Public records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on April 23, 2018 indicate that former Connecticut-based Westport Capital Markets broker/adviser Emil Skyba has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Skyba (CRD# 426026).
Emil Skyba has spent 45 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with Westport Capital Markets in Westport, Connecticut (2015-2017). Previous registrations include UBS Financial Services in Edison, New Jersey (1993-2014); Lehman Brothers in New York, New York (1977-2014); Shearson Hayden Stone (1976-1977); Hornblower & Weeks Hemphill Noyes (1974-1976); and Paine Webber Jackson & Curtis (1972-1975). He has passed five securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on April 1, 2006; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on June 21, 1984; Series 3 (National Commodity Futures Examination), which he obtained on June 28, 1984; PC (AMEX Put and Call Exam), which he obtained on May 31, 1977; and Series 1 (Registered Representative Examination), which he obtained on April 26, 1972. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received three customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.
In October 2017 a customer alleged Emil Skyba, while employed at Westport Captial Markets, recommended unsuitable investments that resulted in losses. The customer is seeking $100,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2011 a customer alleged Emil Skyba, while employed at UBS Financial Services, engaged in unsuitable trading by purchasing and holding leveraged exchange-traded funds. The complaint settled for $75,000.
In 1992 a customer alleged Emil Skyba, while employed at Shearson Lehman Brothers, made excessive margin trades and misrepresented material facts. The complaint settled for $150,000.
In 1991 a customer alleged he, while employed at Shearson, recommended unsuitable investments. The complaint settled for $16,575.
If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Emil Skyba, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup your losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.