UPDATE! 7 to 20 Years In Prison for ERNEST ROMER of Corecap
Ernest Romer, formerly of Corecap Investments, Sentenced 7 to 20 Years in Prison
-Sterling Heights, MI
Have you lost money with financial advisor Ernest Romer of Sterling Heights and Shelby Township, Michigan? We have represented other victims of Ernest J. Romer’s fraudulent scheme, and we have learned that Romer was just sentenced to 7 to 20 years in prison. Romer was sentenced in December 2018, admitting that he used investor funds for Super Bowl tickets, groceries, and dining at restaurants.
Ernest Romer, III was previously barred by the FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. FINRA barred Romer from the securities industry after he failed to respond to a FINRA investigation. FINRA was investigating Romer after he was terminated by his brokerage firm, Corecap Investments, for allegedly engaging in undisclosed outside business activities.
Ernest Romer was a financial advisor and registered representative of Corecap Investments from October 2012 to January 2017. He worked at branch offices in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Romer also has had his securities license revoked by Michigan, according to clickondetroit.com. Romer was also fired by Corecap Investments, and he has been the subject of numerous customer complaints.
Brokerage firms like Corecap Investments 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 Denver, Colorado; Ann Arbor, Michigan; and in the Seattle area. We represent investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings in all 50 states, including investors in Michigan and throughout the Detroit area. Attorney Aaron Israels is licensed to practice law in Michigan, he grew up in Holland, Michigan and also lived for many years in the Detroit area. We have also represented a number of victims who had their money stolen by Michigan brokers, including Christopher Tolmacs. Our attorneys have recovered millions of dollars for investors against many brokerage firms in the past.
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