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John Cullen Has Outstanding Tax Liens

John CullenPublicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on July 25, 2016 indicate that New York-based Spartan Capital Securities broker John Cullen has received resolved or pending customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Cullen (CRD# 5062835).

John Cullen has spent 10 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Spartan Capital Securities in Garden City, New York since 2013. Previous registrations include Andrew Garrett in Floral Park, New Jersey; the Concord Equity Group in Iselin, New Jersey; New Castle Financial Services, which has since been expelled by FINRA, in Melville, New York; and Benson York Group, which has since been expelled by FINRA, in Melville, New York. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 24 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, John Cullen has received one customer complaint, one pending customer complaint, and five tax liens.

In June 2015, a customer alleged John Cullen, while employed at Andrew Garrett, charged high commission and concentrated investments. The customer is seeking $225,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2015, the Internal Revenue Service filed a tax lien totaling $39,577.64 against John Cullen. The lien remains outstanding.

In 2014, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance filed a tax lien totaling $5,329 against John Cullen. The lien remains outstanding.

In 2011, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance filed a tax lien totaling $3,332 against John Cullen. The lien remains outstanding.

In 2010, a customer alleged John Cullen, while employed at Andrew Garrett, made unsuitable investment recommendations and engaged in excessive trades. The complaint settled in 2011 for $39,000, to which Mr. Cullen individually contributed $39,000.

In 2010, the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance filed a tax lien totaling $398 against John Cullen. The lien remains outstanding.

In 2009, the Internal Revenue Service filed a tax lien totaling $71,675 against John Cullen. The lien remains outstanding.

If you have lost money investing with John Cullen, you may be able to collect 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 receive payment if and when you recover money. You may have a limited window to file your claim, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.