Matthew J. Semetulskis—Failure to Provide Documents and Information Requested Per an Investigation into Allegations

Ponzi scheme attorneysMatthew J. Semetulskis Allegedly Failed to Provide the Documents and Information Requested Per an Investigation Regarding Allegations that He Acted Improperly in Providing False Information Regarding Client Meetings on Firm Required Documentation

Matthew J. Semetulkis allegedly failed to provide the documents and information requested per an investigation regarding allegations that he acted improperly in providing false information regarding client meetings on firm required documentation, according to a recent Complaint from FINRA’s Department of Enforcement.

On March 25, 2015, Matthew J. Semetulkis received a Request Letter from FINRA as part of an investigation into allegations that he was allegedly associated with J.P. Morgan Securities, and that he allegedly acted improperly in providing false information regarding client meetings on firm required documentation, the Complaint further alleges.

Matthew J. Semetulkis Barred by FINRA for Failure to Provide the Documents and Information Requested by FINRA

Matthew J. Semetulkis was barred for failure to provide the documents and information requested as part of an investigation into allegations that he was associated with his broker dealer, and that he allegedly acted improperly in providing false information regarding client meetings on firm required documentation, according to a recent Complaint from FINRA’s Department of Enforcement.

On March 25, 2015, FINRA staff issued a request letter to Semetulkis, and, or about April 9, 2015, Semetulkis stated, through counsel, that he would assert his Fifth Amendment privilege and would not provide the documents and information requested by the staff, the Complaint further alleges.

Semetulkis, without admitting or denying the allegations contained in the Notice of Suspension, through counsel, and based on the foregoing, has allegedly violated FINRA Rules, and has been ordered that he be barred from associating with any FINRA member in any capacity, the Complaint notes.

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Alan Rosca (1206 Posts)

Alan is a securities lawyer. He also teaches Securities Regulation at the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. He focuses his legal practice on complex commercial and financial litigation and arbitration, particularly in the areas of securities and investment fraud. His office is in Cleveland, Ohio.


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