According to his Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (“AWC”) with FINRA, Jerry McCutchen consented to a permanent ban from the financial securities industry and declined to provided on-the-record testimony in an ongoing FINRA investigation. As noted in AWC 2015048347401, FINRA was investigating various customer complaints against McCutchen for the unsuitable recommendation of alternative investments while a broker for Berthel, Fisher, & Company Financial Services, Inc.
McCutchen’s FINRA Broker Check Report, reveals a total of twenty-five customer complaints, with fifteen settled, three withdrawn, and seven disputes still pending. The primary allegations throughout the customer complaints was unsuitability and misrepresentation in regards to real estate investments (REITs) and equipment leasing investments.
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