The law offices of Gana Weinstein LLP have recently filed a complaint on behalf of nearly a dozen investors alleging that Dean Mustaphalli (Mustaphalli) engaged in securities fraud. The claim was brought against brokerage firms Sterne Agee Financial Services, Inc. (Sterne Agee) and Interactive Brokers LLC (Interactive Brokers) alleging that the firms failed to supervise Mustaphalli’s misconduct and otherwise aided his fraud causing them approximately $3,000,000 in losses.
If you unfortunately trusted Mustaphalli with your investments there is still time to act. Gana Weinstein LLP’s securities fraud attorneys represent investors who have suffered investment losses at the hands of securities professionals. Details concerning Mustaphalli’s alleged fraud continue to surface.
On June 14th, 2017, New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced charges against Mustaphalli and entities he controlled with defrauding elderly clients out of millions of dollars. The New York Attorney General alleged that Mustaphalli engaged in a six-year scheme to defraud clients that were elderly and near retirement by investing their money in his hedge fund and in many instances without their knowledge Schneiderman said in a statement – “As we allege, Dean Mustaphalli squandered and looted $10 million from hardworking individuals. New Yorkers deserve to know that their investments are safe—and financial professionals who won’t play by the rules will face consequences.”