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JT Smelik Resigns from Northwestern Mutual Investment Services

JT Smelik (CRD #: 7368537), a broker formerly registered with Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, resigned from that firm following forgery allegations, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on May 8, 2023. Read on if you have questions about his alleged conduct as a broker.

Resignation from Northwestern Mutual Investment Services

On March 30, 2023, JT Smelik was permitted to resign from Northwestern Mutual Investment Services after allegedly admitting to placing client signatures onto non-variable life insurance policy application documents for three clients.

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Placing client signatures on documents may violate FINRA Rule 2010. 

Background Information

JT Smelik has passed the following exams:

  • Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • Series 7TO – General Securities Representative Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination

He previously worked for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services (CRD#:2881).

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