Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on March 21, 2018 indicate that North Carolina-based Sagepoint Financial broker/adviser Christopher Bice has received a customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Bice (CRD# 3222439).
Christopher Bice has spent 18 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Sagepoint Financial in Greensboro, Mooresville, and Salisbury, North Carolina since 2005. Previous registrations include SunAmerica Securities in Phoenix, Arizona (2003-2005); AG Edwards & Sons in St. Louis, Missouri (2002-2003); and UBS Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey (1999-2002). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on July 8, 1999; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 24, 1999; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 21, 1999. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 22 US states and territories: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint and two customer complaints that were closed or denied.
In February 2018 a customer alleged Christopher Bice, while employed at Sagepoint Financial, did not disclose commissions prior to the investments being made. The customer sought $125,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.
In 2016 a customer alleged Christopher Bice, while employed at Sagepoint Financial, recommended an unsuitable real estate investment. The complaint settled in January 2017 for $10,000.
In 2014 a customer alleged Christopher Bice, while employed at Sagepoint Financial, recommended unsuitable investments. The customer sought unspecified damages in the complaint, which was closed with no action taken.
In 2002 he was terminated from his position at UBS Painewebber in connection to allegations he directed an employee to sign clients’ names to a new account form.
If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Christopher Bice, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup your losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. 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.