Wall Street’s Dirty Little Secrets: Uncovered and analyzed at http://RRBDLAW.com<?:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
<?:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />New York, New YorkJune 20, 2006
Every month Wall Street’s regulators issue disciplinary decisions that fine and suspend stockbrokers and their firms --- but many of the more interesting stories get buried among the sheer volume of cases. Nationally-known regulatory lawyer Bill Singer analyzes the securities industry’s docket and provides insight and provocative commentary. Here are some of the more unusual NASD items Bill uncovers at http://rrbdlaw.com this month:
Suspension of Disbelief
In June we saw several cases in which suspended individuals were allowed to get paid commissions on remain on premises. Is this problem becoming an epidemic? Note that NASD took the extraordinary measure of forcing one individual to sell his ownership interest in a BD within 6 months.
- Centaurus Financial, Inc./AWC/#E022004017602/June 2006
- Kenneth Joseph Gilmore (Principal)/OS/#C9B20050022/E102003130805/June 2006
- Johnny Phillip Figliolini, Jr. (Principal)/#E9B2003039303/June 2006
Quickee Mortgage Applications?
Perhaps the start of an odd trend? Wall Streeters are engaging in some odd efforts to defraud mortgage lenders.
- Epko Anthony Steele/#ELI20040286-02/June 2006
- Lisa Marie Jalomo (Principal)/#E062004037101/June 2006
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