The securities attorneys at Gana Weinstein LLP are currently investigating advisor John Eads (Eads), formerly registered with Lion Street Financial, LLC (Lion Street Financial) and AXA Advisors, LLC (AXA Advisors) out of Titusville, Florida. According to a BrokerCheck report, Eads has been subject to at least seven customer complaints and one employment termination for cause during his career. According to records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), many of the complaints against Eads concern allegations of variable annuity sales practices.
In January 2018 a customer alleged Eads over forgery. In February 2018 Lion Street Financial discharged Eads claiming that he submitted client documents without their legal signatures.
In June 2016 a customer filed a complaint alleging that in March 2015 Eads recommended an unsuitable annuity causing damages. The claim settled for $85,821.
In April 2016 a customer alleged that Eads misrepresented and unsuitably recommended variable annuities causing damages. The claim was denied.