Investment Loss Options for Clients of Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC Broker Anthony Mesquit
Posted on Monday, June 21st, 2021 at 7:52 pm
Were you the victim of Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC broker Anthony Mesquit (CRD# 5210309)? Mesquit has been registered with Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC in Jacksonville, Florida since 2007.
Mesquit has been the subject of two customer complaints between 2018 and 2020, according to his CRD report:
April 2020. “Claimant alleged that the recommendation by the registered representative to name a donor advised fund as the beneficiary of their accounts was inappropriate.” The customer is seeking $750,000 in damages and the case is currently pending. The complaint is regarding a beneficiary.
July 2018. “Customer alleged that the registered representative’s recommendation to move assets into a managed account resulted in an unanticipated increase in capital gains tax liability.” The customer is seeking $129,000 in damages and the case is currently pending. The complaint is regarding a mutual fund.
Pursuant to FINRA Rules, member firms are responsible for supervising a broker’s activities during the time the broker is registered with the firm. Therefore, Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Mesquit’s customers.
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