Were you the victim of former Laidlaw & Company (Uk) Ltd. broker Robert Yasnis (CRD# 2399141)? Yasnis has been registered with Worden Capital Management LLC in New York, New York since 2017. Previously, Yasnis was registered with Laidlaw & Company (Uk) Ltd. in Melville, New York from 2014 to 2017.
In June 2013, Florida opened an investigation into Yasnis with the following allegations: “making a material false statement on the application for registration.”
Yasnis has been the subject of four customer complaints between 2011 and 2020, two of which were denied, according to his CRD report. The most recent complaints are regarding:
- December 2020. “Client alleges overconcentration, unsuitability and excessive trading.” The customer is seeking $148,119.20 in damages and the case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding equity OTC and common and preferred stocks. The complaint took place while Yasnis was registered with Laidlaw & Company (Uk) Ltd.
- October 2016. “Customer alleges churning, excessive trading and unsuitability from 2014 to 2016.” The customer sought $76,300 in damages and the case was settled for $20,000. The complaint was regarding equity OTC and common and preferred stocks. The complaint took place while Yasnis was registered with Laidlaw & Company (Uk) Ltd.
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, Laidlaw & Company (Uk) Ltd. may be liable for investment or other losses suffered by Yasnis’ customers.
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