The attorneys at Gana Weinstein LLP are investigating BrokerCheck records reports that financial advisor Nicholas Schiano (Schiano), currently employed by Spartan Capital Securities, LLC (Spartan Capital) has been subject to at least two customer complaints during the course of his career. According to records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Schiano’s customer complaints allege that Schiano recommended unsuitable investments, and committed negligence, misrepresentations, and breach of fiduciary duty among other allegations of misconduct relating to the handling of their accounts.
In April 2019 a customer complained that Schiano violated the securities laws by alleging misrepresentations, negligence, and breach of fiduciary duty resulting in $208,000. The claim settled for $32,500.
In August 2017 a customer complained that Schiano violated the securities laws by alleging unsuitable transactions causing $128,541 in damages. The claim settled for $35,000.