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Were You the Victim of Former Aegis Capital Corp. Broker Scott Hananel?

Posted on Monday, August 16th, 2021 at 3:22 pm    

Aegis Capital Corp.

There are options for clients of former Aegis Capital Corp. broker Scott Hananel (CRD# 3080827) who suffered investment losses. Hananel was registered with Aegis Capital Corp. in Melville, New York from 2010 to 2021.

Hananel has been the subject of six customer complaints between 2002 and 2021, according to his CRD report. Recent complaints include:

February 2021. “Time frame: unspecified. Claimants allege unsuitable investments.” The case is currently pending. 

January 2021. “Time frame: Unspecified. Claimant alleges breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, and unsuitable investment recommendations.” The case is currently pending. The complaint was regarding common and preferred stocks. 

December 2020. “Time frame: August 2019 to August 2020. Unsuitable investments, unauthorized trading, and churning.” The customer is seeking $50,000 in damages and the case is currently pending. 

March 2016. “Time frame: March 2010 – November 2015. Claimant alleges unauthorized trading, over concentration in unsuitable investments, unsuitable use of margin, and breach of fiduciary duty.” The customer sought $150,000 in damages and the case was settled for $46,500.

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 Hananel’s customers.

Erez Law represents investors in the United States for claims against brokers and brokerage firms for wrongdoing. If you have experienced investment losses, please call us at 888-840-1571 or complete our contact form for a free consultation. Erez Law is a nationally recognized law firm representing individuals, trusts, corporations and institutions in claims against brokerage firms, banks and insurance companies on a contingency fee basis.