Aegis Capital Corp. Broker Christopher Knutson Private Placement Fraud

Aegis Capital Corp

Aegis Capital Corp.Erez Law is currently investigating Aegis Capital Corp. broker Christopher Knutson (CRD# 2997006) regarding private placement fraud. He has been registered with Aegis Capital Corp. in Melville, New York since 2014. 

Christopher Knutson Customer Complaints

He has been the subject of three customer complaints between 2016 and 2022, according to his CRD report:

May 2022. “Time frame: 2019 – Present. Claimant alleges negligence and breach of fiduciary duty.” The customer is seeking $500,000 in damages and the case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding common and preferred stocks. 

February 2022. “Time frame: April 13, 2020 – January 13, 2021. Negligence, fraud, common law fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, unsuitable recommendation, misrepresentation and omission of material facts.” The case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding private placements. 

April 2016. “Time frame: November 2014 – April 2016. Client alleges misrepresentation concerning an investment in a private placement.” The customer sought $175,000 in damages and the case was settled for $110,000. The complaint was regarding private placements. 

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, Aegis Capital Corp. may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Christopher Knutson’s customers.

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Author: Jeffrey Erez

The founder of Erez Law, Jeffrey Erez, focuses exclusively on securities arbitration and litigation. Mr. Erez passionately believes in representing aggrieved investors and obtaining justice for his clients through litigation.