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Garden State Securities Broker, Anthony Joslin, Has Eight Customer Complaints, Including One Pending Complaint, Alleging Sales Practice Misconduct

Anthony Joslin (CRD # 2281191) is a Financial Advisor at Garden State Securities in Red Bank, NJ.  Anthony Joslin has been in the securities industry since 1992 and previously worked at JP Turner & Co.      

According to publicly available records released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), in June 2019, a customer filed a complaint against Anthony Joslin, alleging “negligence, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud and misrepresentation.”  Alleged damages are $300,000 and the matter remains pending.

In addition to the foregoing, complaint, Anthony Joslin has been the subject of numerous complaints and two regulatory sanctions during his career:

  • June 2014—The State of Massachusetts placed conditions on Anthony Joslin’s registration in the state, requiring him to, among other things, be placed on heightened supervision. 
  • April 2005—“Client alleges unsuitability, unauthorized trades, failure to follow instructions and excessive commissions.”  The matter was settled for $35,610.
  • April 2005—“Client alleged churning.”  The matter was settled for $32,500.
  • May 2004—“Client alleges losses due to poor performance.”  The matter was settled for $34,000.
  • May 2004—FINRA (formerly NASD) sanctioned Anthony Joslin for violating suitability and supervisory rules.  He was sanctioned and a fine of $5,000 was imposed. 
  • August 2000—Customer alleged unsuitable trading and use of margin.  The matter was settled for $130,000. 

For a copy of Anthony Joslin’s CRD, click https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/2281191#disclosuresSection.

Financial advisors have a legal and regulatory obligation to recommend only suitable investments that are appropriate for their clients’ needs and objectives. Their employing brokerage firm has a legal and regulatory obligation to supervise the Financial Advisors’ sales practices and dealings with clients.  To the extent any of these duties are breached, the customer may be entitled to a recovery of his or her investment losses.  

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