Did Levinski Barnes Cause You Investment Losses?
Levinski Barnes of Lutz Florida was permanently barred by FINRA from association with any of its member firms for an alleged investment fraud scheme. According to FINRA, Mr. Barnes had a customer wire $50,000 to accounts under his control with the understanding that it would be used as a bid for an accounting practice. Mr. Barnes allegedly told his client that if the bid didn’t work, all the funds would be transferred back to the client’s account. According to FINRA, Mr. Barnes did not complete such transaction and only returned $13,300 leaving $36,700 unaccounted for. FINRA found that Mr. Barnes neglected to return all the client’s funds for more than five years and failed to file timely documentation with FINRA. Mr. Barnes, in addition to the permanent FINRA bar, was ordered to pay $36,700 in restitution.
Lutz Florida has scores 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 engage in one or more kinds of stockbroker fraud. They could make misrepresentations about investing in securities (stocks, bonds, options, mutual funds, REITs, Junk Bonds, Hedge Funds, Structured Products, etc.) they are selling. Unsuitable recommendations of the strategies they recommend (margin, short selling, option) is another kind of stockbroker fraud. They can engage in many other kinds of stockbroker fraud and stockbroker misconduct which violates Federal and Florida securities laws and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) rules and stock brokerage firms policies and procedures.
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