FINRA recently announced that Andrew Mark Ruby, a former Morgan Stanley financial advisor in Hartsdale, New york, has been barred from association with any FINRA member in any capacity. Without admitting or denying the findings, Ruby consented to the described sanction and to the entry of findings that from about February 2005 through March 2009, he stole blank personal checks and stock certificates and forged their signatures. The findings further stated that Ruby filled in the blank checks, inserting dollar amounts that totaled approximately $128,275, forged the customers’ signatures and then deposited the checks into an account under his control. Finally, the findings stated that Ruby sold the stock certificates and kept the proceeds (using the funds for personal expenses).
According to his FINRA Broker Report (CRD), Andrew Ruby was a registered financial advisor with Morgan Stanley from approximately 2000-2009. Prior to working at Morgan Stanley, Ruby was a registered representative with Painewebber Incorporated.
If you have questions regarding investments you made with Andrew Ruby or Morgan Stanley, or if you believe that you have been the victim of a securities fraud, The White Law Group may be able to help. The White Law Group is a national securities fraud, securities arbitration and investor protection law firm with offices in Chicago, Illinois and Boca Raton, Florida. The firm has over 30 years of experience reviewing securities fraud claims and handles matters throughout the country and New York, including reviewing securities fraud cases in Hartsdale, Purchase, Syracuse, Buffalo, Albany, and New York City. To contact the firm, please call 312-238-9650 or 561-807-6804. Or, for more information on The White Law Group, please visit our website at http://www.whitesecuritieslaw.com.