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This blog is written by Robert H. Rex, Esq. who is a securities attorney and a passionate advocate for investors rights. With over 30 years of legal experience, 25 of which have dealt almost exclusively with the recovery of stockmarket and investment losses for mostly elderly clients, he and his... More
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  • Wells Fargo Broker Expelled By FINRA For Stealing From Child 0 comments
    May 1, 2012 3:39 PM

    Ralph Edward Thomas, Jr. of Reistertown, MD, most recently with Wells Fargo Advisors, was sentenced to four years in prison and ordered to pay $838,000 in restitution for stealing money from several customers. One of the customers was a a trust fund set up for a child suffering from cerebral palsy.

    FINRA announced the bar from the industry in its March disciplinary actions. The U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Maryland alleged that Thomas had been stealing from customers for a few years. Over $750,000 was taken from the child's trust fund, which had been funded with a $3 million medical malpractice settlement. The fraud began as early as 2001. Thomas joined Wells Fargo in 2004 and was discharged in 2010. Prior to that time he worked for Invest Financial Corporation and SunTrust Securities, Inc.

    If you have questions about losses in your brokerage account or other matters related to an investment account, do not hesitate to contact us. Nationwide representation. Free consultation. 561 391 19000

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

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