Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on September 8, 2017 indicate that Florida-based BB&T Securities broker/adviser Lewis Robinson has received several customer disputes and was recently sanctioned by FINRA. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Robinson (CRD# 1630516).
Lewis Robinson has spent 30 years in the securities industry and has been registered with BB&T Securities in Aventura, Florida since February 2016. Previous registrations include Morgan Stanley in Aventura, Florida; UBS Financial Services in Aventura, Florida; Prudential Securities in New York, New York; and Thomson McKinnon Securities in New York, New York. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with seven US states: Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New York, and Texas.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one FINRA sanction and seven customer complaints.
In August 2017 FINRA sanctioned him following allegations he “settled a customer’s complaints by issuing three checks in the total amount of $12,203.23 to the customer’s wife, without the knowledge or approval of his member firm.” FINRA’s findings state further that “the customer on three separate occasions complained to Robinson regarding the amount of commissions that Robinson charged.” He was issued a 15-day suspension and a fine of $10,000.
In 2015 he was terminated from his position at Morgan Stanley following “Allegations involving unapproved fee reimbursements made to a client.”
In 2016 a customer alleged Lewis Robinson, while employed at Morgan Stanley, recommended unsuitable investments in Sea Drill stock. The complaint resulted in an award to the customer of $29,060.
In 2016 a customer alleged Lewis Robinson, while employed at Morgan Stanley, made unsuitable recommendations. The complaint settled for $8,000.
In 2015 a customer alleged Lewis Robinson, while employed at Morgan Stanley, “provided him with inaccurate account statement summaries that exaggerated the yields and [alleged] that in 2013 the financial advisor liquidated securities in his IRA account without authorization.” The complaint settled for $95,000.
If you have lost money investing with Lewis Robinson, you may be entitled to recoup your losses. Call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on a contingency basis, which means 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.