WARNING: Investigation of MARTIN BATSTONE – San Diego, CA
Martin Batstone, formerly with Independent Financial Group, Subject of FINRA Complaint
Have you lost money with financial advisor Martin Batstone? We are investigating allegations made about Martin Batstone from San Diego, California. FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) seeks to bar Batstone from the securities industry. FINRA alleges that Batstone solicited investors to invest in an energy drink company, and that he fraudulently pocketed some of the investors’ funds.
Martin Batstone was a financial advisor and registered representative of Independent Financial Group from 2009 to April 2017. He worked in a branch office in San Diego, California. Batstone has also been the subject of six customer complaints.
Brokerage firms like Independent Financial Group have a responsibility to adequately supervise all representatives who are registered through their firm. Brokerage firms also must take steps to ensure that their financial advisors follow all securities rules and regulations, as well as internal firm policies. When brokerage firms fail to adequately supervise their registered representatives, they may be liable for investment losses sustained by customers.
Israels & Neuman PLC is a securities and investment fraud law firm with offices in Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Seattle, Washington; Portland, Oregon and Ann Arbor, Michigan. We represent investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings in all 50 states, including California. Our attorneys have represented over one thousand investors against many brokerage firms in the past.
Click to view: Batstone, Martin FINRA Complaint
Click to view: Batstone, Martin BrokerCheck 10.3.19
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