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Samuel Januszewski-Ytuarte: Pending Complaint

New York-based Spartan Capital Securities broker Samuel Januszewski-Ytuarte is the subject of a pending customer complaint. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Januszewski-Ytuarte (CRD# 5821156).

Januszewski-YtuarteSamuel Januszewski-Ytuarte has spent five years in the securities industry and has been registered with Spartan Capital Securities in Garden City, New York since 2015. Previous registrations include Martinez-Ayme Securities in Melville, New York (2014-2015); Blackbook Capital in Northport, New York (2013-2014); and JD Nicholas & Associates in Syosset, New York (2010-2012). He is a registered broker with 47 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Samuel Januszewski-Ytuarte is the subject of one pending customer complaint.

In May 2015 a customer alleged Samuel Januszewski-Ytuarte, while employed at Blackbook Capital, committed fraud, negligently misrepresented material facts, and breached his fiduciary duty. The customer is seeking $250,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

According to FINRA rules and federal securities law, advisory firms like Benchmark Capital Advisors have a fiduciary duty meaning they must act only in the best interests of their clients. They must also  only recommend suitable investments that take into account the client’s investment goals, experience, and risk tolerance. Firms are not permitted to misrepresent or omit material facts related to an investment, as this might cause a customer to invest unsuitably. Brokers and firms who violate applicable rules and regulations may be subject to disciplinary action from FINRA, the Securities and Exchange Commission, or state authorities.

If you have complaints regarding or have lost money investing with alleged Samuel Januszewski-Ytuarte, you may be entitled to recover your losses. Call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. Fitapelli Kurta takes every case on a contingency basis, which means Fitapelli Kurta only gets paid if and when you collect money. By law there may be a limited window to file your claim, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.

All information in this article made public by FINRA on April 18, 2016.