Did Merid Amde Cause You Investment Losses?
Merid Amde, a former registered representative with Wunderlich Securities, Inc., submitted an Offer of Settlement to (FINRA) for executing discretionary trades in a customer’s account without the necessary prior written customer authorization and made false and exaggerated account valuations. According to FINRA, Merid Amde, of Bloomfield, Michigan, executed approximately 55 discretionary transactions in a customer’s accounts without the customer’s written authorization and without the accounts designated as discretionary by his member firm. Further, FINRA found that Mr. Amde mismarked 36 order tickets as unsolicited when they were actually solicited in order to purchase low-priced equities and various unit investment trusts (UITs). FINRA also found that Mr. Amde provided his customer with consolidated reports called “Retirement Income Analysis” which made false, exaggerated and misleading statements regarding the value of the customer’s investments. Specifically, Mr. Amde stated in the report that the value of his customer’s investments had increased by 19%, when the actual value had decreased. Merid Amde was fined of $20,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for three months.
Do You Need a Lawyer for False and Misleading Statements by your Stockbroker?
Michigan has thousands of stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices. With so many stock brokerage firms and investment advisory offices, comes the potential for their stockbrokers, financial advisors, and other representatives to fail to disclose material facts making the statements made about the stock, bond and other securities false and misleading and other stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Michigan securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.
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