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Anthony Gallea Embroiled in Six-Figure Investor Dispute

Nov 3, 2021 Investor Disputes

Anthony Gallea  (CRD #:713980), a registered broker and investment advisor with Morgan Stanley, is involved in an investor dispute, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on October 27, 2021. Keep reading for more details regarding the allegations.

Investor Dispute Allegations

On September 9, 2021, an investor alleged that between 2020 and 2021, Anthony Gallea misrepresented a covered call option strategy. Covered call options are complex investments and the majority of investors lose their investment when they buy a call option contract. The investor is seeking $900,000; the dispute is still pending.

FINRA Rule 2020

FINRA Rule 2020 prohibits brokerage firms and stockbrokers from making material misrepresentations of fact to induce an investor in connection with the sale or purchase of an investment. Misrepresentation also violates The Securities Act of 1933, which prohibits deceit, misrepresentation, and other fraud in the sale of securities. Anthony Gallea’s alleged conduct is also unethical and a violation of FINRA Rule 2010 which states the brokers must uphold the highest standards of commercial honor.

Anthony Gallea Background Information

Anthony Gallea has passed the following exams:

  • Series 65 - Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination
  • Series 63 - Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • SIE - Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 3 - National Commodity Futures Examination
  • Series 5 - Interest Rate Options Examination
  • Series 7 - General Securities Representative Examination

Anthony Gallea is a registered broker in 50 states and Washington D.C. He is a registered investment adviser in five states. Besides Morgan Stanley, Anthony Gallea has worked with the following firms:

  • Citigroup Global Markets (CRD#:7059)
  • Lehman Brothers (CRD#:7506)

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