Jeffrey Borneman Fined, Suspended By FINRA

Jeffrey Borneman suspended

In May, 2016, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) announced that Jeffrey Borneman of Los Angeles, CA, formerly with World Equity Group, Cambridge Investment Research and Concorde Investment Services, all of Los Angeles, was suspended from association with any FINRA member for thirty days and fined $5,000 as a result of his participation in a private offering of securities. FINRA’s investigation centered on the sale of shares in Borneman’s own LLC to a customer without his providing notice to his firm or obtaining the firm’s permission.

Registration and disciplinary history

In order to lawfully sell investments to the public,  a registered rep must either be registered or exempt from registration.  Jeffrey Borneman was registered with:

08/2015 – 10/2015
SUPREME ALLIANCE LLC
01/2014 – 02/2015
CAMBRIDGE INVESTMENT RESEARCH, INC.
10/2012 – 12/2013
CONCORDE INVESTMENT SERVICES, LLC
06/2006 – 12/2011
WORLD EQUITY GROUP, INC.

According to FINRA’s CRD disclosure report, Jeffrey Borneman has been the subject of two customer complaints and one regulatory investigation.

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