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Morgan Stanley Fires Shawn O’Connell

Shawn O’Connell (CRD #: 4007788), a broker formerly registered with Morgan Stanley, was fired from the firm, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on November 11, 2022. Keep reading to learn more about his conduct as a broker.

Termination from Morgan Stanley

On September 15, 2022, Shawn O’Connell was fired from Morgan Stanley following allegations that he transferred funds into his personal account with insufficient funds to cover the transfers and that he provided inaccurate information regarding the withdrawal of funds from an education savings account that was for the benefit of a family member.

FINRA Rule 2010

FINRA Rule 2010 holds brokers to high standards of commercial honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Providing inaccurate information is an automatic violation of FINRA Rule 2010. 

Background Information

Shawn O’Connell 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

He previously worked for Morgan Stanley (CRD#:149777) and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith (CRD#:7691).

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