ATTENTION Eric Hollifield Hamilton Investment Counsel Customers: Dacula, Georgia Investment Advisor Accused of Misappropriating $1.24M of Client Funds

ATTENTION Eric Hollifield Hamilton Investment Counsel Customers: Dacula, Georgia Investment Advisor Accused of Misappropriating $1.24M of Client Funds

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (“Eric Hollifield Hamilton Investment Counsel Investigation”) into former Hamilton Investment Counsel, LLC investment advisor, Eric Shea Hollifield (“Eric Hollifield”) in light of a disciplinary bar disclosed by FINRA. In October 2021, FINRA barred Eric Hollifield from the securities industry. The bar follows a customer dispute alleging Eric Hollifield misappropriated $1,240,000 of client funds. Eric Hollifield Hamilton Investment Counsel and the October 2021 FINRA Disciplinary Action According to BrokerCheck, FINRA barred Eric Hollifield for refusing to appear for on-the-record testimony or to produce the documents and information requested pursuant in…

GPB AUTOMOTIVE PORTFOLIO LP INVESTOR ALERT: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Continues Investigation of GPB Capital in Light of September 2021 Purchase Agreement

GPB AUTOMOTIVE PORTFOLIO LP INVESTOR ALERT: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Continues Investigation of GPB Capital in Light of September 2021 Purchase Agreement

National investor fraud law firm KlaymanToskes (“KT”) has filed multiple Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) arbitration claims for clients who were solicited by FINRA broker-dealers to purchase private placement securities of GPB Capital Holdings (“GPB”) in the form of notes, and continues to investigate (“GPB Automotive Portfolio LP Investigation”) the sales practices related to the failure to supervise financial advisor “selling away” private securities transactions related to GPB Capital Holdings Offerings to investors. GPB Automotive Portfolio Purchase Agreement On September 12, 2021, GPB Automotive Portfolio disclosed that Group 1 Automotive, Inc. entered into a Purchase Agreement to buy substantially all…

DAVID LERNER ASSOCIATES ENERGY 11 LP INVESTOR ALERT: National Investor Fraud Law Firm Continues Investigation of Spirit of America Fund, Energy 11 LP, and Energy 12 LP

DAVID LERNER ASSOCIATES ENERGY 11 LP INVESTOR ALERT: National Investor Fraud Law Firm Continues Investigation of Spirit of America Fund, Energy 11 LP, and Energy 12 LP

National securities fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), continues to investigate (“David Lerner Associates Energy 11 LP Investigation”) David Lerner Associates for the unsuitable concentration in proprietary products invested in non-traded Oil & Gas Investments offered exclusively to its clients.  The concentrated investments include Energy 11 LP, Energy Resource 12 LP, and Spirit of America Fund. In addition to the precipitous loss in value, most of investors’ interest payments are now considered return of capital. David Lerner Associates Energy 11 LP, Energy 12 LP, and Spirit of America Fund Investigation The investigation focuses on whether David Lerner Associates failed to supervise the sales and marketing of its…

NOTICE TO GPB AUTOMOTIVE ARETE WEALTH INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Firm KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate on Behalf of GPB Capital Investors

NOTICE TO GPB AUTOMOTIVE ARETE WEALTH INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Firm KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate on Behalf of GPB Capital Investors

Did you suffer GPB Capital investment losses? National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), continues to investigate (“GPB Automotive Arete Wealth Investigation”) claims against full-service brokerage firms on behalf of investors who were solicited to purchase millions of dollars of private placement securities in GPB Capital, in the form of notes, including Arete Wealth. GPB Automotive Arete Wealth Investigation GPB Capital sold and marketed non-registered private placement notes through inadequate disclosure of illiquidity, high risks and commissions which made the investments unsuitable for most investors. Among other GPB securities, KlaymanToskes in investigating GPB Automotive Portfolio, LP, which was sold by brokerage firms, including Arete Wealth.…

GPB CAPITAL INVESTOR ALERT: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate and Pursue Millions of Dollars in FINRA Arbitration Claims for Investors

GPB CAPITAL INVESTOR ALERT: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate and Pursue Millions of Dollars in FINRA Arbitration Claims for Investors

Did you suffer GPB Capital investment losses? National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), continues to investigate and pursue FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who were solicited to purchase millions of dollars of private placement securities in GPB Holdings, LP in the form of notes. GPB Capital Investments Under Investigation GPB Capital sold and marketed non-registered private placement notes through inadequate disclosure of illiquidity, high risks and commissions which made the investments unsuitable for most investors. The securities under investigation include: GPB Automotive Portfolio, LPGPB Cold Storage, LPGPB Holdings, LPGPB Holdings II, LPGPB Holdings III, LPGPB Holdings Qualified, LP     GPB NYC Development,…

NOTICE TO GPB CAPITAL INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Pursues Claim Seeking Over $1,000,000 for GPB Capital Losses, Continues to Investigate FINRA Arbitration Claims for Investors

NOTICE TO GPB CAPITAL INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Pursues Claim Seeking Over $1,000,000 for GPB Capital Losses, Continues to Investigate FINRA Arbitration Claims for Investors

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), continues to investigate and pursue FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who were solicited to purchase millions of dollars of private placement securities in GPB Capital Holdings (“GPB”) in the form of notes, including a claim (FINRA Case No. 20-00096) seeking over $1,000,000 against Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. (“Royal Alliance”). GPB Capital Investigation According to the claim, the investor instructed Royal Alliance to invest his hard-earned savings and inheritance in a suitable manner, which included protecting his principal and present income. Instead, Royal Alliance concentrated a substantial portion of the investor’s assets into…

NOTICE TO HAENA PARK PHAETRA FUNDS INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Is Investigating Individual Securities Arbitration Claims in Excess of $100,000 in Light of the Recently Filed Class Action Complaint Against Interactive Brokers

NOTICE TO HAENA PARK PHAETRA FUNDS INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Is Investigating Individual Securities Arbitration Claims in Excess of $100,000 in Light of the Recently Filed Class Action Complaint Against Interactive Brokers

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), is investigating (“Haena Park Phaetra Funds Investigation”) on behalf of investors of Haena Park’s Phaetra Funds Ponzi-like scheme in light of the recently filed Class Action Complaint against Interactive Brokers (Benjamin Chang v. Interactive Brokers LLC, N.D. Cal., Case No. 5:21-cv-05967). Investors should strongly consider exploring all their legal options regarding this Class Action Complaint. Haena Park Phaetra Fund Investigation – Class Action Complaint Allegations According to the Interactive Broker Class Action allegations, Park lost over $14M of her investors’ contributions in a Ponzi-like scheme that was aided and abetted by Interactive Brokers…

ATTENTION GPB CAPITAL ROYAL ALLIANCE INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Pursues Claim Seeking Damages Up to $5,000,000 Against Royal Alliance for GPB Capital Losses, Continues to Investigate FINRA Arbitration Claims for Investors

ATTENTION GPB CAPITAL ROYAL ALLIANCE INVESTORS: National Investor Fraud Law Firm KlaymanToskes Pursues Claim Seeking Damages Up to $5,000,000 Against Royal Alliance for GPB Capital Losses, Continues to Investigate FINRA Arbitration Claims for Investors

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), continues to investigate (“GPB Capital Royal Alliance Investigation”) and pursue FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who were solicited to purchase millions of dollars of private placement securities in GPB Capital Holdings (“GPB”) in the form of notes, including a claim (FINRA Case No. 19-01153) seeking damages up to $5,000,000 against Royal Alliance Associates, Inc. (“Royal Alliance”). GPB Capital Royal Alliance Investigation – FINRA Case No. 19-01153 According to the claim, Royal Alliance’s financial advisor, Matthew Crafa, represented to the investors that GPB Capital investments were safe, low risk products that would preserve their principal and…

GPB Capital Investor? The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate, Pursue Claims Against Full-Service Brokerage Firms on Behalf of GPB Capital Investors

GPB Capital Investor? The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate, Pursue Claims Against Full-Service Brokerage Firms on Behalf of GPB Capital Investors

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has filed multiple Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) arbitration claims for clients who were solicited by broker-dealers to purchase private placement securities of GPB Capital Holdings (“GPB”) in the form of notes, and continues to investigate the sales practices of additional broker-dealers (“GPB Capital Investment Loss Investigation”). Under FINRA Rules, brokerage firms have an obligation to make suitable recommendations to their customers. They must also conduct adequate due diligence of facts concerning the risks associated with the investments. GPB Capital Investigation More than 60 brokerage firms sold $1.5 billion of high-risk private placement GPB funds, including Royal Alliance…

ATTENTION CASEY KEMERLY EDWARD JONES CUSTOMERS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Announces Investigation of Former Edward Jones Broker Barred by FINRA

ATTENTION CASEY KEMERLY EDWARD JONES CUSTOMERS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Announces Investigation of Former Edward Jones Broker Barred by FINRA

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (“Casey Kemerly Edward Jones Investigation”) into former Edward Jones broker Casey Kemerly in light of a recent disciplinary action disclosed by FINRA. On August 4, 2021, FINRA disclosed in a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent that it has barred former Edward Jones broker Casey Kemerly relating to his refusal to provide information and documents requested pursuant to FINRA Rule 8210 and 2010. What is a FINRA AWC? According to FINRA Rule 9216, if FINRA’s Department of Enforcement has reason to believe a member or associated person has committed a violation,…

ATTENTION HJ SIMS BOCA RATON FL CUSTOMERS: KlaymanToskes Announces Investigation of HJ Sims’s Boca Raton, FL Branch in Light of the SEC’s Recent $250,000 Fine for Unsuitable Variable Interest Rate Structured Products Recommendations

ATTENTION HJ SIMS BOCA RATON FL CUSTOMERS: KlaymanToskes Announces Investigation of HJ Sims’s Boca Raton, FL Branch in Light of the SEC’s Recent $250,000 Fine for Unsuitable Variable Interest Rate Structured Products Recommendations

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (“HJ Sims Boca Raton FL Investigation”) into the Boca Raton, Florida branch of Herbert J. Sims & Co., Inc. (“HJ Sims”) in light of the SEC’s recent $250,000 fine of the brokerage firm relating to its failure to supervise their registered representatives’ unsuitable recommendations of variable interest rate structured products to certain customers. What Are Variable Interest Rate Structured Products? Variable Interest Rate Structured Products, or VRSPs, sold by HJ Sims were structured securities typically issued by large well-known financial institutions with stated fixed maturity periods and periodic interest…

GPB CAPITAL TD AMERITRADE INVESTOR ALERT: KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate TD Ameritrade’s ADVISORDIRECT® Referral Program for GPB Capital Investment Losses

GPB CAPITAL TD AMERITRADE INVESTOR ALERT: KlaymanToskes Continues to Investigate TD Ameritrade’s ADVISORDIRECT® Referral Program for GPB Capital Investment Losses

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), continues to investigate on behalf of investors who sustained losses in GPB Holdings, LP and other related non-registered private placement securities, as a result of recommendations from their investment advisor through the TD Ameritrade AdvisorDirect® Referral Program (GPB Capital TD Ameritrade). What is TD Ameritrade’s AdvisorDirect Referral Program? TD Ameritrade, which was recently acquired by Charles Schwab, offers to help investors find a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) through AdvisorDirect® advisory service. TD Ameritrade’s website makes clear that based on your personal needs, “Our AdvisorDirect® referral program gets you an introduction to an independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)”.…

GPB CAPITAL INVESTOR ALERT: KlaymanToskes Announces Preparation to File FINRA Arbitration Claim on Behalf of Investor Who Purchased GPB Capital Through Advisor of TD AMERITRADE ADVISORDIRECT® Referral Program

GPB CAPITAL INVESTOR ALERT: KlaymanToskes Announces Preparation to File FINRA Arbitration Claim on Behalf of Investor Who Purchased GPB Capital Through Advisor of TD AMERITRADE ADVISORDIRECT® Referral Program

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), announces that it is preparing to file a claim against TD Ameritrade on behalf of an investor who sustained losses in GPB Holdings, LP and other related non-registered private placement securities, as a result of recommendations from their investment advisor through the TD Ameritrade AdvisorDirect® Referral Program (GPB Capital TD Ameritrade). TD Ameritrade, which was recently acquired by Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW), offers to help investors find a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) through AdvisorDirect® advisory service. TD Ameritrade’s website makes clear that based on your personal needs, “Our AdvisorDirect® referral program gets you…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of BANCWEST INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of BANCWEST INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), commences an investigation (Northstar Bermuda Bancwest) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through Bancwest Investment Services, which is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas’s (BNPQY: U.S. OTC) Bank of the West. Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as the benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment firms…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of HANCOCK WHITNEY INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of HANCOCK WHITNEY INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (Northstar Bermuda Hancock Whitney) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through Hancock Whitney’s (NASDAQ: HWC) subsidiary, Hancock Whitney Investment Services (“Hancock Whitney”), and other full-service brokerage firms. Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment firms…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of JP MORGAN SECURITIES CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of JP MORGAN SECURITIES CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (Northstar Bermuda JP Morgan) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through J.P. Morgan Chase Co.’s (NYSE: JPM) subsidiary, J.P. Morgan Securities (“JPMorgan”). Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment firms after Northstar’s bankruptcy and liquidation…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of  UNIONBANC INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of UNIONBANC INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (Northstar Bermuda Unionbanc) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through Unionbanc Investment Services, which is a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.’s (NYSE: MUFG) American holding company. Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of CETERA INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of CETERA INVESTMENT SERVICES CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (Northstar Bermuda Cetera Investment Services) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through Cetera Investment Services and other full-service brokerage firms. Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as the benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment firms after Northstar’s bankruptcy and liquidation in…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of COMMUNITYAMERICA CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of COMMUNITYAMERICA CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (Northstar Bermuda CommunityAmerica) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through CommunityAmerica Financial Solutions (“CommunityAmerica”) and other full-service brokerage firms. Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as the benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment firms after Northstar’s bankruptcy and liquidation in which…

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of OCEAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CUSTOMERS

ATTENTION NORTHSTAR FINANCIAL SERVICES (BERMUDA) INVESTORS: The Securities Arbitration Law Firm of KlaymanToskes Commences Investigation of Potential Claims on Behalf of OCEAN FINANCIAL SERVICES CUSTOMERS

National investor fraud law firm, KlaymanToskes (“KT”), has commenced an investigation (Northstar Bermuda Ocean Financial Services) of potential FINRA arbitration claims on behalf of investors who sustained losses exceeding $250,000 in Northstar Financial Services (Bermuda) (“Northstar”) purchased through Ocean Financial Services and other full-service brokerage firms. Northstar was a Segregated Accounts Company regulated by the Bermuda Monetary Authority, and touted its fixed and variable annuity products as offering segregated account protection, generous liquidity terms and a variety of commitment periods, as well as the benefits of a Bermuda trust structure. Investors are suing their investment firms after Northstar’s bankruptcy and liquidation in…