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Gary Imel Racked Up His 10th Investor Dispute

Sep 10, 2021 Investor Disputes

Gary Imel (CRD #: 254765), a former broker with Ameriprise, is involved in a new investor dispute, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on September 2, 2021. This is his 10th investor dispute.

New Investor Disputes

There are two pending investor disputes that allege Gary Imel recommended unsuitable investments.

On August 2, 2021, an investor alleged that Gary Imel recommended unsuitable, alternative investments. Alternative investments are illiquid and extremely speculative. These investments always come with higher risk. The investor is seeking $200,000; the dispute is pending.

On March 11, 2021, investors alleged that Gary Imel recommended an overly aggressive investment strategy that concentrated their portfolio in high-risk private placements. These included GPB Capital. The investor is seeking $100,000; the dispute is pending.

Settled Investor Disputes

There are seven settled investor disputes on Gary Imel’s record. Five alleged that Gary Imel recommended unsuitable investments. These disputes were collectively settled for $315,883.

Gary Imel Background Information

Gary Imel has passed the following exams:

  • Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination
  • Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 1 Registered Representative Examination
  • Series 24 General Securities Principal Examination

Gary Imel has registered with the following firms:

  • Ameriprise Financial Services (CRD #: 6363)
  • Kalos Capital (CRD #: 44337)
  • Madison Avenue Securities (CRD #: 23224)
  • ING Financial Partners (CRD #: 2882)
  • MML Investors Services (CRD #: 10409)
  • NYLife Securities (CRD #: 5167)
  • Suncan Equity Services Company (CRD #: 5496)
  • SMA Equities (CRD #: 3960)
  • New York Life Variable Contracts Corporation (CRD #: 5167)

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Gary Imel and you have concerns about your investments, contact Kurta Law today. Call 877-600-0098 or email