Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 22, 2018 indicate that Indiana-based USA Financial Securities Corporation broker/adviser Bradley Ford has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Ford (CRD# 1649604).
Bradley Ford has spent 30 years in the securities industry and has been registered with USA Financial Securities Corporation in Evansville, Jasper, and Fishers, Indiana since 2006. Previous registrations include Investors Capital Corporation in Lynnfield, Massachusetts (2004-2005); Intersecurities in St. Petersburg, Florida (2000-2004); Park Avenue Securities in New York, New York (1999-2000); Guardian Investor Services Corporation in New York, New York (1993-1999); New England Securities in New York, New York (1987-1993); and the Saxon Group (1987). He has passed four securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on August 31, 1999; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 17, 1987; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on April 14, 2006; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on July 16, 1987. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with nine US states: Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas.
According to his BrokerCheck report, Bradley Ford has received three customer complaints, one pending customer complaint, and three regulatory sanctions.
In April 2018 a customer alleged Bradley Ford, while employed at USA Financial Securities Corporation, misrepresented material facts related to fixed indexed annuities, leading them to believe that the products were liquid and that withdrawals would not result in penalties or surrender charges. The customer is seeking unspecified damages in the pending complaint.
In 2009 the Indiana Insurance Commission sanctioned him in connection to allegations she sold unsuitable investments and misrepresented the states in which equity indexed annuity contracts were solicited. He was issued a fine of $27,500.
In 2009 the Kentucky Department of Insurance sanctioned him in connection to allegations he misrepresented the states in which clients had signed insurance contracts. He was issued a fine of $5,000.
In 2002 a customer alleged Bradley Ford, while employed at Intersecurities, failed to follow instructions, resulting in losses. The complaint settled for $15,000.
In 2001 a customer alleged Bradley Ford, while employed at Intersecurities, failed to follow instructions to execute a trade, resulting in losses. The complaint settled for $10,506.
In 2001 the Indiana Securities Division sanctioned him in connection to allegations involving a “misleading investment advisor yellow pages ad.” He was issued a cease and desist order.
If you have lost money investing with Bradley Ford, you may be able to recover your losses. Call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: Fitapelli Kurta only gets paid if and when you collect funds. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.