Darrin Barton Farrow Investors Represented by Goldman Scarlato & Penny Attorneys File Claims Arising out of Investments in Cannabis Businesses MAD Oregon, Green Mile

CLEVELAND – Darrin Barton Farrow, a Cleveland-based formerly licensed securities professional, allegedly engaged in the sale of unapproved investments in cannabis businesses, according to a pending customer dispute filed by the investor rights attorney Alan Rosca, a partner with the Goldman Scarlato & Penny law firm.

The Goldman Scarlato & Penny attorneys are investigating additional claims on behalf of Farrow investors who lost money in MAD Oregon and/or Green Mile. Investors who invested with Farrow are encouraged to contact attorney Alan Rosca with any useful information or for a free, no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options.

The MAD Oregon/Green Mile investors represented by the Goldman Scarlato & Penny PC law are seeking compensation for their investment losses from Farrow’s former employer, a securities broker-dealer firm with offices across the country.  Their claims were filed in arbitration with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority.

Darrin Barton Farrow has 6 disclosures throughout his 26 years in the securities industry with 8 different firms, FINRA notes in his BrokerCheck report. They include three customer complaints and two regulatory actions.

Specifically, Farrow customers submitted complaints against him alleging unsuitable investment recommendations in connection with the sale of an annuity; misrepresentations regarding non-traded REIT investments; and the sale of unapproved investments.

In 2015, Farrow was “permitted to resign” after his employer received information that he engaged in improper sales of investments that had not been approved by his firm.  That same year, Farrow received a “cease and desist” notice from the Ohio Division of Securities.  In 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority commenced an investigation into Farrow’s sales of cannabis-related securities to investors. He subsequently received a $25,000 fine from the regulators and was suspended from the industry for 12 months.

Darrin Farrow is not currently registered with a FINRA Member Firm, but has been registered at the following firms:

  • Triad Advisors, Inc., Rocky River, OH— June 3, 2015 to May 31, 2016
  • Royal Alliance Associates, Inc., Rocky River, OH— February 26, 2010 to June 5, 2015
  • Triad Advisors, Inc., Westlake, OH— August 26, 2009 to February 26, 2010
  • Waterstone Financial Group, Inc., Westlake, OH— December 12, 2003 to August 26, 2009
  • Linsco/Private Ledger Corp., Boston, MA— February 15, 2000 to December 16, 2003
  • Vestax Securities Corp., Hudson, OH— November 17, 1992 to February 17, 2000
  • Equico Securities, Inc., New York, NY— November 1, 1989 to November 24, 1992
  • The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States, New York, NY— November 1, 1989 to November 24, 1992

Finally, it is important to note that, as of the date of this article, there has not been a finding of liability as to the complaints mentioned in this article, unless otherwise indicated.

What Should Farrow Investors Do

If you are a former customer of Darrin Farrow who invested in MAD Oregon and/or Green Mile, you may be entitled to compensation in connection with your investment.

You should contact attorney Alan Rosca, with the Goldman Scarlato & Penny law firm, to provide any useful information, or to receive a free, no-obligation evaluation of your legal options, at rosca@lawgsp.com or at 216-570-0097 (direct number).

Securities Lawyers Investigating Darrin Farrow’s Sales of Cannabis-Related Investments

The Goldman Scarlato & Penny PC law firm represents investors who lose money as a result of investment-related misconduct and are continuing to investigate Darrin Farrow’s alleged sale of unapproved cannabis-related investments. The firm takes most cases of this type on a contingency fee basis and advance the case costs, and only gets paid for their fees and costs out of money recovered for clients. Attorney Alan Rosca, a securities lawyer and adjunct professor of securities regulation, and has represented thousands of victimized investors across the country and around the world in cases ranging from arbitrations to class actions.

Investors who believe they lost money as a result of Darrin Farrow’s alleged sale of cannabis investments may contact attorney Alan Rosca for a free no-obligation evaluation of their recovery options, at 888-998-0530, via email at rosca@lawgsp.com, or through the contact form on this webpage.

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