WARNING! Investigation of WALTER OLSSON
Walter Olsson from Grand Rapids, Michigan Suspended From Securities Industry for Four Months
Have you lost money with financial advisor Walter Olsson of Grand Rapids, Michigan? We are investigating allegations made by FINRA (the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority), against Walter S. Olsson. FINRA suspended Walter Olsson from the securities industry for four months and fined him $5,000, regarding allegations that he engaged in undisclosed private securities transactions without permission from his brokerage firm, Raymond James Financial Services. FINRA alleged that Olsson solicited a customer of Raymond James to invest $260,000 in an inn that Olsson and two others owned. The investor lost his money in this inn.
Walter Olsson was a financial advisor and registered representative of Raymond James Financial Services from March 2008 to February 2015. He worked at a branch office in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was also affiliated with Olsson Investment Group.
Brokerage firms like Raymond James Financial Services 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 Ann Arbor, Michigan; Denver, Colorado; and the Seattle area. We represent investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings in all 50 states, including investors in Michigan. Attorney Aaron Israels is licensed to practice law in Michigan, he grew up in Holland, Michigan and lived many years in western Michigan. We have also represented a number of victims who had their money stolen by Michigan brokers, including Christopher Tolmacs. Our attorneys have represented over one thousand investors against many brokerage firms in the past, including Raymond James Financial Services.
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