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Justin Martinez Resigns from Pruco Securities Following Potential Fraud Allegations

Justin Martinez (CRD #: 6636905), a broker formerly registered with Pruco Securities, resigned from that firm, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on May 9, 2023. If you have questions about his alleged conduct as a broker, keep reading.

Resignation from Pruco Securities

On March 24, 2023, Justin Martinez resigned from Pruco Securities following allegations of possible fraud with regard to life insurance policy applications.

The firm alleged that Justin Martinez engaged in the following misconduct:

  • Submitting life insurance applications for the same insureds, including multiple applications for himself and family members, all of which either lapsed or were withdrawn
  • Submitting applications for himself and family members under the same email address
  • Submitting these applications near the end of the third quarter of 2022
  • Designating himself as the payor on many of these policies and having premium payments rejected by two banks
  • Failing to properly identify himself on two policies submitted for himself and receiving express commissions he was not entitled to as a result
  • Sending emails using an unapproved email address

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade.

Background Information

Justin Martinez has passed the following exams:

  • Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • Series 65 – Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination
  • Series 7TO – General Securities Representative Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination

He previously worked for Pruco Securities (CRD#:5685).

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