Michael Rappa of Foresters Equity Services, Barred from Securities Industry
Have you lost money with financial advisor Michael Rappa of Foresters Equity Services in San Diego, California? We are looking into allegations made by FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) against Michael J. Rappa. Rappa was being investigated regarding allegations that he sold $2.7 million in investments in the Woodbridge Group of Companies. Last year, Woodbridge filed for bankruptcy, and investors will likely suffer substantial losses.
Michael Rappa was a registered representative and financial advisor with Foresters Equity Services from 2010 to July 2017. He worked out of a branch office in San Diego, California. He has also been the subject of two customer complaints.
Broker-dealers like Foresters Equity Services 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.
Israels & Neuman PLC is a securities and investment fraud law firm with offices in Denver, Colorado; Seattle, Washington; and Ann Arbor, Michigan. We represent investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings in all 50 states, including investors in California and the San Diego area. Our attorneys have recovered millions of dollars for investors against many brokerage firms in the past.
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