Harold Mandell (known as Hal Mandell) of San Antonio Texas is a stockbroker who was previously registered with Next Financial Group Inc.. subject to written complaints relating to investment initiated by the customer and set for $ 17,500.00 on 20 June, 2019 based on allegations (1) Mandell focused speculative and aggressive trades in the customer’s account without the customer’s knowledge or consent (2) Mandell killed the customer about the serious losses the customer had when Mandell was involved in Next Financial Group Inc.
Unauthorized transactions are trades that a broker makes for a customer without the customer’s permission or authorization. The major securities industry self-regulatory organizations have rules prohibiting unauthorized transactions. FINRA Rule 2010 (Standards of Commercial Honor and Principles of Trade) prohibits brokers from making unauthorized transactions in their customers’ accounts.
There are certain exceptions. For instance, if a customer has a margin account and the value of the account falls below the brokerage firm’s requirements, the broker may be able to sell the customer’s securities without consulting the customer beforehand. For more information, please read “Margin Position Sellouts”.
This is not the first time an investor has made a dispute with customers about Mandell. FINRA’s Public Disclosure also confirms that a customer has filed a complaint relating to an investment in the transport of Mandell where the customer requested damages for $ 59,932.00 supported by allegations that Mandell dismissed the customer’s fund’s investment instructions during the period associated with Ameriprise. Financial Services Inc. .
Mandell’s registration was terminated by Next Financial Group Inc. as of 31 July 2019.
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