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Robert Child: Six Pending Customer Complaints

Robert ChildPublicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on October 21, 2016 indicate that Florida-based National Securities broker/adviser Robert Child has received several resolved or pending customer complaints. The securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Child (CRD# 500359).

Robert Child has spent forty years in the securities industry and has been registered with National Securities in Boca Raton, Florida since 2012. Previous registrations include VFinance Investments in Boca Raton, Florida; UBS Painewebber in Weehawken, New Jersey; Prudential Securities in New York, New York; Shearson Lehman Hutton; EF Hutton & Company; Smith Barney Harris Upham & Company; and JB Hanauer & Company. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 21 US states and territories: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington.

According to his BrokerCheck report, Robert Child has received six customer complaints and four pending customer complaints.

In August 2016 2016 a customer alleged Robert Child, while employed at National Securities, executed unauthorized trades and made unsuitable investment recommendations. The customer is seeking $250,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In April 2016 a customer alleged Robert Child, while employed at National Securities and VFinance Investments, breached his fiduciary duty, breached contract, acted negligently, and made an unsuitable investment recommendation. The customer is seeking $5,000,000 damages in the pending complaint.

In 2015 a customer alleged he, while employed at National Securities and VFinance Investments, breached his fiduciary duty, acted negligently, and misrepresented material facts related to an investment. The customer is seeking $2,500,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2001 a customer alleged he, while employed at UBS Painewebber, made unsuitable recommendations involving investments in high yield bonds. The complaint settled in 2002 for $62,500.

In 2002 a customer alleged he, while employed at UBS Painewebber, breached his fiduciary duty, committed fraud, and negligently misrepresented material facts. The complaint resulted in an award to the customer of $610,000.

In 1999 a customer alleged he, while employed at Painewebber, recommended unsuitable high yield bonds. The complaint settled in 2000 for $775,000.

If you have lost money investing with Robert Child, you may be able to collect a recovery. Call the securities and investment fraud law firm Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. All cases are taken on contingency: we only receive payment if and when you recover money. You may have a limited window to file your claim, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.

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