Dana Bruce Vietor of Dallas, Texas submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and agreed to be barred for allegedly engaging in private securities transactions, also known as selling away.
Between January 1, 2014 and November 11, 2018, while registered with Cape Securities and Oakbridge Financial Services, Dana Vietor is alleged by FINRA to have engaged in private securities transactions totaling more than $3 million without written notice or approval from his member firms. The FINRA findings state that Mr. Vietor sold promissory notes to at least 40 customers. The promissory notes, called Deposit Agreements, were part of a start-up business venture for which Mr. Vietor was a member of the management team and, therefore, received indirect compensation for his involvement in the sale of the promissory notes, in violation of FINRA Rules 3280 and 2010. Continue Reading