Robert David Meyers of Kiawah Island, South Carolina submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC) in which Meyers was fined and suspended by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) , for allegedly engaging in private securities transactions in violation of FINRA Rules 3280 and 2010.
In July 2007, Meyers registered with Wells Fargo as a General Securities Representative (GS). According to FINRA, between February 2016 and October 2017, Meyers participated in private securities transactions by soliciting, facilitating and recommending private equity investments. The findings stated that the securities were offered by three private equity funds to 26 Wells Fargo customers who made investments totaling $1.9 million without written notice or consent from his firm. On November 2, 2017, Wells Fargo filed a Uniform Termination Notice for Securities Industry Registration (Form U5) stating that Meyers was discharged due to the recommendations not offered through the firm. Meyers did not receive any compensation from the private equity funds as a result of his participation. Continue Reading