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John Greg Schmidt (CRD #708094) is a former registered stockbroker and investment advisor whose last known employer was Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC (CRD #11025) in Dayton, OH. He is also known as “Greg Schmidt” or “John Gregory Schmidt.”

His previous employers include Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (CRD #793), also of Dayton, OH; First Union Securities, Inc. (CRD #19616) of St. Louis, MO; and First Union Capital Markets Corp. (CRD #6124) of Charlotte, NC. Schmidt began his industry career in 1980, but is not currently registered with any FINRA broker.

Schmidt is currently the subject of several disclosures:

New-York-Broker-Gregory-Flemming-Suspended-by-FINRA-300x200Silver Law Group is currently investigating Dayton, Ohio based broker John Greg Schmidt regarding complaints pertaining to theft of client funds and elder financial abuse.

Based on FINRA’s BrokerCheck report on Schmidt, a complaint was filed on October 9, 2007 alleging that Schmidt caused an investor client upwards of $500,000 worth of damages due to failing to provide due diligence and theft during his employment at Stifel Nicolaus & Company, Inc. and Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network LLC. The claim was settled for damages of $80,000 in which Schmidt was required to pay $32,500, Wells Fargo was required to pay $32,500, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. was required to pay $15,000. Additionally, a second claim was filed on 12/04/2017 that is still pending regarding an allegation of theft of client funds. As a result of the second claim, Schmidt was given a permanent suspension from the securities industry.

Schmidt was previously employed at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Inc. from 2002 to 2006 and Wachovia Securities Financial Network LLC. from 2006 to 2009 until they merged with Wells Fargo. He was employed at Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network LLC from 2009 to 2017.  According to BrokerCheck, several recently filed arbitration claims allege Schmidt misappropriated or absconded with customer money.

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