Chris Raymond Kubiak, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a former registered representative with Freedom and Calton, submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) without admitting or denying allegations that he violated FINRA Rules 2150(a) and 2010.
From February 1989 to July 2017, Kubiak was registered with Freedom Investors Corp. (Freedom) as a General Securities Representative. On July 2017, Kubiak left Freedom and joined another firm, Calton & Associates, Inc., as a (GSR) and as an Investment Company and Variable Contracts Products Representative. According to FINRA, between June 2015 and August 2018, Kubiak converted customer funds in violation of FINRA Rules 2150(a) and 2010. The findings stated that a total of seven customers from Freedom and Calton, gave $270,000 in funds to invest on their behalf. Kobiak, however, allegedly deposited the funds in his own bank account and used it for his own personal use, including to gamble and pay medical bills. Continue reading →