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We may be able to assist you in addressing any concerns or problems you have if you think Cortez Patten has caused you financial losses.
DID CORTEZ PATTEN CAUSE YOU INVESTMENT LOSSES?
Cortez Patten Formerly With Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, David Lerner Associates, Inc. And Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated Has A Customer Complaint For Alleged Broker Misconduct
Who is Cortez Patten formerly with Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC?
Cortez Patten (CRD #5939332) who was formerly registered with Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC and located in Jacksonville, Florida is a subject of one of our many securities industry sales practice abuse investigations. Prior to Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Cortez Patten was associated with David Lerner Associates, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and other investment advisory and brokerage firms with a history of customer complaints and securities industry regulatory problems.
Cortez Patten Customer Complaint
Cortez Patten has been the subject of at least one customer complaint that we know about, which was filed in the last year to recover investment losses. The allegations made in the FINRA reported customer complaint for investment losses were breach of fiduciary duty in connection with a mutual fund in a private placement-Energy 12 investment. The customer complaint filed against Cortez Patten’s former employer David Lerner Associates, Inc. for investment losses caused by the alleged misconduct is pending as of the date of this report.
Cortez Patten Red Flags & Your Rights As An Investor
Of course, Cortez Patten did not admit to any of the allegations. But regardless of whether an arbitration award was entered, a settlement occurred, or the customer complaint is still pending, the allegations made by customers are red flags which should put all current and former customers of Cortez Patten at Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, David Lerner Associates, Inc., and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated on alert to review carefully the activity and performance of their accounts and question whether Cortez Patten has engaged in any stockbroker misconduct that may have caused them investment losses. The large number of customer complaints at Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, David Lerner Associates, Inc., and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated also raises questions about the brokerage firm’s supervisory practices. If these red flags raise questions, call us and we will inform you of your rights as an investor.
File A Claim To Recover Your Investment Losses At Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC Due To Cortez Patten
If you have questions about Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, David Lerner Associates, Inc., Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, and/or Cortez Patten and the management or performance of your accounts, please contact Attorney Pearce for a free initial consultation via email or Toll Free at 1-800-732-2889.