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Bill Benson Subject of an Investor Dispute

Bill Benson (CRD #: 2326430), a broker registered with Edward Jones in Sidney, Nebraska, is the subject of an investor dispute. This disclosure appears in his BrokerCheck record, accessed on October 24, 2023. Keep reading if you have questions concerning his alleged conduct. 

On August 28, 2023, an investor alleged that Bill Benson sold $80,000 worth of securities from her and her husband’s joining account without authorization. The client is going through a divorce. The investor sought $80,000 but the dispute was denied. Investors should know, however, that firms can deny disputes without any external review. Following a denial, investors may still be able to recover their funds via FINRA arbitration.

FINRA Rule 2090 – “Know Your Customer” Rule 

FINRA Rule 2090 requires firms to obtain and keep certain essential facts about their clients and the individuals authorized to act on their behalf.

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Violations of FINRA Rule 2090 also violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Bill Benson has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State 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 

He is a registered broker in 38 states and is a registered investment adviser in Nebraska and Texas. 

During his 30 years of experience, Bill Benson has registered with two firms: Edward Jones and Pruco Securities Corporation (CRD #: 5685) 

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Bill Benson and have concerns about your investments, please contact us today at 877-600-0098 or 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 that 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.