How to Bring a Claim Against Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated Broker Michael Calvin

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Did you lose money investing with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated broker Michael Calvin (CRD# 3269670)? Calvin has been registered with Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated in Austin, Texas since 2015.

Calvin has been the subject of two customer complaints in 2020, according to his CRD report:

  • July 2020. “The customer alleges excessive trading from January 1, 2019 until July 14, 2020.” The customer is seeking $485,000 in damages and the case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding managed and wrap accounts and an in-house money manager.
  • January 2020. “The client alleged the Financial Advisor misrepresented fees and commissions.” The case was settled for $450,388.65. The complaint was regarding common and preferred stocks.

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 Calvin’s customers.

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