Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on December 23, 2017 indicate that former Illinois-based Fifth Third Securities broker/adviser Ankur Bhatia has received pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Bhatia (CRD# 5086455).
Ankur Bhatia has spent nine years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Fifth Third Securities in Lake Forest, Illinois (2006-2016). He has passed two securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on February 28, 2006, and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on April 5, 2006. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two pending customer complaints and one denied customer complaint.
In October 2017 a customer alleged Ankur Bhatia, while employed at Fifth Third Securities, misrepresented material facts, executed unauthorized trades, and issued unauthorized credit cards. The customer is seeking unspecified compensatory, punitive and cost damages in the pending complaint, in which he is named as a subject but not a defendant.
In May 2016 a customer alleged Ankur Bhatia, while employed at Fifth Third Securities, recommended an unsuitable mutual fund investment. The customer is seeking more than $77,100 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2009 a customer alleged Ankur Bhatia, while employed at Fifth Third Securities, misrepresented material facts related to a mutual fund product in September 2007. The customer sought more than $7,700 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding Ankur Bhatia, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be able to recover lost funds. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. You may have a limited window to file your complaint, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.