Claimants also name former LPL Financial brokers Edward Miller and Antonio Reyna
Two investors were awarded $2.57m in their Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration case against LPL Financial and Financial Resources Group. Also named as respondents but who were not ordered to pay damages are two former ex-LPL financial advisors. Antonio Reyna is now a Securities America broker in Texas, and Edward Bruce Miller is currently registered with Financial Resources Group Investment Services in South Carolina.
This is the investors’ second FINRA arbitration case against LPL Financial. They are alleging unauthorized trading, fraud, breach of fiduciary duty, and breach of contract. Financial Resources Group and LPL were both ordered to pay over $1.6M in compensatory damages and nearly $850K in the claimants’ legal fees. Arbitrators have recommended expunging the case from Reyna’s CRD while Miller continues to deny allegations.