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Broker, Thomas Zielinski: Complaints and Sanctions

shutterstock_164764706According to records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), former Nebraska-based QA3 broker Thomas Zielinski is currently not licensed to act as a broker or an investment adviser. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Zielinski (CRD# 1180384).

Thomas Zielinski has spent 24 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with QA3 Financial Corporation in Omaha, Nebraska (2004-2011). Previous registrations include Securities America in La Vista, Nebraska (1990-2004) and Ameritrade Incorporated in Omaha, Nebraska (1986-1990). He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Thomas Zielinski is the subject of two regulatory sanctions, one customer complaint, and seven pending customer complaints.

In 2011 a customer alleged Thomas Zielinski, while employed at QA3 Financial, misrepresented material facts, breached his fiduciary duty, made unsuitable investment recommendations, failed to supervise his representatives, breached contract, and acted negligently. The customer is seeking $556,735 in the pending complaint.

In 2010 a customer alleged Thomas Zielinski, while employed at QA3 Financial, breached his fiduciary duty, breached contract, acted negligently, and misrepresented material facts related to an investment. The customer is seeking $150,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2010 a customer alleged Thomas Zielinski, while employed at QA3 Financial, “made untrue statements and omitted material facts.” The customer is seeking $1,826,042 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2010 a customer alleged Thomas Zielinski, while employed at QA3 Financial, breached contract, breached his fiduciary duty, and failed to supervise his representatives. The customer is seeking $400,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2010 a customer alleged Thomas Zielinski, while employed at QA3 Financial, recommended unsuitable investments and failed to conduct due diligence. The customer is seeking $4,000,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2009 a customer alleged Thomas Zielinski, while employed at QA3 Financial, breached his fiduciary duty, acted negligently, breached contract, and failed to supervise. The complaint settled in 2011 for $150,000.

In the 1990’s Zielinksi was censured and fined by the NASD, FINRA’s predecessor.

If you have suffered losses while investing with Thomas Zielinski or QA3 Financial, you may be entitled to a recovery. Call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.