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Did Teresa Lynn Holwerda Cause You Investment Losses?

Teresa Lynn Holwerda of Danube, Minnesota submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which she was fined $5,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in all capacities for a period of two months. The sanctions were based on findings that she allegedly forged the signature of a customer in violation of FINRA Rule 2010. The suspension was in effect from January 19, 2021, through March 18, 2021.

In June 1998, Teresa Lynn Holwerda joined State Farm VP Management Corp. and became registered as an Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative. The firm later filed a Uniform Termination Notice (Form U5), disclosing that she had been terminated due to his alleged misconduct. According to FINRA’s findings, Holwerda allegedly failed to follow company guidelines regarding the Life Insurance process by forging a customer’s signature. The findings state that the customer requested that his life insurance policy be cancelled due to his divorce, however, Holwerda understood the request as meaning he just wanted to be removed from the policy, so she forged his signature for a change of ownership and submitted it to the firms affiliated life insurance company. In addition to the findings, the customer then complained to the insurance company once he became aware of the forgery. Although Teresa Lynn Holwerda is not currently registered or associated with any FINRA member firm, she remains subject to FINRA’s jurisdiction.

FINRA Rule 2010 requires associated persons to “observe high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade” in the conduct of their business. FINRA Rule 2010 encompasses all unethical, business-related conduct, even if that conduct does not involve a security or a securities transaction. Forgery is a violation of FINRA Rule 2010.

Do You Need a Minnesota Securities Account Forgery Attorney?

Are you a Danube, Minnesota investor who has suffered significant losses in your stock brokerage and investment accounts?  Did your Danube, Minnesota stockbroker or investment advisor forge your signature or alter information on account opening documents about your investment objectives, risk tolerance, or financial condition to make unsuitable recommendations or otherwise mismanage your investment account? If so, you will need to have representation from an experienced, highly rated, and nationally recognized FINRA arbitration securities forgery law attorney—an attorney who knows FINRA rules and procedures inside and out and how to handle these FINRA arbitration forgery cases and other complex legal issues. 

Free Initial Consultation With Experienced Securities Account Forgery Lawyers Serving Danube, Minnesota Residents In FINRA Arbitrations

At The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A.  we represent investors in all kinds of securities, commodities, and investment law disputes in FINRA, AAA and JAMS arbitration and mediation proceedings. Attorney Pearce and his staff represent investors throughout Minnesota, and across the United States on a CONTINGENCY FEE basis which means you pay nothing – NO FEES-NO COSTS – unless we put money in your pocket after receiving a settlement or FINRA arbitration award.

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For dedicated representation by Attorney Pearce with over 40 years of experience and success in all kinds of securities, commodities, and investment law disputes serving Minnesota citizens, contact the firm by phone at 561-338-0037, toll free at 800-732-2889 or via e-mail.

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Robert Wayne Pearce of The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A. has been a trial attorney for more than 40 years and has helped recover over $125 million dollars for his clients. During that time, he developed a well-respected and highly accomplished legal career representing investors and brokers in disputes with one another and the government and industry regulators. To speak with Attorney Pearce, call (800) 732-2889 or Contact Us online for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION with Attorney Pearce about your case.

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