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Who is Valentino Scott? Valentino Scott Investigation

Valentino Michael Scott (Valentino Scott) is the Founder and CEO of VS Associates, Inc. He has been a registered broker with Centaurus Financial, Inc since 1995. According to FINRA’s BrokerCheck, he has 8 disclosures. Many of the customer disputes on his record pertain to misrepresentations and overconcentration in annuities.

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Peiffer Wolf is currently investigating claims against Valentino Scott of Centaurus Financial, Inc. After speaking with investors, Peiffer Wolf is concerned about Scott’s recommendations of Variable Annuities.

 

According to FINRA’s BrokerCheck website for Public Disclosures, Valentino Scott has been the subject of 8 disclosures. The more notable disclosures are as follows:

 

  • July 2020 – Customer Dispute Pending. Damages Amount Requested: $500,000. Allegations that broker “recommended and over concentrated their account(s) in unsuitable investments.”
  • November 2010 – Customer Dispute. Damages Granted: $39,916. Allegations included “omission of fact, unsuitability, and misrepresentation.”
  • July 1987 – Regulatory. Sanctions: Revocation of Insurance License/Expulsion/Denial. Initiated by the California Department of Insurance. Allegation: “Improper use of money collected from insureds.”

 

To review Valentino Scott’s Brokercheck report, click here:

https://brokercheck.finra.org/individual/summary/1497615

*BrokerCheck is run by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA)

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Financial advisors (brokers) have a legal obligation and regulatory obligation to recommend only suitable investments that are appropriate for their individual clients. Their broker-dealer (employing brokerage firm) has a legal obligation and regulatory obligation to supervise the financial advisor’s sales practices and dealings with clients. To the extent that any of these duties are breached, the customer may be entitled to a recovery of his or her investment losses.

 

Prior to Centaurus Financial, Inc., Valentino Scott had been a registered broker with Fortis Investors, Inc., Montano Securities Corporation, and Pruco Securities Corporation. FINRA maintains a database of investor complaints and disciplinary and employment history for registered representatives and publishes some of this information on its BrokerCheck website, www.brokercheck.finra.org.

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If you believe you were a victim of investment fraud or broker misconduct, it is imperative to take action. Peiffer Wolf has represented thousands of victims, and we remain committed to fighting on behalf of investors.

 

Peiffer Wolf is currently investigating Valentino Scott’s practices, as well as the products he recommended to individual investors. Concerns about possible broker misconduct and investment fraud are serious, and we are committed to fighting on behalf of investors. Contact Us Today for a FREE Consultation.  585-310-5140

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