Wells Fargo Financial Advisor, Allen Wilson, Has Had Four Customer Complaints And Two Regulatory Disclosures
Allen H. Wilson is a Financial Advisor at Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC in Florham Park, NJ. Allen Wilson entered the securities industry in 1993 and previously worked for Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Ryan Beck and Co., J.B. Hanauer & Co. and Chatfield Dean & Co.
According to publicly available records released by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Allen Wilson has four customer complaints alleging:
- October 2018 – “Claimant alleges that from 2012 through 2016, the FA recommended and over-concentrated her portfolio in unsuitable products.” That matter is currently pending.
- August 2018 – “Client claims that variable rate notes recommended by FA were not appropriate for her portfolio.” That matter settled for $35,000.
- June 2018 – “Claimants allege that from 2012 to 2018, FA made unsuitable investments and exercised discretion in their account without approval.” That matter is still pending.
- April 2000 – “SUBSEQUENT TO DEFAULT, CUSTOMER ALLEGED VERBALLY THAT IRIDIUM BONDS PURCHASED IN 11/98 AND 3/99 WERE UNSUITABLE.” The matter settled for $25,000.
In addition, in May 1998, the New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance fined Allen Wilson for “ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF N.J.S.A. 17:22A-17A(2) AND (20) DUE TO INADVERTENT FAILURE TO DISCLOSE 1987 MISDEMEANOR TRESPASSING AND 1991 MISDEMEANOR DISORDERLY PERSON’S OFFENSES ON MY INSURANCE RENEWAL APPLICATION.” In June 2000, the Florida Department of Insurance issued a Revocation/Expulsion/Denial for “ALLEGED VIOLATION OF CHAPTER 626, FLORIDA STATUTES STEMMING FROM MY INADVERTENT FAILURE TO DISCLOSRE A $250 FINE LEVIED BY THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY IN 1998.”
For a copy of Allen Wilson’s CRD, click https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/2420229
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