Gerald Cocuzzo (Gerry Cocuzzo) Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud and is Barred from Securities Industry – Goodman & Nekvasil P.A, May Recover Your Investment Losses on ForceField Energy Inc.
Goodman & Nekvasil P.A, May Recover Your Investment Losses on ForceField Energy Inc. - Gerald Cocuzzo (Gerry Cocuzzo) Pleads Guilty to Securities Fraud and is Barred from Securities Industry
Gerry Cocuzzo has been licensed with Newbridge Securities Corporation and IAA Financial LLC. According to FINRA, the SEC reported that Gerry Cocuzzo pleaded guilty to one count of securities fraud on October 12, 2016.
Subsequent to Gerry Cocuzzo’s guilty plea, the SEC reported to FINRA that Gerry Cocuzzo was barred from the securities industry on September 18, 2017 by the SEC. The SEC reported to FINRA that the Commission’s Complaint alleged that Gerry Cocuzzo received cash kickbacks in return for recommending and inducing Gerry Cocuzzo’s customers to buy stock in ForceField Energy, Inc. without disclosing the kickbacks to Gerry Cocuzzo’s customers. The Complaint further alleged that Gerry Cocuzzo attempted to conceal communications with other participants in the fraudulent scheme by using encrypted, content-expiring messaging apps, and otherwise engaged in a variety of conduct which operated as a fraud and deceit on investors.
If you lost any money on investments with Gerry Cocuzzo, you may be able to recover your losses from Newbridge Securities Corporation and/or IAA Financial LLC. This is because Newbridge Securities Corporation and IAA Financial LLC had a duty to supervise Gerry Cocuzzo.
If you lost money on investments with Gerry Cocuzzo and believe that the investments may have been unsuitable or otherwise improper for you, we would like to discuss the possibility of your retaining our firm to represent you in an arbitration action against Newbridge Securities Corporation and/or IAA Financial LLC concerning Gerry Cocuzzo’s conduct. There is no charge for an evaluation of your case. Further, we handle our cases on a contingency fee basis. This means that unless we recover money for you, we charge no attorney’s fee. Unless you recover any money, you pay us nothing, not even the costs and expenses which the firm will advance on your behalf.
Kalju Nekvasil, Esq., formerly regional counsel with the NASD, now known as FINRA, has practiced in this area of the law for more than 35 years. Goodman & Nekvasil, P.A. has recovered more than $300 million on behalf of victimized investors. If you lost money on investments with Gerry Cocuzzo and would like your case evaluated by a securities attorney (again, there is no charge for an evaluation and all cases are handled on a purely contingency fee basis), please contact us.
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