According to BrokerCheck records financial advisor Timothy Atyeo (Atyeo), currently employed by Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. (Oppenheimer), has been subject to at least four customer complaints during the course of his career. According to records kept by The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Atyeo has been accused by multiple customers of unsuitable investment advice concerning various investment products including energy stocks most likely including master limited partnerships (MLPs). The law offices of Gana Weinstein LLP continue to report on investor related losses and potential legal remedies due to recommendations to investor in oil and gas and commodities related investments.
In July 2019 a customer filed a complaint alleging that Atyeo violated the securities laws by engaging in, among other violations, negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentations, and over concentration and speculative trading in the energy sector. The claim alleges $1,100,000 in damages and is currently pending.
In June 2017 a customer filed a complaint alleging that Atyeo violated the securities laws by engaging in, among other violations, too much risk and lack of diversification from 2014 through 2017 causing $4,000,000 in damages. The claim was denied by the firm.