Publicly available records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on January 29, 2017 indicate that former Florida-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Linda Zara has received a customer dispute and was recently terminated from her former employer in connection to alleged rule violations. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Ms. Zara (CRD# 2322009).
Linda Zara has spent 24 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Boca Raton, Florida (2012-2018). Previous registrations include Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Boca Raton, Florida (2009-2012); Citigroup Global Markets in Boca Raton, Florida (1997-2009); Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1996-1997); Smith Barney in New York, New York (1994-1996); Raymond James & Associates in St. Petersburg, Florida (1993); and Chatfield Dean & Company in Greenwood Village, Colorado (1993). She has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which she obtained on April 20, 1993, and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which she obtained on April 13, 1993. She is currently not registered with any state or firm.
According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received one customer complaint and was discharged from her former employer in connection to alleged rule violations.
In December 2017 she was terminated from her position at Wells Fargo Clearing Services following allegations she violated firm policy by entering into short-term, non-securities related loan arrangement with a customer.
In 2015 a customer alleged Linda Zara, while employed at Citigroup Global Markets, misrepresented material facts, recommended an unsuitable investment, breached her fiduciary duty, violated Florida state law, and violated industry rules. The complaint settled in 2016 for $52,500.
If you have lost money investing with Linda Zara, you may be entitled to recoup your losses. Call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis, which means 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.