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Mass Mutual Investor Services Terminated Broker Timothy E Johnson For Allegedly Misappropriating Customer Funds For His Own Use

Timothy E. Johnson (CRD # 5701828) was a Financial Advisor at Mass Mutual Investorrs Services in Lawrenceville, Georgia.  Timothy E. Johnson has been in the securities industry since 2009 and previously worked at Suntrust Investment Services and PNC Investments.        

According to publicly available records released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), on July 8, 2019, Mass Mutual terminated Timothy E. Johnson “in connection with an investigation into the registered representative’s diversion of customer funds for his own use.” 

Broker theft is an uncommon event but constitutes the ultimate breach of trust by a fiduciary.  When a Financial Advisor misappropriates client funds, the employing brokerage firm is responsible for any financial loss that is incurred. 

For a copy of Timothy E. Johnson’s CRD, click https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/5701828#disclosuresSection

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Attorney Matthew WolperMatt Wolper is a trial lawyer who focuses exclusively on securities litigation and arbitration. Mr. Wolper has handled hundreds of securities matters nationwide before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), American Arbitration Association (“AAA”), JAMS, and in state and federal court. Mr. Wolper has handled and tried cases involving complex financial products and strategies ranging from traditional stocks and bonds to options, margin and other securities-based lending products, closed/open-end mutual funds, structured products, hedge funds, and penny stocks. [Attorney Bio]