FINRA suspends bars troy Baldridge

Troy Baldridge was suspended and barred by FINRA

Troy Baldridge, a registered representative from Richmond, Virginia, formerly with Capital Securities Management and Capital Securities & Associates was barred from FINRA membership as a result of refusing to cooperate with a FINRA investigation.  In August, 2016 he was discharged from the firm under allegations of check fraud.  That same month the U.S. Dept. of Justice opened an investigation into allegations of check fraud.

FINRA Rule 9552. Failure to Provide Information or Keep Information Current

This FINRA rule provides if a FINRA member fails to provide information or testimony requested or required by FINRA’s By-Laws or FINRA rules, or fails to keep his or her membership and supporting documents current, FINRA, after providing  21 days’ notice may suspend the FINRA membership of the person.

In December, 2016 Troy Baldridge was suspended from FINRA membership for violating Rule 9552.

Troy Baldridge’s registration and disciplinary history

In order to lawfully sell investments to the public, one must either be registered or exempt from registration.

Troy Baldridge was registered with

Capital Securities Management from August, 2007 to August, 2016

Capital Securities & Associates from May, 2011 to December, 2012.

According to FINRA’s CRD disclosure report, Troy Baldridge has been the subject of  one customer complaint and one regulatory investigation.

FINRA is the primary regulator for broker dealers and registered representatives in the United States.  FINRA’s role is to promulgate standards and practices for the brokerage industry and to ensure compliance with its rules by licensed entities and individuals.

FINRA has two primary means to ensure compliance with the securities laws ; by means of an enforcement unit that investigates and disciplines wrongdoing, and through the establishment of  an arbitration forum where investors can resolve disputes against broker dealers.  FINRA’s arbitration forum, FINRA Dispute Resolution Inc. is the largest arbitration forum in the country for resolving investor disputes, and typically processes over 10,000 filings annually.

The Law Office of David Liebrader practices exclusively in the field of investment loss recovery.  For the past 24 years, we have dedicated our law practice to assisting investors who have been victims of investment fraud via fraudulent and unsuitable investment transactions.  During that time we have recovered money for over one thousand individuals, pension plans, trusts and companies.  The recoveries we have obtained via judgments, awards and settlements on behalf of our clients exceed $40,000,000.

If you suspect that you have been the victim of investment fraud, or had a financial advisor recommend unsuitable investments to you, call us today for a free, confidential consultation at (702) 380-3131.