WARNING! Investigation of JUN ZHOU of Leaders Group – Chicago, IL
Jun Zhou (also known as “Justine” Zhou), formerly with Leaders Group, Barred from Securities Industry
Have you lost money with financial advisor Jun Zhou from Chicago, Illinois? We are looking into allegations made by FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) against Jun “Justine” Zhou. FINRA barred Zhou from the securities industry. Zhou was being investigated regarding allegations that she recommended private securities transactions to 27 investors, totaling over $16 million in investments. The investments were made in a real estate company owned by Zhou, in private real estate funds, and another fund called the Zhou Fund I LLC.
Jun “Justine” Zhou was a registered representative and financial advisor with Leaders Group from November 2015 to August 2018. She worked out of branch offices in Littleton, Colorado and Chicago, Illinois. She was also terminated by Leaders Group regarding these allegations.
Broker-dealers like Leaders Group have a responsibility to adequately supervise all representatives who are registered through their firm, including investments sold by their registered representatives. Broker-dealers also must take steps to ensure that their financial advisors follow all securities rules and regulations. When broker-dealers fail to adequately supervise their registered representatives, they may be liable for investment losses sustained by customers.
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