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William Gillis: Subject of Seven Customer Complaints

William GillisPublic available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on December 1, 2016 indicate that former Seattle-based National Securities broker William Gillis, also known as Bill Gillis, is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Gillis (CRD# 1198878).

William Gillis has spent 28 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with National Securities Corporation in Seattle, Washington (2008-2015). Previous registrations include Wachovia Securities in Seattle (2001-2008); CIBC World Markets in New York, New York (1988-2001); and E.F. Hutton & Company (1986-1988). He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, William Gillis has been the subject of seven customer complaints and eight pending customer complaints.

In October 2016 a customer alleged William Gillis, while employed at National Securities, breached his fiduciary duty, made unsuitable recommendations, and beached contract. The customer is seeking $500,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In July 2016 a customer alleged William Gillis, while employed at National Securities, acted negligently, misrepresented material facts related to an investment, breached his fiduciary duty and breached contract. The customer is seeking $750,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In January 2016 a customer alleged he, while employed at National Securities, acted negligently, recommended unsuitable products, and made misrepresentations of material facts. The customer is seeking more than $685,200 in damages in the pending complaint.

In December 2015 a customer alleged he, while employed at National Securities, made unsuitable recommendations, misrepresented and omitted material facts, and breached his fiduciary duty, acted negligently. The customer is seeking $1,000,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2014 a group of customers alleged he, while employed at Wachovia Securities and Wells Fargo Advisors, misrepresented material facts related to investments and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The complaint settled in June 2016 for $42,000.

In 2014 a customer alleged he, while employed at Wachovia Securities and National Securities, misrepresented material facts and recommended unsuitable securities. The complaint settled in September 2015 for $25,000.

If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding William Gillis, also known as Bill Gillis, call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts every case on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.