Update: Fraud, Unauthorized Trading Complaints Against Laidlaw’s Peter Viglione

Peter ViglionePublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 30, 2019 indicate that New York-based Laidlaw & Company broker Peter Viglione has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Viglione (CRD# 4697621).

Peter Viglione has spent 15 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Laidlaw & Company in New York, New York since 2014. Previous registrations include Portfolio Advisors Alliance in New York, New York (2013-2014); John Thomas Financial in New York, New York (2008-2013); National Securities Corporation in New York, New York (2006-2008); SW Bach & Company in New York, New York (2005-2006); Oppenheimer & Company in New York, New York (2003-2005); and Casimir Capital in Greenwich, Connecticut (2003). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination); SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on October 1, 2018; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). He is a registered broker with 43 US states and territories.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints and two pending customer complaints.

In March 2019 a customer alleged Peter Viglione, while employed at Portfolios Advisors Alliance, committed statutory and common law fraud, misrepresented material facts, acted negligently, breached contract, and breached his fiduciary duty. The customer is seeking $50,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2018 a customer alleged Peter Viglione, while employed at Laidlaw & Company, executed unauthorized and excessive trades. The customer is seeking $200,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2018 a customer alleged Peter Viglione, while employed at Laidlaw & Company, engaged in unspecified misconduct resulting in damages. The complaint settled for $9,375.

In 2013 a customer alleged he, while employed at John Thomas Financial, participated in excessive trading, executed unauthorized trades, and made misrepresentations of material facts related to an investment. The complaint settled for $125,000.

In 2011 a customer alleged he, while employed at John Thomas Financial, effected unauthorized transactions and churned the account. The complaint settled for $85,000.

If you have lost money investing with Peter Viglione, 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.