Did James Eastman Cause You Investment Losses?
James Clifford Eastman, a former broker with Westport, Connecticut based Westport Resources Investment Services, Inc. submitted a letter of Acceptance, Waiver, and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for allegedly participating in private securities transactions without giving prior written notice and without receiving the necessary approval from his firm. FINRA found that James Eastman referred three Westport customers to invest in an oil and gas limited partnership offered by Quest Energy Management Group, Inc. (Quest). The offering interest was in the Permian Advanced Oil Recovery Investment Fund 1, LP. Mr. Eastman referred the three Westport customers to Quest, allegedly assisting the customers in obtaining the investment funds from their Westport brokerage accounts in order to effect the transactions. FINRA stated that the customers invested $875,000 in the Permian securities offering. James Eastman was assessed a deferred fine of $20,000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for nine months.
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