David R. Garcia’s Alleged Investments in Puerto Rico Closed-end Funds were Unsuitable, Over-concentrated, & Misrepresented as Safe Investments

David R. Garcia, a Florida broker with 11 pending customer disputes, allegedly made investments in Puerto Rico closed-end funds which were unsuitable, over concentrated, and misrepresented as safe investments, according to to a Settled Customer Dispute filed on Hartnett’s FINRA BrokerCheck Report under review by investor rights attorney Alan Rosca.

The aforementioned dispute was filed on March 3 2019, FINRA states, and the time period for the actions was not specified.

A second Pending Customer Dispute alleges that Garcia took part in over-concentration, unsuitability, violations of the securities laws and regulations, common law fraud, constructive fraud, negligent misrepresentation, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, negligent management, negligent supervision, and fraudulent concealment of misconduct (Puerto Rico bonds, open-end funds and closed-end funds), FINRA notes.

The aforementioned dispute was filed on December 26, 2018, FINRA states, and the time period for the actions was not specified.

A Third Pending Customer Dispute alleges that Garcia engaged in over-concentration, unsuitability, breach of fiduciary duty, violations of securities laws and rules, breach of contract, negligence, fraud, false inducement to inaction, failure to supervise, breach of duty of good faith and fair dealing (Puerto Rico bonds closed-end funds), FINRA reports. Damage Reports of $250,000 have been requested, FINRA states

Investor rights attorney Alan Rosca, of the Goldman Scarlato & Penny PC law firm, is investigating activity related to David Garcia’s alleged unsuitable investment recommendations and over-concentrated investments. Investors who believe they may have lost money in activity related to David Garcia’s alleged unsuitable investment recommendations and over-concentrated investments are encouraged to contact attorney Alan Rosca with any useful information or for a free, no obligation discussion about their options.

David Garcia Has 18 Disclosures on His FINRA BrokerCheck Report

David R. Garcia has 18 disclosures on his FINRA BrokerCheck Report, has 25 years in the securities industry, and is currently registered with Morgan Stanley in Coral Gable, FL,  FINRA states.

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.

Securities Lawyer Investigating

The Goldman Scarlato & Penny PC law firm represents investors who lose money as a result of investment-related fraud or misconduct and are currently investigating David Garcia’s alleged unsuitable investment recommendations and over-concentrated 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 David Garcia’s alleged unsuitable investment recommendations and over-concentrated 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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