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Stephen Medina Of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated Has 6 Customer Complaints For Alleged Broker Misconduct

Who is Stephen Medina of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated?

Stephen Medina

Stephen Medina (CRD #2614773) who is currently registered as a broker and investment adviser with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated and located in Corpus Christi, Texas, is a subject of one of our many securities industry sales practice abuse investigations.

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Stephen Medina Customer Complaints

Stephen Medina has been the subject of 6 customer complaints that we know about seeking to recover investment losses. One customer complaint evolved into a FINRA arbitration proceeding against Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith and Stephen Medina’s alleged misconduct and resulted in an arbitration award in favor of the investor. Three of the customer complaints were settled by the same brokerage firm in favor of the investors. Merrill Lynch Pierce Fenner and Smith only denied one customer complaint and the investor took no further action. There is currently one FINRA arbitration proceeding that was recently filed against the brokerage firm for Stephen Medina’s alleged misconduct and still pending.

Allegations Against Stephen Medina

A sample of the allegations made in the FINRA reported arbitration claim settlements and/or pending complaints for investment losses follows:

  • Misrepresentation and unsuitable investment recommendations.
  • Adviser misrepresented and omitted certain information regarding their investment account.
  • Unsuitable recommendations and investments.
  • Unauthorized trading and misrepresentations related to option and master limited partnership investments.

Stephen Medina Red Flags & Your Rights As An Investor

Of course, Stephen Medina 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 Stephen Medina at Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated on alert to review carefully the activity and performance of their accounts and question whether Stephen Medina has engaged in any stockbroker misconduct that may have caused them investment losses. The large number of customer complaints at 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.

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