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Mickey Yablans Allegedly Executed Unauthorized Sales

Apr 28, 2023 Unauthorized Trading

Mickey Yablans (CRD #: 2374522), a broker registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services, allegedly executed unauthorized trades, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on April 21, 2023. Read on if you want to know more about his alleged conduct as a broker.

Investor Disputes

On March 7, 2023, an investor alleged that Mickey Yablans purchased the incorrect share class of an investment and executed unauthorized sales of other shares between January 3, 2022, and the date of dispute filing. This dispute is currently pending.

In a dispute filed on October 12, 2016, an investor alleged that Mickey Yablans recommended an unsuitable investment on March 2, 2015. This dispute was denied by the firm.

However, investors should know that firms don’t need to permit an outside review before denying an investment. Investors may be able to recoup their losses by pursuing FINRA arbitration after a denial.

FINRA Rule 5310

FINRA Rule 5310 requires brokers to execute clients’ transactions according to their instructions.

FINRA Rule 3260

FINRA Rule 3260 prohibits brokers from conducting discretionary trading outside of accounts approved in advance by their client and firm.

FINRA Rule 2111

FINRA Rule 2111 requires brokers to evaluate whether an investment fits their investor’s financial goals. Brokers must consult the investor’s profile, which contains information about their tax status, age, and risk tolerance.

Investors who rely on brokers for recommendations may be able to recover their losses by seeking out FINRA arbitration.

Background Information

Mickey Yablans 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

Mickey Yablans is a registered broker in 13 states and a registered investment adviser in California and Texas.

He has also worked for the following firms:

  • Wells Fargo Investments (CRD#:10582)
  • Banc of America Investment Services (CRD#:16361)
  • Quick & Reilly (CRD#:11217)
  • Crowell, Weedon & Company (CRD#:193)
  • Prudential Securities (CRD#:7471)

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Mickey Yablans and you 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 and 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.