- July 8, 2022
- Morgan Stanley
Evan Savarick (CRD#: 5153903) is a dually registered Broker and Investment Advisor at Morgan Stanley in Plantation, FL.
He entered the securities industry in 2013.
Current And Past Allegations Of Conduct Leading To Investment Loss
According to publicly available records released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), in April 2022, a customer dispute was filed against Evan Savarick. The allegation states, “CLIENT ALLEGES OPTION TRADING IN NETFLIX IN UNSUITABLE 2022 DAMAGES UNSPECIFIED.” The customer dispute is pending.
In addition, Evan Savarick has been the subject of one other customer complaint, including one that remains pending:
- October 2020 — “Claimant alleges, inter alia, Failure to Follow Instructions with respect to managed accounts â?” Aug 2019 to Oct 2020.” Damages of $140,000 are requested, and the customer dispute is pending.
For a copy of Evan Savarick’s FINRA BrokerCheck, click here.
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