WARNING! Impending Investigation–AARON R. PARTHEMER, MORGAN STANLEY SMITH BARNEY, and WELLS FARGO ADVISORS
Aaron R. Parthemer, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Wells Fargo Advisors
Have you lost money with financial advisor Aaron R. Parthemer of Fort Lauderdale, Florida? We are investigating allegations made by FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, against Aaron Parthemer. Parthemer agreed to be barred from the securities industry after he solicited clients to invest in a startup internet company identified as “GVC”. Parthermer was alleged that to have solicited at least eight clients (some of whom were NFL and NBA players) to invest at least $3 million in GVC between July 2009 to February 2012. However, Parthemer did not have permission to sell GVC stock from the firms that he was affiliated with, Wells Fargo Advisors and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Aaron R. Parthemer was a financial advisor and registered representative of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney from June 2009 to October 2011, and with Wells Fargo Advisors from October 2011 to the present. He worked at an office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Parthemer was also alleged to have loaned money to clients, in violation of FINRA rules.
Brokerage firms like Morgan Stanley Smith Barney and Wells Fargo Advisors 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, such as refraining from selling investments and securities that are not approved by the firm. When brokerage firms fail to adequately supervise their registered representatives, they may be liable for investment losses sustained by customers.
Our attorneys have represented over one thousand investors who have been defrauded by their financial advisor or stockbroker. While we have offices in Denver and the Seattle area, we have also previously represented clients throughout Florida, and attorney David Neuman is licensed to practice law in Florida. If you have lost money with Aaron R. Parthemer, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, or Wells Fargo Advisors and want to hear about ALL legal options, please visit https://www.israelsneuman.com and go to our CONTACT page or call us at 720-599-3505.
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