Articles Tagged with department of justice

Christopher CervinoPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 29, 2016 indicate that former New York-based Primary Capital broker Christopher Cervino has been sanctioned by FINRA. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from customers who have complaints regarding Mr. Cervino (CRD# 2778817).

Christopher Cervino has spent 18 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Primary Capital in New York, New York (2014-2016). Previous registrations include COR Clearing in Edison, New Jersey (2013-2014); Wilson-Davis & Company in Salt Lake City, Utah (2012-2013); Delaney Equity Group in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (2011); GFI Securities in New York, New York (2010-2011); Lighthouse Financial Group in New York, New York (2008-2010); RBC Professional Trader Group in New York, New York (2008); RBC Capital Markets in New York, New York (2007-2008); Carlin Equities in New York, New York (2002-2007); Ladenburg Thalmann & Company in New York, New York (2000-2002); Sharpe Capital in New York, New York (1998-2000); and HJ Meyers & Company in Rochester, New York (1996-1998). Two of his former employers, Sharpe Capital and HJ Meyers & Company, have since been expelled by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). He is currently not registered with any state or firm. Continue Reading

Maroof Miyana Publicly available records provided by the US Justice Department on May 9, 2016 indicate that Florida-based Legend Securities broker Maroof Miyana has been indicted on fraud charges. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Miyana (CRD# 4513966).

Maroof Miyana has spent 13 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Legend Securities in Deerfield Beach, Florida since 2014. Previous registrations include IAA Financial in Boca Raton, Florida (2009-2015); Gunnallen Financial in Boca Raton, Florida (2004-2009); and Continental Broker-Dealer Corporation, which has since been expelled by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), in Carle Place, New York (2002-2004). Mr. Miyana is a registered broker in 25 US states and territories. Continue Reading

Gerald CocuzzoPublicly available records provided by the US Department of Justice on May 3, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based Newbridge Securities broker Gerald Cocuzzo has been indicted in an alleged “market manipulation scheme.” The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Patel (CRD# 4047511).

Gerald Cocuzzo has spent 16 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Newbridge Securities Corporation in Boca Raton, Florida (2014-2016). Previous registrations include IAA Financial in Boca Raton, Florida; Gunnallen Financial in Boca Raton, Florida; America’s Choice Equities in Hauppage, New York; JP Turner & Company in Medford, New York; LH Ross & Company in Boca Raton, Florida; Continental Broker-Dealer in Carle Place, New York; Gunnallen Financial in Tampa, Florida; and Seaboard Securities in Florham Park, New Jersey. Of Mr. Cocuzzo’s former employers, three have since been expelled by FINRA: LH Ross & Company, Continental Broker-Dealer, and Seaboard Securities. He is currently not registered with any state or firm. Continue Reading

Pranav PatelPublicly available records provided by the US Department of Justice on May 3, 2016 indicate that former Florida-based Dawson James Securities broker Pranav Patel has been indicted in an alleged “market manipulation scheme.” The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Patel (CRD# 5391213).

Pranav Patel has spent seven years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Dawson James Securities in Boca Raton, Florida (2015). Previous registrations include Columbus Advisory Group in New York, New York; National Securities Corporation in Miami, Florida; NSM Securities, which has since been expelled by FINRA, in West Palm Beach, Florida; CBG Financial Group in Boca Raton, Florida; and Gunnallen Financial in Boca Raton, Florida he is currently not registered with any state or firm. Continue Reading

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