According to BrokerCheck records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) broker Erik Pica (Pica) has been subject to three customer complaints. Pica is currently registered with Joseph Stone Capital L.L.C. (Joseph Stone). Many of the customer complaints against Pica concern allegations of high frequency trading activity also referred to as churning, unauthorized trading, unsuitable investments, and speculative investment strategies.
The last customer complaint occurred in May 2018 when a customer alleged unauthorized trading in Rite Aid and Valeant Pharmaceutical leading to $7,613 in damages. The claim is currently pending.
Also in May 2018 another customer alleged negligent supervision, overconcentration, and unsuitable investments causing $293,000 in damages. The claim is currently pending.
In March 2018 another customer alleged $500,000 after claiming that Pica engaged in unsuitable investments, churning, and other claims. The claim is currently pending.