There are options for clients of former Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated broker Howard Woo (CRD# 4606756), who is accused of misrepresentation. He has been registered with UBS Financial Services Inc. in Irvine, California, since 2022. Previously, he was registered with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated in Irvine, California, from 2009 to 2022.
Howard Woo Customer Complaints
He has been the subject of one customer complaint in 2022, according to his CRD report:
October 2022. “Clients allege representative made misrepresentations beginning in May 2021.” The customer is seeking $250,000 in damages, and the case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding mutual fund losses, and it took place while he was registered with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated.
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, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Howard Woo’s customers.
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