FINRA recently announced that Reed Theodore Johnson, of Cuso Financial Services, L.P., has been fined $7,500 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any principal capacity for 10 business days (the suspension was effective from April 19, 2010 through April 30, 2010). Without admitting or denying the findings, Johnson consented to the described sanctions and to the entry of findings that he was the registered principal at his member firm responsible for reviewing and approving transactions a registered representative effected. The findings further stated that the registered representative recommended and effected unsuitable purchases in customers’ accounts and Johnson failed to exercise reasonable supervision over the registered representative by approving the unsuitable purchases.
According to his FINRA Broker Report (CRD), prior to working at Cuso Financial Services, Reed Johnson was a registered representative with Spelman & Co., Inc, Sunamerica Securities, Inc., and Sentra Securities Corporation.
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