Richard Gomez— Unsuitable Recommendations
Richard Gomez Allegedly Made Unsuitable Recommendations and Sold Investments Away from Legend Securities, Inc., Including Shares of Praetorian Global Fund, Ltd.
Richard Gomez allegedly made unsuitable recommendations and sold investments away from his firm, Legend Securities, Inc., including shares of Praetorian Global Fund, Ltd., according to a Complaint from FINRA’s Department of Enforcement currently under review by attorneys Joe Peiffer and James Booker.
Richard Gomez allegedly sold nearly half a million dollars of two worthless securities away from his firm., selling these securities to seven customers by misrepresenting and omitting material facts about both investments, the aforementioned Complaint notes.
The first security involved the Praetorian Global Fund, Ltd., an allegedly fraudulent private investment fund headed by John Mattera, and which Gomez allegedly recommended and sold $394,000 of its bogus securities to investors, the Complaint notes. The Peiffer Wolf securities lawyers are currently investigating Richard Gomez’s alleged unsuitable recommendations.
Richard Gomez Barred by FINRA after Making Allegedly Unsuitable Recommendations, Including US Coal Corporation, a Small, Private Company in Appalachia that Purportedly Held Plans to Go Public in the “Near Future”
Richard Gomez allegedly made unsuitable recommendations of US Coal Corporation which was a small, private company in Appalachia that purportedly had plans to go public in the “near future”, according to the aforementioned Complaint being examined by attorneys Joe Peiffer and James Booker.
Gomez allegedly recommended US Coal’s stock to his customers, purportedly convincing them to invest a total of $105,000, while assuring them that the IPO would happen in the “near future”, the aforementioned Complaint reports.
Rather than filing for an IPO, the Complaint alleges, the company filed for bankruptcy in 2014. Gomez, based on the violative conduct described in the Complaint, allegedly violated FINRA Rules and has been barred from associating in any way with any FINRA-registered firm.
Securities Lawyers Investigating
The Peiffer Wolf securities lawyers often represent investors who lose money as a result of unsuitable recommendations, and are currently investigating Richard Gomez’s alleged unsuitable recommendations. They take most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only get paid for their fees and costs out of money they recover for their clients.
Investors who believe they lost money as a result of Richard Gomez’s alleged unsuitable recommendations are encouraged to contact the securities lawyers at Peiffer Wolf, Joe Peiffer or James Booker, for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 504-523-2434.