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Peter Girgis Has Two Regulatory Sanctions

Peter GirgisPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 21, 2016 indicate that New York-based Legend Securities broker Peter Girgis 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. Girgis (CRD# 4520444).

Peter Girgis has spent 13 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Legend Securities in New York, New York since 2013. Previous registrations include Joseph Gunnar & Company in Staten Island, New York; Brookstone Securities, which has since been expelled by FINRA, in Staten Island, New York; JP Turner & Company in Staten Island, New York; Gunnallen Financial in Staten Island, New York; and Joseph Stevens & Company in Brooklyn, New York. He is a registered broker with 19 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Peter Girgis has received two regulatory sanctions, one customer complaint, and two pending customer complaints.

In May 2016, a customer alleged Peter Girgis, while employed at Joseph Gunnar & Company, misappropriated funds, executed unauthorized trades, misrepresented material facts, acted recklessly, breached contract, and made unsuitable recommendations. The customer is seeking $687,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2015, a customer alleged Peter Girgis, while employed at Brookstone Securities, acted fraudulently and negligently, breached contract, churned the account, misrepresented material facts, and made unsuitable recommendations. The customer is seeking $100,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2014, FINRA sanctioned Peter Girgis following allegations he sent nonpublic information about a customer to an unauthorized individual. He was issued a 45-day suspension and a fine of $5,000.

In 2013, FINRA sanctioned Peter Girgis following allegations he failed to disclose or failed to timely disclose four unsatisfied judgments and/or liens on his uniform application for securities industry registration or transfer. He was issued a three-month suspension and a fine of $5,000.

In 2010, a customer alleged Peter Girgis, while employed at JP Turner & Company, executed excessive and unauthorized trades, committed fraud, misrepresented material facts, and made unsuitable recommendations. The complaint settled for $75,000, to which Mr. Girgis individually contributed $25,000.

If you have suffered losses while investing with Peter Girgis, 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.