Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 8, 2018 indicate that California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Cara Paynter is involved in a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Paynter (CRD# 4687406).
Cara Paynter has spent 14 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Foothill Ranch, California since 2011. Previous registrations include Wells Fargo Clearing Advisors in Newport Beach, California (2010-2011); Northern Trust Securities in Newport Beach, California (2006-2010); Wells Fargo Investments in San Francisco, California (2004-2006); and Banc of America Investment Services in Boston, Massachusetts (2004). She has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which she obtained on May 3, 2004, and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which she obtained on February 17, 2004. She is a registered broker and investment adviser with four US states: Arizona, California, Florida, and Indiana. She is registered with five self-regulatory organizations (SROs): FINRA, NYSE American LLC, Nasdaq PHLX LLC, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and the New York Stock Exchange.
According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received one pending customer complaint and one denied customer complaint.
In April 2018 a customer alleged Cara Paynter, while employed at Wells Fargo Clearing Services, recommended unsuitable variable annuity investments between 2015 and 2017. The customer is seeking $150,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In February 2018 a party of customers alleged Cara Paynter, while employed at Wells Fargo Clearing Services, invested their funds prematurely, resulting in losses. The customers sought unspecified damages in the complaint, which was denied.
If you have lost money investing with Cara Paynter, 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.