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Brandon Harbrecht is the Subject of an Investor Dispute

Brandon Harbrecht (CRD #: 6834417), a broker registered with Edward Jones, is the subject of an investor dispute. This disclosure appears on his BrokerCheck record, accessed on February 26, 2024. Keep reading if you have questions regarding his alleged conduct. 

Investor Dispute

On November 22, 2023, investors alleged that Brandon Harbrecht convinced them to surrender an annuity with assurances that they could earn better returns. They alleged that they never realized the larger returns. Further, the client alleged their funds were invested in their IRA accounts without their authorization. Finally, they alleged that Brandon Harbrecht put his needs before their own. The dispute was denied, but investors should know that firms can deny disputes without an external review. Investors may be able to recover their losses after a denial by pursuing FINRA arbitration

The investors are seeking $75,000. 

FINRA Rule 3260 – Unauthorized Trading

FINRA Rule 3260 limits discretionary trading by brokers to pre-approved discretionary accounts. These accounts must be approved for discretionary trading by both the client and the firm. Discretionary trading that takes place in an account that has not been approved is unauthorized.

High Standards of Commercial Honor 

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. A financial advisor putting their needs before the customer’s would violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Brandon Harbrecht has passed the following exams: 

  • Series 66 – Uniform Combined State Law Examination 
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination 

He is a registered broker in seven states and is a registered investment adviser in South Carolina and Texas. 

Kurta Law Can Help 

If you have worked with Brandon Harbrecht and have concerns about your investments, do not hesitate to contact us at 877-600-0098 or for a free consultation. 

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