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Michael ChristiansPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 8, 2018 indicate that Texas-based Morgan Stanley broker/adviser Michael Christians has been named in a pending FINRA complaint. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Christians (CRD# 2773112).

Michael Christians has spent 21 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Morgan Stanley in Plano, Texas (2009-2018). Previous registrations include Morgan Stanley & Company in Plano, Texas (2007-2009); Morgan Stanley DW in Dallas, Texas (1999-2007); and Morgan Keegan & Company in Memphis, Tennessee (1996-1999). He has passed seven securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on October 4, 1996; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on September 13, 1996; Series 3 (National Commodity Futures Examination), which he obtained on December 13, 2001; Series 31 (Futures Managed Funds Examination), which he obtained on September 21, 1998; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on September 10, 1996; Series 10 (General Securities Sales Supervisor – General Module Examination), which he obtained on August 4, 2000; and Series 9 (General Securities Sales Supervisor – Options Module Examination), which he obtained on July 28, 2000. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Michael Christians was recently discharged from his former employer and has been named in a pending FINRA complaint.

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Peter OrlandoPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 6, 2018 indicate that former Massachusetts-based SCF Securities broker/adviser Peter Orlando has been named in a pending FINRA complaint and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Orlando (CRD# 1142715).

Peter Orlando has spent 27 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with SCF Securities in Fall River, Massachusetts (2014-2018). Previous registrations include MetLife Securities in Warwick, Rhode Island (2010-2014); Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Providence, Rhode Island (2009-2010); Morgan Stanley & Company in Providence, Rhode Island (2008-2009); Investors Capital Corporation in Providence, Rhode Island (2007-2008); Investors Capital Corporation in Lynnfield, Massachusetts (2001-2003; 2005); Schneider Securities in Denver, Colorado (1999-2001); Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1996-1998); Locust Street Securities in Des Moines, Iowa (1995-1996); and John Hancock Distributors (1988-1993). He is currently not registered with any state or firm.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has been named in a pending FINRA complaint.