan Schottenstein   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Morgan Stanley
  Bruce Smith   The Sports Advisory Group, LLC
  UBS Financial Services Inc.
  David Weigel   Weigel Fiduciary Aset Management LLC
   RBC Capital Markets, LLC

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for November 2022, the following individuals were barred from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Chad Barancyk   Great Point Capital LLC
  First Allied Securities, Inc.
  Aren Blackwood
  Richard Carman   Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  LPL Financial LLC
  Jack Fascitelli   LEX
  John Molskness   Valic Financial Advisors, Inc.
  New England Securities
  Thomas Pfeiffer   MML Investors Services, LLC
  Chelsea Financial Services
  Emily Pich   Key Investment Services LLC
  Firasat Siddiqui   Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  IDS Life Insurance Company
  Cari Spicer   Cavu Securities LLC
  Triton Pacific Securities, LLC

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for October 2022, the following individuals were barred from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Darien Bonney   MML Investors Services, LLC
  NYLife Securities Inc.
  Jimmy Cheng   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated
  Eddy Chou   Inspire Advisors, LLC
  Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  Kara Gagnon   Global Atlantic Distributors, LLC
  MetLife Investors Distribution Company
  Johana Jimenez
  Derick Stickland   Allstate Financial Services, LLC

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for October 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA for failing to comply with a FINRA arbitration award or settlement agreement pursuant to FINRA rules:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Todd Kalish   Park Edge Advisors, LLC
  McDonald Partners LLC
  Nicolas Lumermann   Morgan Stanley
  Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC
  Jeff McElroy   BOK Financial Securities, Inc.
  LPL Financial LLC
  Kevin NcNeil   SW Financial
  Joseph Gunnar & Co., LLC
  Alex Salcedo   Scottrade, Inc.
  Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC
  Francisco Valenzuela   Morgan Stanley
  Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for October 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules. However, these individuals remain bound by the securities arbitration agreement to arbitrate any disputes between themselves and their former customers:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Tony Bell   SCF Securities, Inc.
  Liberty Partners Financial Services, LLC
  Matthew Black   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Jay Dougall   Principal Securities, Inc.
  Waddell & Reed
  Edgar Garcia   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Chase Investment Services Corp
  Roger Hickman   State Farm VP Management Corp.
  Jamie Lemon
  Linda Leong   Valic Financial Advisors, Inc.
  National Planning Corporation
  Donald Nelson   Wedbush Securities Inc.
  First Wall Street Corp.
  Michael Richie   Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC
  Edward Von der Schmidt   Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
  RBC Capital Markets, LLC
  Cedric Wade   LPL Financial LLC
  National Planning Corporation

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According to FINRA Disciplinary actions for September 2022, the following individuals were suspended from FINRA and cannot currently work for a FINRA brokerage firm for failing to provide FINRA with information it requested or to keep information current with FINRA pursuant to FINRA rules. However, these individuals remain bound by the securities arbitration agreement to arbitrate any disputes between themselves and their former customers:

NAME FORMER EMPLOYERS
  Chad Barancyk   Great Point Capital LLC
  First Allied Securities, Inc.
  Aren Blackwood
  Richard Carman   Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  LPL Financial LLC
  Austin Dutton Jr.   American Trust Investments Services, Inc.
  Primex
  Jack Fascitelli   LEX
  Beth Landwehr   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.
  Ebony Parks   LPL Financial LLC
  Wells Fargo Clearing Services, Inc.
  Firasat Siddiqui   Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC
  Alexandra Smith   J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
  Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated

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