Ethan De Naray, currently a registered broker with Feltl & Company,
was terminated from his position with Merrill Lynch in May of 2017 after
allegedly using discretion in non-discretionary customer accounts and
mismarking trades as unsolicited when in fact they were solicited. Despite
the allegations, he remains registered as a broker and investment adviser
in eleven states and has been employed with Feltl & Company since
Neray was with Merrill Lynch in Minneapolis, Minnesota when the alleged
misconduct took place. According to his
FINRA report, Neray received one customer complaint alleging that he mismarked solicited
trades as unsolicited and participated in unauthorized trading. The dispute
settled in February 2017 for $92,000.
Marking Solicited Trades As Unsolicited
Unsolicited trades are those that are instigated by the investor himself.
When trades are generated by the broker and result from his or her recommendation,
they are referred to as solicited trades and should be marked as such.
Mismarking solicited trades as unsolicited trades is an old trick that
unscrupulous brokers sometimes use to disguise improper or
unauthorized trading activity in customer accounts. Inaccurately reporting trades is a violation
of industry rules.
Did You Lose Money While Investing with Ethan De Naray?
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