May 18, 2016 Comments (0) Blog

Raymond James fined by FINRA.

(Last Updated On: May 18, 2016)

According to various reports, regulators have fined Raymond James $17 million, accusing the financial services firm of widespread failures in its controls against money laundering.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (a/k/a FINRA) recently announced that Raymond James failed over several years to detect suspicious activity in client investment accounts and to report it to government authorities. FINRA said the firm’s failure was especially serious because it already had been censured and fined in March 2012 for the same problems.

Raymond James, based in St. Petersburg, Florida, neither admitted nor denied wrongdoing.

The foregoing information, which is all publicly available on FINRA’s website, is being provided by The White Law Group.

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