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Matthew Hurley Facing Customer Complaint

Matthew HurleyPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 28, 2016 indicate that California-based Wells Fargo broker/adviser Matthew Hurley is the subject of settled or pending customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Hurley (CRD# 1682165).

Matthew Hurley has spent 28 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Wells Fargo Advisors in San Diego, California since 2015. Previous registrations include Oppenheimer & Company in San Diego, California; Merrill Lynch in New York, New York; Prudential Securities in New York, New York; AG Edwards & Sons in St. Louis, Missouri; Painewebber Incorporated in Weehawken, New Jersey; and Blinder Robinson & Company. He is a registered broker and investment adviser in 16 US states and territories: Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Matthew Hurley is the subject of one regulatory sanction, one customer complaint, and one pending customer complaint.

In December 2015, a customer alleged that Matthew Hurley, while employed at Oppenheimer & Company, charged excessive commissions and failed to implement a stop loss. The customer is seeking $85,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2014, a customer alleged that Matthew Hurley, while employed at Oppenheimer & Company, mismanaged his account. The customer sought $20,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2003, a customer alleged that Matthew Hurley, while employed at Merrill Lynch, recommended an unsuitable transaction. The customer sought $81,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 2001, a customer alleged that Matthew Hurley, while employed at Merrill Lynch, recommended unsuitable investments. The customer sought $50,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

In 1997, the State of Connecticut sanctioned Matthew Hurley following unspecified allegations. A restriction was placed on his general securities license.

In 1996, a customer alleged that Matthew Hurley, while employed at Prudential Securities, failed to follow instructions with respect to the sale of 52 PairGain options. The complaint settled for $14,999, to which Mr. Hurley individually contributed $4,999.

If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Matthew Hurley, call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recover your losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. You may have a limited window to file your claim, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.