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Bill Utanski (Ameriprise) Complaint for Dendrion Stock

The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Florida-based Ameriprise broker/adviser Bill Utanski (CRD# 2576809).

Bill Utanski has spent 21 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Ameriprise Financial Services in St. Petersburg, Florida since 2009. Previous registrations include Ameriprise Advisor Services in St. Petersburg, Florida (2002-2009); Prudential Securities in New York, New York (2001-2002); UBS Painewebber in Weehawken, New York (1999-2001); and Salomon Smith Barney in New York, New York (1995-1999). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with ten US states: California, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, South Carolina, and Virginia.

Bill UtanskiAccording to his BrokerCheck report, Bill Utanski is the subject of three pending customer complaints.

In December 2015 a customer alleged Bill Utanski, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, “made a one-size-fits all recommendation to purchase Dendreon Corporation stock in November 2011, and subsequently was over-concentrated in the stock.” The customer is seeking $10,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In October 2015 a customer alleged Bill Utanski, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, “made unsuitable investment recommendations in 2011, including closed-end funds and Dendreon stock,” and additionally engaged in churning. The customer is seeking $200,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In January 2015 a customer alleged Bill Utanski, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, recommended an unsuitable purchase of 10,000 shares of Dendreon stock and call options, and additionally “guaranteed that if she lost money, he would personally pay her back.” The customer iss seeking unspecified damages in the pending complaint.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Bill Utanski, call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be entitled to recover lost funds. All cases are taken on contingency: we only receive payment 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.