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Investor Alleges Anthony Mariani Misrepresented Variable Annuity

Aug 12, 2022 Variable Annuities

Anthony Mariani (CRD #: 2708138), a broker registered with Equitable Advisors, allegedly misrepresented an investment, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on July 30, 2022. Keep reading if you have questions about Anthony Mariani’s conduct as a broker.

Investor Dispute

On June 3, 2022, an investor alleged that Anthony Mariani misrepresented a variable annuity he sold in 2005. This dispute is currently pending.

FINRA Rule 2020

The misrepresentation of investments violates FINRA Rule 2020, which bans the use of deception, manipulation, and other unethical tactics to influence the purchase and sale of securities.

Variable Annuities

Variable annuities are often unsuitable for investors due to their high fees and the possibility that the policy will lapse. Depending on the underlying investments, the annuity may also lose money.

Background Information

Anthony Mariani 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 7 – General Securities Representative Examination
  • Series 6 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination
  • Series 53 – Municipal Securities Principal Examination
  • Series 24 – General Securities Principal Examination

Anthony Mariani is a registered broker in 10 states and a registered investment adviser in seven states.

He has also worked for Midwest Professional Planners (CRD#:112995) and The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (CRD#:4039). 

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Anthony Mariani and you have concerns about your investments, please contact us today at 877-600-0098 or info@kurtalawfirm.com for a free consultation.

For over 20 years, Kurta Law has advocated on behalf of investors who want to recover their investment losses from brokers and brokerage firms. Kurta Law is a nationally recognized law firm and exclusively represents investors against brokers and brokerage firms on a contingency basis. This means that the firm only earns a fee if our securities attorneys recover money on your behalf.