G.F. Investment Services, LLC Broker Christopher Conness Accused of Unsuitable Investment Recommendations

Christopher Conness

Erez Law is currently investigating G.F. Investment Services, LLC broker Christopher Conness (CRD# 4778193) who is accused of unsuitable investment recommendations. He has been registered with Madison Avenue Securities, LLC in Fort Lauderdale, Florida since 2017 and with Global Wealth Management Investment Advisory, Inc. in Fort Lauderdale, Florida since 2017. Previously, he was registered with Global Financial Private Capital, LLC in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida from 2010 to 2018.

Christopher Conness Customer Complaints

He has been the subject of four customer complaints between 2020 and 2022, one of which was closed without action, according to his CRD report:

August 2022. “Unsuitable recommendations of alternative investments and annuities.” The customer is seeking $100,000 in damages. The complaint was regarding fixed annuities and direct investments and took place while he was registered with G.F. Investment Services, LLC and with G.F. Investment Services, LLC in Fort Lauderdale, Florida from 2009 to 2017.

September 2021. “In 2015 Claimants allege unsuitable recommendation of multiple alternative investments while the RR was with GFIS. This is not a Madison client.” The case was settled for $192,500. The complaint was regarding direct investments and real estate securities and took place while he was registered with G.F. Investment Services, LLC. 

October 2020. “Claimants allege recommendations regarding investment into two REITs in 2015 were unsuitable.” The customer sought $50,000 in damages and the case was settled for $14,999. The complaint was regarding real estate securities and took place while he was registered with G.F. Investment Services, LLC. 

September 2020. “Unsuitable recommendations, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract and negligence.” The customer sought $100,000 in damages and the case was settled for $9,500. The complaint was regarding direct investments and took place while he was registered with G.F. Investment Services, LLC. 

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, G.F. Investment Services, LLC may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Conness’ customers.

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