Mahwah, New Jersey stockbroker John Joseph Cahill submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) in which he was barred from association with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority in all capacities for failing to appear for an on-the-record testimony or provide documentation in connection to an ongoing FINRA investigation. FINRA alleged that while Mr. Cahill was a General Securities Representative (GSR) for Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, he allegedly converted funds belonging to an elderly customer.
After being terminated from his firm, an investigation began which required Cahill to provide documents, information, and testimony in connection with the investigation. While Cahill acknowledged he received the requests from FINRA to provide this information, he refused to provide anything. In refusing to produce documents and information as requested, Cahill violated FINRA Rules 8210 and 2010. Without admitting or denying the FINRA findings, Cahill also consented to the imposed sanctions and was barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Continue Reading