Barred: Joseph Morris Thurnherr Barred by FINRA

Barred

Joseph Morris Thurnherr Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Thurnherr was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Thurnherr consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to provide documents and information requested by FINRA in connection with an investigation into allegations set forth in a customer-initiated arbitration against him.

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Barred: Boris Skorodumov Barred by FINRA

Barred

Boris Skorodumov Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Skorodumov was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Skorodumov consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to appear for on-the-record testimony or otherwise cooperate with FINRA’s investigation into Form U5 disclosures made by his member firms.

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Barred: John Clifford Park Barred by FINRA

Barred

John Clifford Park Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Park was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Park consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to provide documents and information requested by FINRA in connection with an investigation it began after it received his member firm’s Form U5.

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Barred: Paolo Assumpcao Monaco Barred by FINRA

Barred

Paolo Assumpcao Monaco Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Monaco was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Monaco consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to appear for onthe-record testimony or otherwise cooperate with FINRA’s investigation into a disclosure reported on a Uniform Termination Notice for Securities Industry Registration (Form U5) submitted by his member firm.

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Barred: Martin David Batstone Barred by FINRA

Barred

Martin David Batstone Barred by FINRA

An Offer of Settlement was issued in which Batstone was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the allegations, Batstone consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he willfully violated Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5(a)-(c) thereunder, and violated FINRA Rule 2020 by transferring $11,100 in customer funds to his personal bank accounts and using the funds for his personal expenditures.

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Barred: Ronald Walter Hannes Barred by FINRA

Barred

Ronald Walter Hannes Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Hannes was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Hannes consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to produce documents and information requested by FINRA during its investigation into allegations that he converted customer funds.

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Barred: Jeffrey Scott Nimmow Barred by FINRA

Barred

Jeffrey Scott Nimmow Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Nimmow was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Nimmow consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he engaged in the sale of promissory notes to investors totaling at least $3,365,000 without disclosing and receiving approval from his member firm.

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Barred: Ana Lucia Chavarriaga Barred by FINRA

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Ana Lucia Chavarriaga Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Chavarriaga was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Chavarriaga consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that she backdated documents and drafted false written statements that her member firm provided to FINRA in response to its requests for information. The findings stated that as the firm’s designated supervisor, Chavarriaga was responsible for reviewing and initialing the firm’s TRACE Quality of Markets Report Cards. Chavarriaga signed and backdated report cards and supplied them to the firm, which in turn provided them to FINRA.

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Barred: Paul William Petrillo Barred by FINRA

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Paul William Petrillo Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Petrillo was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Petrillo consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he placed discretionary orders to purchase or sell securities in customers’ outside securities accounts without notifying his member firm of his authority to do so or the executing firm of his association with his firm. The findings stated that Petrillo also opened a family trust securities account over which he had trading authority away from his firm but did not notify it of the account’s existence.

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Barred: Jesse Gil III Barred by FINRA

Barred

Jesse Gil III Barred by FINRA

An Offer of Settlement was issued in which Gil was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the allegations, Gil consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he converted approximately $2,500 from an 82-year-old widow and former bank customer to whom he was providing financial advice away from his member firm. The findings stated that Gil used the customer’s credit cards without her authorization to charge personal expenses. These included spa massages, sporting goods, airline baggage fees and foreign currency cash advances, as well as expenses incurred during an overseas trip to Madrid, Spain, including at a hotel, perfume store, museum and flamenco show.

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Barred: Robert Russel Tweed Barred by FINRA

Barred

Robert Russel Tweed Barred by FINRA

Tweed appealed a NAC decision to the SEC. Tweed was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. The NAC affirmed the findings and modified the sanctions imposed by the OHO. The sanction was based on findings that Tweed violated Sections 17(a)(2) and (3) of the Securities Act of 1933 by misrepresenting and failing to disclose material facts in connection with the sale of interests in a private investment fund that he controlled and engaged in a course of conduct that operated as a fraud or deceit on the fund’s investors.

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Barred: Gabriel William Hynes Barred by FINRA

Barred

Gabriel William Hynes Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Hynes was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Hynes consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to appear for onthe-record testimony requested by FINRA in connection with its investigation of his sale of a company’s structured cash flow investments comprised of pension streams.

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Barred: Shlomo Strugano Barred by FINRA

Barred

Shlomo Strugano Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Strugano was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Strugano consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he failed to appear and provide testimony requested by FINRA in connection with an investigation into whether he had forged or falsified customer signatures and initials on account and transaction documents.

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Barred: John A. Chrysadakis Barred by FINRA

Barred

John A. Chrysadakis Barred by FINRA

An AWC was issued in which Chrysadakis was barred from association with any FINRA member in all capacities. Without admitting or denying the findings, Chrysadakis consented to the sanction and to the entry of findings that he refused to produce information and documents requested by FINRA after his member firm submitted a Uniform Termination Notice for Securities Industry Registration (Form U5) wherein it disclosed that he was permitted to resign while under internal review.

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