Customer Alleged Robert Perta Provided Their Personal Info to a Third Party “In an Effort to Defraud Them”

Robert Perta

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on March 22, 2018 indicate that Illinois-based Transamerica Financial Advisors broker Robert Perta has received a pending customer dispute. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Perta (CRD# 1688568).

Robert Perta has spent 27 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Transamerica Financial Advisors in Oak Brook, Illinois since 2012. Previous registrations include World Group Securities in Wheaton, Illinois (2007-2012); ING Financial Partners in St. Charles, Illinois (2004-2007); Locust Street Securities in Des Moines, Iowa (2003-2004); Walnut Street Securities in El Segundo, California (2001-2003); WMA Securities in Duluth, Georgia (1995-2001); Allmerica Investments in Worcester, Massachusetts (1993-1994); First Investors Corporation in New York, New York (1992-1993); and Hochman & Baker Securities in Stamford, Connecticut (1988-1992). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on February 10, 1992; Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on December 16, 1988; and Series 26 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Principal Examination), which he obtained on December 17, 1998. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with two US states: Colorado and Illinois.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint and one denied customer complaint.

In February 2018 a party of customers alleged Robert Perta, while employed at Transamerica Financial Advisors, provided their personal and financial data to a third party, a former representative, “in an effort to defraud them out of their investment funds.” The customers are seeking $4,279,093 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 1997 a customer alleged Robert Perta, while employed at Western Reserve Life, failed to explain the cost and benefits of a product and misrepresented material facts. The customer sought $20,000 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.

If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Robert Perta, 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 by law, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.

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