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Thomas Brillati Fired by Edward Jones Following Criminal Fraud Charges

Feb 16, 2022 Criminal Charges

Thomas Brillati (CRD #: 6769111), a broker formerly registered with Edward Jones, has been fired following criminal dispositions, according to his BrokerCheck record, accessed on February 7, 2022. Keep reading if you have any concerns about his conduct as a broker.

On December 23, 2021, Edward Jones fired Thomas Brillati following allegations that Thomas Brillati advised the firm that he will serve a 30-day jail sentence. He also allegedly admitted that he did not pay for items during self-checkout at a local store.

Edward Jones alleged that Thomas Brillati did not disclose his arrest and charges in a timely manner. FINRA requires that brokers update their Form U4 following criminal charges.

Thomas Brillati’s criminal charges also appear on his BrokerCheck. A disclosure dated November 18, 2020, reveals criminal charges for first-degree retail fraud —Michigan Penal Code 750356C.

According to the Michigan Penal Code, Retail Fraud in the first degree is a felony punishable by imprisonment of up to 5 years and a fine of up to $10,000. FINRA Rule 9520 outlines statutory disqualifications from working in the securities industry—these disqualifications include any felony criminal convictions for a period of ten years from the date of conviction.

Background Information

Thomas Brillati has passed the following exams:

  • Series 66 Uniform Combined State Law Examination
  • Securities Industry Essentials Examination
  • Series 7 General Securities Representative Examination

He has only worked with Edward Jones (CRD #: 250).

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