Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 25, 2018, as well as a news report published on April 23, 2018 indicate that former California-based Ameriprise broker/adviser Li-Lin Hsu has been sanctioned by FINRA, barred from acting as a broker, and arrested in connection with an alleged embezzlement scheme. Fitapelli Kurta is investigating allegations of misconduct against Ms. Hsu (CRD# 4706509).
Li-Lin Hsu has spent nine years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Ameriprise Financial Services in Los Angeles, California (2006-2015). She was previously registered with Ameriprise Financial Services in Minneapolis, Minnesota (2005). She has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which she obtained on May 1, 2006; Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which she obtained on April 14, 2006; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which she obtained on November 18, 2005. She is currently not registered with any state, firm, or self-regulatory organization (SRO).
According to her BrokerCheck report and news reports, she has received three FINRA sanctions and one customer complaint, and she was recently arrested in connection to alleged embezzlement of customer funds.