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Minish HedePublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 27, 2017 indicate that New York-based Paulson Investment Company broker Minish Hede, also known as Joe Hede, has been the subject of a customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Hede (CRD# 2389098).

Minish Hede has spent 22 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Paulson Investment Company in New York, New York since 2013. Previous registrations include Roth Capital Partners in New York, New York; Advanced Equities in New York, New York; Wachovia Securities Financial Network in Woodbridge, New Jersey; JWGenesis Securities in Boca Raton, Florida; Josephthal & Company in New York, New York; Hampshire Securities in New York, New York; First Cambridge Securities in New York, New York; Sands Brothers; and Reich & Company. He is a registered broker with 50 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint and three complaints that were denied or withdrawn.

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Laura SteesPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 27, 2017 indicate that California-based Woodbury Financial Services broker/adviser Laura Stees has been the subject of several customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Stees (CRD# 5099504).

Laura Stees has ten years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Woodbury Financial Services in San Diego, California (2006-2017). She has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). She is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm.

According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received three customer complaints.

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James Pecoraro

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 27, 2017 indicate that New York-based Salomon Whitney Financial broker James Pecoraro has been the subject of numerous customer disputes and regulatory sanctions. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Pecoraro (CRD# 2440231).

James Pecoraro has spent seventeen years in the securities industry and has been registered with Salomon Whiney financial in Melville, New York since September 2016. Previous registrations include Primary Capital in Garden City, New York; Rockwell Global Capital in Melville, New York; Prestige Financial Center in New York, New York; JP Turner & Company in Westbury, New York; Brundyn Securities in Arlington, Texas; LH Ross & Company in Boca Raton, Florida; Harrison Securities in Port Washington, New York; and GBI Capital Partners in Bethpage, New York. He is a registered broker with 26 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received four customer complaints and five regulatory sanctions.

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Alina Brindusescu

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 27, 2017 indicate that former California-based US Bancorp Investments broker/adviser Alina Brindusescu has been permanently barred from acting as a broker or otherwise associating with firms that sell securities to the public. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Brindusescu (CRD# 4355448).

Alina Brindusescu has spent thirteen years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with US Bancorp Investments in Los Angeles, California (2013-2015). Previous registrations include HSBC Securities in Beverly Hills, California; Merrill Lynch in Los Angeles, California; and Citigroup Global Markets in New York, New York. She is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to her BrokerCheck report, Alina Brindusescu has received two regulatory sanctions and was discharged from her former employer.

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Michael Oromaner

Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority on March 24, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Cova Capital Partners broker Michael Oromaner has been sanctioned by FINRA and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking investors who have complaints regarding Michael Oromaner (CRD# 2857559).

Michael Oromaner has spent sixteen years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Cova Capital Partners in Syosset, New York (2016-2017). Previous registrations include Salomon Whitney Financial in Farmingdale, New York; Avenir Financial Group in Huntington, New York; Legend Securities in East Meadow, New York; Brookville Capital Partners in Uniondale, New York; Prestige Financial Center in Garden City, New York; New Castle Financial Services in Melville, New York; and EKN Financial Services in Woodbury, New York. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Michael Oromaner has received two regulatory sanctions, five customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

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Philip RosenzweigPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 24, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Westpark Capital broker Philip Rosenzweig has been the subject of several resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Rosenzweig (CRD# 1125274).

Philip Rosenzweig has spent 33 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Westpark Capital in Boca Raton, Florida since 2015. Previous registrations include Laidlaw & Company in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; International Assets Advisory in Orlando, Florida; Maxim Group in Boca Raton, Florida; Dawson James Securities in Boca Raton, Florida; RF Lafferty & Company in New York, New York; Gunnallen Financial in Parkland, Florida; Cantella & Company in Boston, Massachusetts; and Raymond James Financial Services in St. Petersburg, Florida. He is a registered broker with eighteen US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received four customer complaints and three pending customer complaints.

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John BodnarPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that Florida-based International Assets Advisory broker/adviser John Bodnar has received several customer complaints and was recently discharged from a former employer. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Bodnar (CRD# 714669).

John Bodnar has spent 36 years in the securities industry and has been registered with International Assets Advisory in Orlando, Florida since February, 2017. Previous registrations include Merrill Lynch in Burlington, Vermont; UBS Financial Services in South Burlington, Vermont; Dean Witter Reynolds in Purchase, New York; Merrill Lynch; and Mosely Hallgarten Estabrook & Weeden. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with the state of Pennsylvania.

According to his BrokerCheck report, John Bodnar has received two customer complaints and was discharged from his former employer.

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Antoine SoumaPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that California-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Antoine Souma has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Souma (CRD# 4210987).

Antoine Souma has spent sixteen years in the securities industry and has been registered with Morgan Stanley in Los Angeles, California since June 2016. Previous registrations include JP Morgan Securities in Los Angeles, California; Deutsche Bank Securities in Los Angeles, California; and UBS Financial Services in Beverly Hills, California. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with fifty US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Antoine Souma has received one customer complaint and one pending customer complaint.

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Kurt FilipovichPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that former California-based National Planning Corporation broker/adviser Kurt Filipovich has been the subject of a customer dispute and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Filopovich (CRD# 4063741).

Kurt Filipovich has spent fifteen years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with National Planning Corporation in Carlsbad, California (2010-2016). Previous registrations include AXA Advisors in Carlsbad, California; Mony Securities in New York, New York; and Trusted Securities Advisors in New York, New York. He has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination) and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Kurt Filipovich has received one customer complaint.

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Ronald RothchildPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on March 23, 2017 indicate that former New York-based Raymond James Financial Services broker Ronald Rothchild has been named in resolved or pending customer disputes and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Rothchild (CRD# 4491932).

Ronald Rothchild has spent fourteen years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Raymond James Financial Services in Garden City, New York (2011-2016). Previous registrations include Wells Fargo Advisors in Great Neck, New York and David Lerner Associates in Syosset, New York. He has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination) and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Ronald Rothchild has received one customer complaint, one pending customer complaint, and was discharged from his former employer.