Robert Gerard Merlo (Robert Merlo) – Financial Advisor/Broker Robert Merlo Barred from Securities Industry | Goodman & Nekvasil, P.A. May Recover Investor Losses
Robert Merlo was a previously licensed financial advisor/broker with Allstate Financial Services, LLC. FINRA reports that Merlo was barred from the securities industry in March 2020. According to Robert Merlo’s BrokerCheck, Robert Merlo was also barred from the securities industry indefinitely in January 2019.
According to FINRA:
Regarding the March 2020 bar date, Merlo allegedly was convicted of crimes involving theft and fraudulent practices.
Regarding the January 2019 bar date, Merlo allegedly failed to respond to FINRA request for information.
According to Robert Merlo’s BrokerCheck Report, Merlo was discharged from Allstate Financial Services, LLC in March 2018. Robert Merlo was terminated after receipt of a grand jury indictment was received, charging Robert Merlo with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft.
According to Robert Merlo’s BrokerCheck Report, Merlo is involved in a pending criminal charge alleging wire fraud, aggravated identity theft, and conspiracy to commit wire fraud against Merlo. This criminal charge has been pending since February 2018.
Goodman & Nekvasil, P.A. May Recover Investor Losses
If you lost money on investments with Robert Merlo 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 Robert Merlo’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 Robert Merlo 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 7/29/2020 directly from FINRA BrokerCheck, without any changes. If you believe this information was reported incorrectly, please contact our firm at 1-800-500-4442.