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About Paul Hernandez Formerly With Avantax Investment Services?

Paul Hernandez

Paul Hernandez (CRD #7008912) is not currently registered as a broker. He has previously worked with Edward Jones in Liverpool, New York, from October 2018 to October 2019, and with Avantax Investment Services, Inc. in Auburn, NY, from November 2019 to July 2020. Hernandez has passed two general industry/product exams—the Securities Industry Essentials Examination and the General Securities Representative Examination—and one multi- state securities law exam, the Uniform Combined State Law Examination. His short tenure in the brokerage industry included registrations providing him with a foundational experience in securities and investment advisory services.

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Paul Hernandez Customer Complaints and Reviews

Paul Hernandez has one negative disclosure:

  • Customer Dispute (Settled): A dispute filed on May 27, 2019, while Hernandez was employed with Edward Jones. The client alleged that a Prudential Variable annuity purchased on March 15, 2019, was misrepresented. Though no specific damage amount was initially claimed, the firm made a good faith determination that the damage from the alleged conduct was greater than $5,000. The complaint was settled for $2,524, and Hernandez did not contribute to the settlement amount.

Allegations Against Paul Hernandez

The specific allegations made against Paul Hernandez include:

  • Misrepresentation: The client claimed that Hernandez misrepresented the terms or benefits of a Prudential Variable annuity, leading to financial dissatisfaction. The settlement of the complaint, although not admitting any wrongdoing by Hernandez, was intended to resolve the allegations and compensate the client.

Paul Hernandez Red Flags & Your Rights As An Investor

Of course, Paul Hernandez 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 Paul Hernandez at Avantax Investment Services and Edward Jones on alert to review carefully the activity and performance of their accounts and question whether Paul Hernandez has engaged in any stockbroker misconduct that may have caused them investment losses. The large number of customer complaints at Avantax Investment Services and Edward Jones also raises questions about the brokerage firms’ supervisory practices. If these red flags raise questions, call us and we will inform you of your rights as an investor.

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Robert Wayne Pearce

Robert Wayne Pearce of The Law Offices of Robert Wayne Pearce, P.A. has been a trial attorney for more than 40 years and has helped recover over $170 million dollars for his clients. During that time, he developed a well-respected and highly accomplished legal career representing investors and brokers in disputes with one another and the government and industry regulators. To speak with Attorney Pearce, call (800) 732-2889 or Contact Us online for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION with Attorney Pearce about your case.

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