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Joseph Yanofsky terminated from Merrill Lynch

shutterstock_216799618The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Colorado-based First Financial Equity broker/adviser Joseph Yanofsky (CRD# 870054).

Joseph Yanofsky has spent 35 years in the securities industry and has been registered with First Financial Equity Corporation in Greenwood Village, Colorado since June 2015. Previous registrations include Merrill Lynch in Greenwood Village, Colorado (1990-2015); Hanifen Imhoff Securities Corporation (1988-1990); Hanifen Imhoff Incorporated (1987-1988); Painewebber Incorporated (1983-1987); EF Hutton & Company (1982-1983); and Merrill Lynch (1979-1982).

According to his BrokerCheck report, Joseph Yanofsky is the subject of three customer complaints, three pending customer complaints, and two customer complaints that were closed. He was additionally terminated from his position at Merrill Lynch.

In 2015 a customer alleged Joseph Yanofsky, while employed at Merrill Lynch, failed to follow instructions and executed unauthorized trades. The complaint settled for $35,000.

In 2015 a customer alleged Joseph Yanofsky, while employed at Merrill Lynch, failed to follow instructions and executed unauthorized transactions. The customer is seeking $455,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2006 a customer alleged Joseph Yanofsky, while employed at Merrill Lynch, misrepresented material facts related to an investment in mutual funds. The customer sought $20,000 in damages in the complaint, which was closed with no action taken.

In 2004 a customer alleged Joseph Yanofsky, while employed at Merrill Lynch, made unsuitable recommendations and failed to disclose risks related to certain investments. The customer sought more than $178,200 in damages in the complaint, which was closed with no action taken.

In 1984 a customer alleged Joseph Yanofsky, while employed at EF Hutton, engaged churning, misrepresented material facts, used discretion, and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The complaint settled for $20,000.

If have lost money investing with Joseph Yanofsky, call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be able to recoup your loses. Fitapelli Kurta takes every case on a contingency basis: we only receive payment if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.