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Investigating Complaints Against Steven David Schultz and Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

Did you suffer investment losses after working with Steven David Schultz, a/k/a Steven Schultz, a/k/a Steve Schultz, a broker and financial advisor previously registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) through the Palm Beach Gardens, Florida branch of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. (Oppenheimer) If so, the attorneys of Investment Loss Recovery Group want to help you. We are now investigating potential complaints against Steven Schultz.

Our law firm works with clients nationwide who have lost money due to the negligence or misconduct of brokers and financial advisors whom they had trusted to provide sound investment advice and to ethically and responsibly handle their accounts. We bring more than 40 years of combined legal experience to our clients as well as in-depth knowledge of the financial services industry. Both of our attorneys have backgrounds as licensed securities brokers and as defense counsel for large Wall Street brokerage firms.

Contact us today if you incurred investment losses after working with Mr. Schultz or Oppenheimer. We will review your potential claims in a free and confidential consultation.

Who Is Steven David Schultz?

You can find information about Steven D. Schultz (CRD# 1764802) through two databases which are available online and accessible by the public, the FINRA Central Registration Depository (CRD) and Investment Adviser Registration Depository (IARD). Based on his FINRA BrokerCheck Report and his IARD Public Disclosure Report:

Mr. Schultz has worked in the financial services industry since 1996. Over the course of his career, he has been registered with several FINRA firms through the 1990s, however since 1998, he has been registered through:

  • Prudential Securities Incorporated in New York, NY (1998-2002)
  • Merrll Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated in New York, NY (2002-2005)
  • Oppenheimer & Co., Inc. in Palm Beach Gardens, FL (2005 present)

FINRA Brokercheck records reflect Mr. Schultz was registered with a FINRA Series 6 license in 1996, a Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65 license in 1998, and then he added FINRA Series 9 and Series 10 licenses in 2005. Prior to 2018, Mr. Schultz’s FINRA Brokercheck report disclosed a customer dispute that alleged churning and the recommendations of investments that were inconsistent with the customer’s needs. The customer dispute was denied. See FINRA Brokercheck report for additional details.

What is the Recent Customer Dispute Reported on Steve Schultz’s FINRA Brokercheck?

The allegations reflect unsuitable investment recommendations, breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, intentional misrepresentation amounting to fraud, negligent misrepresentation, negligence and a failure to supervise in connection with Puerto Rico bonds and Energy stocks. The damages requested are $750,000.00 and the allegations appear to include only the time frame during which Mr. Schultz was registered with Oppenheimer.

How Can You Recover Investment Losses Involving Mr. Schultz or Oppenheimer?

If you suffered investment losses involving Mr. Schultz or Oppenheimer due to issues related to Puerto Rico bonds, energy stocks, or if you suspect your accounts or investments were handled negligently or improperly, you may wish to seek legal advice and a no-cost review of your accounts or investments as soon as possible. You may be entitled to a recovery of your losses in addition to other damages. You may also have the right to file a private, confidential FINRA complaint against any broker, or brokerage firm that failed to properly handle your investment account, or may have failed to adequately supervise your investment accounts, or Mr. Schultz’s conduct as a broker and financial advisor.

The skilled securities arbitration and investment fraud lawyers of Investment Loss Recovery Group have an insider’s view of the legal and regulatory issues that can affect a case, and we understand how brokerage firms evaluate these matters. We can review your case and present you with a strategic plan to help you recover your investment losses as expeditiously as possible.

We serve clients throughout the country. Contact us today for a free consultation and find out more about how we can assist you.

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