Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on April 26, 2019 indicate that former North Carolina-based NYLife Securities broker Furman Ford has received a pending customer dispute and is currently not affiliated with any broker-dealer firm. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from customers who have complaints regarding Mr. Ford (CRD# 1980917).
Furman Ford has spent 12 years in the securities industry and was most recently registered with NYLife Securities in Raleigh, North Carolina (2007-2015). Previous registrations include World Equity Group in Durham, North Carolina (2006-2007); BrokersXPress in Chicago, Illinois (2004-2006); Walnut Street Securities in El Segundo, California (2002-2003); MetLife Securities in Springfield, Massachusetts (2000-2002); Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in New York, New York (2000-2002); and the Stuart-James Company (1989-1990). He has passed six securities industry examinations: Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law Examination), which he obtained on April 11, 2006; Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on April 26, 2001; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on October 18, 2000; SIE (Securities Industry Essentials Examination), which he obtained on April 29, 2015; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on March 28, 2001; and Series 6 (Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination), which he obtained on October 18, 2000. He is currently not registered with any state or firm.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one pending customer complaint and three unsatisfied civil judgments or liens.
In July 2018 a customer alleged Furman Ford, while employed at NYLife Securities, withdrew $1,000,000 from her variable annuity and pledged it to his relative’s charity, of which he is a board member, without her knowledge or consent. The customer is seeking $1,000,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2009 Equity Recovery Group LLC filed a civil judgment or lien totaling $4,177 against him. The judgment or lien remains outstanding.
In 2008 Citibank South Dakota filed a civil judgment or lien totaling $3,207 against him. The judgment or lien remains outstanding.
In 2010 “Child Support Enforcement Agency – MC Centralized Collections” filed a civil judgment or lien totaling $1,972 against him. The judgment or lien remains outstanding.
If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Furman Ford, 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.