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Matthew Turner Files for Bankruptcy

Matthew TurnerAccording to public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on February 16, 2016, Florida-based Westpark Capital broker/adviser Matthew Turner is the subject of  several customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Turner (CRD# 4114088).

Matthew Turner has spent fifteen years in the securities industry and has been registered with Westpark Capital in Boca Raton, Florida since 2012. Previous registrations include Laidlaw & Company in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2010-2012); Jesup & Lamont Securities in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2009-2010); Gunnallen Financial in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (2002-2009); First Montauk Securities in Red Bank, New Jersey (2001-2002); and First Liberty Investment Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2000-2001). One of Mr. Turner’s former employers, Jesup & Lamont Securities, has since been expelled by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 18 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Matthew Turner is the subject of five customer complaints and has filed for bankruptcy.

In April 2015 Matthew Turner filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. The action remains pending.

In 2014 a customer alleged Matthew Turner, while employed at Laidlaw & Company, recommended unsuitable investments from 2010 to 2012. The complaint settled for $23,115.

In 2012 a customer alleged Matthew Turner, while employed at Laidlaw & Company, executed unauthorized trades and unsuitably used margin. The complaint settled in 2013 for $36,000.

In 2013 a customer alleged Matthew Turner, while employed at Laidlaw & Company, recommended unsuitable investments and unsuitably used margin. The complaint settled in 2014 for $100,000.

In 2009 a customer alleged Matthew Turner, while employed at Gunnallen Financial, executed unauthorized trades, misrepresented material facts related to an investment, and churned the account. The complaint settled in 2010 for $25,000.

In 2008 a customer alleged Matthew Turner, while employed at Gunnallen Financial, engaged in churning. The complaint settled in 2009 for $150,000.

If you have lost money investing or have complaints regarding Matthew Turner, call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be qualified to recover your losses. All cases are taken on contingency: we only get paid if and when you recover money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.