The securities fraud attorneys at Malecki Law are interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding former stockbroker Clark Gardner. According to his BrokerCheck report maintained by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”), Mr. Gardner is no longer FINRA licensed to sell investments. He has also reportedly been the subject of no less than six reportable events, including customer complaints and regulatory investigations.
Per FINRA, Mr. Gardner was permanently barred by both FINRA and the SEC from the financial services industry. The FINRA investigation of Mr. Gardner reportedly surrounded the conversion of $243,000 of customer funds. Per his BrokerCheck report, Mr. Gardner also served as an agent for a real estate investment company without required approval of his firm.
Mr. Gardner has been the subject of customer complaints as well. Customers have alleged that Mr. Gardner breached fiduciary duties and recommended unsuitable investments. According to FINRA records, one customer dispute is presently pending, while another was settled for $263,000.