According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) advisor Anthony Vultaggio, Jr. (Vultaggio), in September 2017, was accused by FINRA of failing to cooperate in an investigation into the circumstances surrounding Vultaggio alleged sale of undisclosed securities through an undisclosed outside business. Vultaggio is formerly associated with American Capital Partners, LLC (American Capital). According to the FINRA action, Vultaggio was barred by the regulator after the broker failed to respond to requests for documents and information during the investigation.
At this time the extent of Vultaggio’s outside business activities and securities sales are unknown. The only public disclosure on Vultaggio’s BrokerCheck contains is Vultaggio’s investments in commercial and residential real estate.
The providing of loans or selling of notes and other investments outside of a brokerage firm constitutes impermissible private securities transactions – a practice known in the industry as “selling away”.