Publicly records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 16, 2018 indicate that Minnesota-based Century Securities Associates broker/adviser Bernard McLaughlin, also known as Bud McLaughlin, is involved in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. McLaughlin (CRD# 601178).
Bernard McLaughlin has spent 49 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Century Securities Associates in Chaska, Minnesota since 2001. Previous registrations include Equity Securities Investments in Golden Valley, Minnesota (1999-2001); RJ Steichen & Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1999); Everen Securities in St. Louis, Missouri (1998-1999); Principal Financial Securities in Dallas, Texas (1997-1998); Miller Johnson & Kuehn in Minneapolis, Minnesota (1995-1997); Principal Financial Securities in Dallas, Texas (1994-1995); Hamilton Investments (1993-1994); Craig Hallum (1984-1993); Summit Investment Corporation (1981-1984); Pagel (1977-1981); Margolis & Company (1971-1974); and Denis McCauley & Company (1968-1971). He has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on February 9, 1982, and Series 1 (Registered Representative Examination), which he obtained on February 29, 1968. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with six US states: Arizona, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint.
In April 2018 a customer alleged Bernard McLaughlin, while employed at Century Securities Associates, acted negligently and breached his fiduciary duty in connection to the recommendation of purchases of an energy company between 2012 and 2015. The customer is seeking $1,125,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding Bernard McLaughlin, also known as Bud McLaughlin, call the attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be able to recover lost funds. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. You may have a limited window to file your complaint, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.