WARNING! Impending Investigation: FRANK CHIAPPONE, ANDREW GUZZETTI, WILLIAM LEX, THOMAS E. LIVINGSTON, BRIAN T. MAYER and PHILIP RABINOVICH
Losses with Frank Chiappone, Andrew Guzzetti, William Lex,
Thomas E. Livingston, Brian T. Mayer, and Philip Rabinovich
Have you lost money investing in the private placements sold by Frank Chiappone, Andrew Guzzetti, William Lex, Thomas E. Livingston, Brian T. Mayer, or Philip Rabinovich? We are investing allegations made by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) against each of these individuals, alleging that these individuals were the top-selling brokers or financial advisors selling a number of private placement investments. Each of these individuals worked with the now-defunct brokerage firm McGinn Smith & Co. Chiappone, Guzzetti, Mayer, and Rabinovich currently work for Dinosaur Financial Group.
The SEC filed a complaint in September 2013, alleging that Chiappone, Guzzetti, Lex, Livingston, Mayer, and Rabinovich failed to due adequate due diligence on the private placement securities that they sold. According to their BrokerCheck reports, in February 2015, each was suspended from the securities industry for 12 months and fined for their roles in selling these private placements.
However, Chiappone has filed an appeal regarding his suspension, and the 12-month suspension does not take effect while the appeal is pending. During this time, Chiappone may still sell securities.
Israels & Neuman PLC is a securities and investment fraud law firm with offices in Denver, Colorado and the Seattle area. We represent investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings and court. Our attorneys have represented over one thousand investors against many brokerage firms in the past, including LPL Financial, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Smith Barney, Stifel Nicolaus & Company, UBS Financial Services, Oppenheimer, Charles Schwab, Wells Fargo Advisors, Ameriprise Financial Services, Raymond James Financial Services, ProEquities, Securities America, National Securities Corp., and many others.
If you invested with in private placements with Frank Chiappone, Andrew Guzzetti, William Lex, Thomas E. Livingston, Brian T. Mayer, or Philip Rabinovich, please Contact Us at 720-599-3505 for a free evaluation of your case.
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