WARNING! Impending Investigation: JOHN MCKINSTRY and MOLONEY SECURITIES CO.
John McKinstry and Moloney Securities Co., Inc.
Have you lost money with financial advisor John McKinstry of St. Louis, Missouri? We are investigating allegations made by FINRA, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, against John R. McKinstry, Jr. FINRA barred McKinstry from the securities industry after he failed to respond to a FINRA investigation. FINRA was investigating McKinstry regarding allegations that he made unsuitable investment recommendations to customers, and whether he made material misrepresentations in connection with a lending arrangement.
John McKinstry was a financial advisor and registered representative of Moloney Securities Co., Inc. from 2004 to August 2015. He worked at a branch office in St. Louis, Missouri. McKinstry currently has seven customer complaints on his record, including for the sale of master limited partnerships in oil and gas.
Brokerage firms like Moloney Securities 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 and the Seattle area. We represent investors in FINRA arbitration proceedings in all 50 states, including investors in Missouri. 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, ProEquities, Securities America, National Securities Corp., and many others.
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If you lost money with John McKinstry or Moloney Securities, please Contact Us at 720-599-3505 for a free evaluation of your case.