William Blake McGowan (Blake McGowan) – Financial Advisor/Broker Blake McGowan Suspended from Securities Industry | Goodman & Nekvasil, P.A. May Recover Investor Losses
William Blake McGowan (Blake McGowan) CRD #6385231
Blake McGowan is a previously licensed financial advisor/broker with MML Investors Services, LLC. According to FINRA, Blake McGowan and suspended from the securities industry for 30 days and fined $7,500 in March 2020.
According to FINRA Allegations:
Blake McGowan consented to the sanctions and to the entry of findings that Blake McGowan participated in a private securities transaction without providing prior written notice to his member firm. The findings stated that Blake McGowan purchased securities totaling $55,000 in a pooled real estate investment. Specifically, Blake McGowan purchased shares of a company formed to purchase and manage a vacation rental property in Florida. The purchase that Blake McGowan made on his own behalf was outside the scope of his employment with the firm. The findings also stated that Blake McGowan signed and submitted an annual compliance attestation to the firm wherein he falsely represented that he had not made any personal investments that he had not disclosed to it.
Goodman & Nekvasil P.A. May Recover Investor Losses
If you lost money on investments with Blake McGowan and believe 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 concerning Blake McGowan’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 $180 million on behalf of victimized investors. If you lost money on investments with Blake McGowan 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.
Some of the information in this blog post was obtained on 3/17/2020 directly from FINRA BrokerCheck, without any changes. If you believe this information was reported incorrectly, please contact our firm at 1-800-500-4442.
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