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The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of former securities broker Margareta Childs. According to her publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Margareta Childs is the subject of a pending customer dispute.

Margareta Childs was a California based securities broker. She worked in the securities industry for thirty-two years. During her career, she was registered with seven different securities firms.

Her Registrations

  • Blinder, Robinson & Co. (1986-1990)
  • Paulson Investment Company (1990-1997)
  • Financial Consultant Group (1997-1999)
  • Interfirst Capital Corporation (1999-2002)
  • First Allied Securities (2002)
  • Financial West Group (2002-2017)
  • Western International Securities (2017-2019)

The Allegations

In February 2019, a customer alleged that Margareta Childs breached loan agreements and committed fraud. This case is presently pending. The customer is seeking $208,325 in damages.

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 Margareta Childs, please contact Oakes & Fosher for a free and private consultation. We work on a contingency basis, which means there are no fees charged unless we collect for you.