The attorneys at Oakes & Fosher regularly appear in news articles and other media coverage involving securities and/or arbitration awards, including The Wall Street Journal, Reuters and Bloomberg News. Below are a few examples:

Paul Pitsironis Allegedly Converts His Customer’s Funds

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of former securities broker Paul Pitsironis, also known as Apostolos Pitsironis. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Paul Pitsironis has been the subject of a FINRA sanction and customer complaint. Paul Pitsironis was a New York-based securities broker. He worked in the securities industry for twenty-two years. During his career, he was registered with four different securities firms. His Registrations Morgan Stanley (1996-2001) Janney Montgomery Scott (2001-2008, 2018-2019) RBC Capital Markets (2008-2012) Wells Fargo Clearing Services (2012-2018) The Allegations In June 2019, a customer alleged…

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Timothy Atyeo Allegedly Over-Concentrates Investor Accounts In Speculative Securities

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of securities broker Timothy Atyeo. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Timothy Atyeo has been the subject of multiple customer disputes over the course of his career. Timothy Atyeo is presently operating as a Florida based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for thirty-two years. During his career, he has been registered with nine different securities firms. His Registrations First Jersey Securities (1986-1987) Morgan Keegan & Company (1986-1987) J.W. Gant & Associates (1987) Bear, Stearns & Co. (1988-1990) Smith Barney Inc. (1990-1994)…

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Kerry Hoffman Allegedly Recommends An Unregistered, Fraudulent Investment To Numerous Customers

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of former securities broker Kerry Hoffman. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Kerry Hoffman has been terminated from a securities firm and has been sanctioned by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Kerry Hoffman operated most recently as an Illinois based securities broker. He worked in the securities industry for thirty-four years. During his career, he was registered with thirteen different securities firms. His Registrations First Jersey Securities (1982-1987) Sherwood Capital (1987) Graystone Nash, Inc. (1987-1988) Dean Witter Reynolds (1988-1989) Rodman & Renshaw (1990) Olde Discount…

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Anthony Joslin Allegedly Makes Material Misrepresentations

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of securities broker Anthony Joslin. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Anthony Joslin has been the subject of multiple customer disputes. Anthony Joslin is a New Jersey based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for twenty-six years. During his career, he has been registered with six different securities firms. His Registrations Lehman Brothers (1992-1993) Smith Barney Inc. (1993-1995) M.S. Farrell & Company (1995-1998) Grayson Financial (1998-2003) J.P. Turner & Company (2003-2014) Garden State Securities (2014-Present) The Allegations¬† In April 2005, a customer…

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Robert Brinckerhoff Allegedly Recommends An Unsuitable Structured Product

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the possible misconduct of securities broker Robert Brinckerhoff. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Robert Brinckerhoff has been the subject of multiple customer disputes. Robert Brinckerhoff is presently operating as a Vermont based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for forty-two years. During his career, he has been registered with two different securities firms. His Registrations Merrill Lynch (1976-2015) Morgan Stanley (2015-Present) The Allegations In November 1993, a customer alleged that Robert Brinckerhoff recommended a highly illiquid retirement plan. This case was settled for $200,000…

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Robert Snow Allegedly Recommends Unsuitable Investments

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of securities broker Robert Snow. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Robert Snow has been the subject of a customer dispute. Robert Snow is presently operating as Texas-based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for twenty years. During his career, he has been registered with six different securities firms. His Registrations In July 2019, an attorney, on behalf of an investor, alleged that Robert Snow recommended highly unsuitable investments between April 2017 and April 2019. This case is currently pending. The customer…

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Russell Blum Allegedly Recommends An Unsuitable Holding Strategy

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the possible misconduct of securities broker Russell Blum. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Russell Blum has been the subject of multiple customer disputes. Russell Blum is presently operating as a Florida based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for thirty-five years. During his career, he has been registered with seven different securities firms. His Registrations IDS Marketing Corporation (1984) Lehman Brothers (1984-1993) Salomon Smith Barney (1993-2001) Prudential Securities Inc. (2001-2003) Wells Fargo (2003-2015) Suntrust Investment Services (2015-2018) International Assets Advisory (2018-Present) The Allegations In…

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William Burks Allegedly Fails To Disclose The Illiquidity Of Private Placements

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the possible misconduct of securities broker William Burks. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, William Burks has been the subject of multiple customer disputes over the course of his career. William Burks is a Texas based securities broker. He has worked in the securities industry for twenty-one years. During his career, he has been registered with two different securities firms. His Registrations PFS Investments (1997-2000) Centaurus Financial (2000-Present) The Allegations In February 2011, a customer alleged that William Burks recommended an inappropriate investment strategy. In August 2012, customers…

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Daniel Davila Allegedly Recommends Highly Unsuitable Private Placements

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the alleged misconduct of former securities broker Daniel Davila. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Daniel Davila has been the subject of multiple customer disputes. Daniel Davila was a Texas based securities broker. He worked in the securities industry for thirty-one years. During his career, he was registered with four different securities firms. His Registrations H.D. Vest Investment Securities (1987-2001) National Planning Corporation (2001-2009) Triad Advisors (2009-2014) Purshe Kaplan Sterling Investments (2014-2019) The Allegations In August 1996, a customer alleged that Daniel Davila breached contract, breached his fiduciary…

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Thomas Burns Negligently Inflates His Customers’ Net Worth

The law firm of Oakes & Fosher is presently investigating the possible misconduct of former securities broker Thomas Burns. According to his publicly available FINRA BrokerCheck report, Thomas Burns has been the subject of multiple customer disputes over the course of his career. Thomas Burns was a California based securities broker. He worked in the securities industry for fifty years. During his career, he was registered with seven different securities firms. His Registrations Dupont Walston & Co. (1968-1974) Sutro & Co. Incorporated (1974-1981) First Wilshire Securities Management (1981-1982) Titan/Value Equities Group (1982-1999) IDM Securities Corporation (1985-1986) Mutual Service Corporation (1999)…

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