The securities attorneys at Gana Weinstein LLP are investigating advisor Michael Arteca (Arteca), currently registered with Pruco Securities, LLC. (Pruco) out of Uniondale, New York. According to a BrokerCheck report, Arteca has been subject to at least five customer complaints during his career. According to records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), many of the complaints against Arteca concern misrepresentation in the purchase of alternative investments and direct participation products (DPPs) such as non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs), oil & gas programs, annuities, and equipment leasing programs. The attorneys at Gana Weinstein LLP have extensive experience handling investor losses caused by these types of products.
In May 2018 a customer alleged that Arteca made misrepresentation in the purchase of multiple REITs. The customer requested $200,000 in damages. The claim settled for $50,000.
In December 2017 a customer filed a complaint alleging that Arteca misrepresented multiple life insurance and variable annuity products. The customer requested $81,000 in damages. The claim settled for $64,227.