Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 13, 2018 indicate that Virginia-based Edward Jones broker/adviser Thomas Belvin has received several resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Belvin (CRD# 17778).
Thomas Belvin has spent 45 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Edward Jones in Newport News, Virginia since 1982. Previous registrations include FSC Securities Corporation (1981-1982); Waddell & Reed (1979-1981); Anchor National Financial Services (1978-1980); PLA Securities Corporation (1976-1977); and CG Equity Sales Company (1972-1976). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on October 2, 2009; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on March 8, 1982; and Series 1 (Registered Representative Examination), which he obtained on June 7, 1972. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 27 US states and territories.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received five customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.
In 2005 a customer alleged Thomas Belvin, while employed at Edward Jones, violated state securities law, misrepresented and omitted material facts, breached contract, recommended unsuitable investments, failed in his supervisory duties, and breached his fiduciary duty. The complaint settled for $140,000.
In 2008 a customer alleged Thomas Belvin, while employed at Edward Jones, breached contract, committed promissory estoppel, and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The complaint settled for $98,000.
In 2005 a customer alleged Thomas Belvin, while employed at Edward Jones, intentionally and negligently misrepresented material facts, breached his fiduciary duty, breached contract and warranties, and committed unjust enrichment. The complaint resulted in an award to the customer of $340,000.
In 2005 a customer alleged he, while employed at Edward Jones, breached contract, misrepresented material facts, recommended unsuitable investments, engaged in unjust enrichment, breached his fiduciary duty, and breached his duty of good faith and fair dealing. The complaint resulted in an award to the customer of $440,359.
In 1991 a customer alleged he misrepresented material facts and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The complaint resulted in an award to the customer of $17,800.
If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Thomas Belvin, 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.