Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on July 28, 2017 indicate that Texas-based Independent Financial Group broker/adviser Jerry Tuma has been named in a pending civil complaint. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Tuma (CRD# 730104).
Jerry Tuma has spent 35 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Independent Financial Group in Dallas, Texas since 2012. Previous registrations include Cambridge Legacy Services in Dallas, Texas; AIG Financial Advisors in Dallas, Texas; SunAmerica Securities in Phoenix, Arizona; Anchor National Financial Services; and Waddell & Reed. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 27 US states and territories.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint and one pending civil complaint.
In March 2016 Jerry Tuma was named with other defendants in a lawsuit by “H. Thomas Moran II, Trustee For Life Partners Holdings” alleging the defendants “failed to provide accurate information regarding life settlements to investors and failed to disclose a disproportionate sum of the investment would be used to pay Life Partners and themselves,” and additionally that “Certain fees and funds were alleged premised on maintenance and perpetuation of a fraudulent scheme thus damaging the bankruptcy of Life Partners Holdings.” The complaint remains pending.
In 2009 a customer alleged Jerry Tuma, while employed at AIG Financial Advisors, recommended unsuitable mutual fund investments. The complaint settle for $117,500.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding Jerry Tuma, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup lost funds. Fitapelli Kurta accepts every case on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.