Erez Law is currently investigating former Centaurus Financial, Inc. and Integrity Brokerage Services, Inc. broker Jan Haynes (CRD# 833875) regarding unsuitable investment recommendations. He has been registered with Integrity Brokerage Services, Inc. in La Jolla, California from 2017 to 2020. Previously, he was registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc. in La Jolla, California from 2010 to 2016.
In October 2021, FINRA indefinitely suspended Jan Haynes after he failed to respond to FINRA requests for information.
In December 2021, the state of California permanently barred Jan Haynes regarding, “Haynes, while a registered broker-dealer, offered and sold securities to a client without disclosing material facts. Haynes took client money in violation of the rules prohibiting manipulative, deceptive, or fraudulent schemes, or devices.”
Jan Haynes Customer Complaints
Jan Haynes has been the subject of 13 customer complaints between 1989 and 2021, two of which were denied and one was closed without action, according to his CRD report. Recent complaints are regarding:
July 2021. “The customers allege that the Registered Representative intentionally misrepresented unsuitable investments, engaged in potentially fraudulent activity with respect to certain investments and breached his fiduciary duty. The dates relevant to the allegations are 2015 through April 2020. During this time period, Mr. Haynes was a registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc. until October 31, 2016. He then became registered with Integrity Brokerage Services, Inc. through April 2020.” The customer sought $589,862 in damages and the case was settled for $110,000. The complaint was regarding real estate securities losses and took place while he was registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc. and Integrity Brokerage Services, Inc.
March 2021. “The customer alleges that the Registered Representative recommended illiquid and complex investments. No dates of alleged activity were disclosed in the Statement of Claim.” The customer sought $125,000 in damages and the case was settled for $45,000. The case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding real estate and oil and gas securities losses and took place while he was registered with Centaurus Financial, Inc.
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, Centaurus Financial, Inc. and Integrity Brokerage Services, Inc. may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Jan Haynes’ customers.
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