Goodman & Nekvasil P.A., May Recover Investor Losses | Jason Andrew Muskey (Jason Muskey) Pled Guilty to Mail Fraud, Aggravated Identity Theft and Money Laundering
From 2006 until Jason Muskey’s discharge in 2014, Jason Muskey worked for Ameritas Investment Corp. According to FINRA’s records, Jason Muskey was fired by Ameritas Investment Corp. on June 18, 2014. Ameritas Investment Corp. reported to FINRA that Jason Muskey was accused of theft and forgery and failing to respond to Firm’s request for information concerning the internal investigation.
Subsequent to Jason Muskey’s firing by Ameritas Investment Corp., FINRA reports that Jason Muskey pled guilty to one count each of felony mail fraud, felony aggravated identity theft and felony money laundering before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on February 17, 2015. FINRA reports that Jason Muskey was subsequently barred from the securities industry by FINRA and the SEC.
FINRA reports that 9 arbitration claims and/or complaints were filed involving Jason Muskey’s conduct with Ameritas Investment Corp., alleging conversion of funds, embezzlement, forgery, securities fraud, misappropriation, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and/or other allegations. These complaints and/or arbitration claims all settled, with the two largest settling for $525,000 and $227,826.43.
If you lost any money on investments with Jason Muskey, you may be able to recover your losses from Ameritas Investment Corp. This is because Ameritas Investment Corp. had a duty to supervise Jason Muskey.
If you lost money on investments with Jason Muskey 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 against Ameritas Investment Corp. concerning Jason Muskey’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.
Goodman & Nekvasil, P.A. has recovered approximately $170 million on behalf of victimized investors. If you lost money on investments with Jason Muskey 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.