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Robert Smith Allegedly Misrepresented Annuity Policies

Robert Smith (CRD #: 1033817), a broker registered with Equitable Advisors, is the subject of an investor dispute. This disclosure appears on his BrokerCheck record, accessed on October 16, 2023. Keep reading if you have questions about his alleged conduct as a broker. 

On September 5, 2023, an investor alleged Robert Smith misrepresented annuity policies sold in 2019, 2020, and 2021. 


FINRA Rule 2020 prohibits the use of deceptive, manipulative, and otherwise fraudulent methods to influence the purchase and sale of securities. The misrepresentation or omission of material facts violates this rule.

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Violations of FINRA Rule 2020 also violate this rule. 

Background Information 

Robert Smith has passed the following exams:

  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination 
  • Series 6 Investment Company Products / Variable Contracts Representative Examination 

He is a registered broker in California. 

During his 36 years of experience, he has only ever registered with The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States (CRD #: 4039) and Equitable Advisors (CRD #: 6627). 

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Robert Smith and have concerns about your investments, please contact us today at 877-600-0098 or for a free consultation.

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