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Wells Fargo Fires Stefanie Hurkala

Aug 2, 2022 Fired Brokers

Stefanie Hurkala (CRD #: 5958858) was fired from her firm, according to her BrokerCheck record, accessed on July 16, 2022. Read on if you have questions about her conduct as a broker. Investors who have lost money may be able to recover their losses through FINRA arbitration

Termination from Wells Fargo Clearing Services

On April 28, 2022, Wells Fargo fired Stefanie Hurkala following allegations that she attempted to avoid the threshold for a Currency Transaction Report by withdrawing funds and cashing a check in separate transactions. FINRA Rule 3310 requires firms to have anti-money laundering supervisory rules, and reporting large transactions falls under these rules.  

FINRA Rule 2010 requires that brokers uphold high standards of professional honor and just and equitable principles of trade. Many forms of misconduct violate this rule, including violating anti-money laundering rules. 

Background Information

Stefanie Hurkala has passed the following exams:

  • Series 63 – Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination
  • SIE – Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 6 – Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination

She previously worked for Wells Fargo Clearing Services (CRD#:19616) and First Investors Corporation (CRD#:305).

Kurta Law Can Help

If you worked with Stefanie Hurkala and you have concerns about your investments, please contact us today at 877-600-0098 or info@kurtalawfirm.com 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.