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The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of securities broker John Crain. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, John Crain has been the subject of a FINRA sanction.

John Crain is a Maryland based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for four years. During his career, he has been registered with four different securities firms.

His Registrations

  • Morgan Stanley DW (1996-2001)
  • Wachovia Securities Financial Network (2001-2002)
  • Summit Brokerage Services (2002-2018)
  • Chapin, Davis (2018-Present)

The Allegations

John Crain was officially sanctioned by FINRA in March 2020. The findings in this matter state that he asked his member firm customers to sign and return blank or incomplete brokerage documents. John Crain then allegedly added the missing information after the forms were pre-signed by his customers. Due to these alleged actions, John Crain was fined $5,000 and was suspended from acting as a securities broker in any fashion for a period of three months.

Oakes & Fosher Can Help

Many investors are unaware of the legal recourse available to them after losing money due to securities broker fraud and/or negligence. The truth is that investors who have lost money in this fashion may actually be entitled to damages.

Oakes & Fosher dedicates its entire legal practice to helping investors across the nation. If you, or someone you know, have lost money investing with John Crain, please contact Oakes & Fosher for a free and private consultation. We handle cases on a contingency basis, which means there are no fees charged unless we collect for you.