William Byrd Allegedly Recommended Unsuitable Investments to a Customer

William Byrd

Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 18, 2017 indicate that Florida-based Capital Financial Services broker/adviser William Byrd has been the subject of resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Byrd (CRD# 1334634).

William Byrd has spent 31 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Capital Financial Services in Tampa, Florida since September 2016. Previous registrations include Invest Financial Corporation in Tampa, Florida; TransAmerica Financial Advisors in Tampa, Florida; Pruco Securities Corporation in Newark, New Jersey; Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner & Smith in New York, New York; American Express Financial Advisors in Minneapolis, Minnesota; IDS Life Insurance Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota; Cigna Securities; and Security First Financial. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with the state of Florida.

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

In January 2017 a customer alleged William Byrd, while employed at Transamerica Financial Advisors, misrepresented and recommended unsuitable investments. The customer is seeking $100,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2016 a customer alleged William Byrd, while employed at Transamerica Financial Advisors, recommended unsuitable investments, misrepresented material facts, and breached his fiduciary duty. The complaint settled for $42,500.

In 2014 a customer alleged William Byrd, while employed at Transamerica Financial Advisors, recommended unsuitable investments in mutual funds and equities. The complaint settled in for $83,500

If you or someone you know has lost money investing with William Byrd, 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.