The securities fraud attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter are currently investigating former Cetera Advisors, LLC ("Cetera") registered representative Christopher Robert Hickman ("Mr. Hickman"), most recently from Delray Beach, Florida. According to FINRA BrokerCheck, Mr. Hickman has at least six customer complaints and was terminated by Cetera in July of 2015. He was subsequently suspended by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") for allegedly "engaging in an unsuitable pattern of short-term trading of unit intestment trust (UITs) in six customer accounts."
Mr. Hickman had been employed in the securities industry for fourteen years with four different firms. In addition to Cetera, he was a registered representative with Raymond James Financial Services, Banc of America Investment Services, Inc. and Cassandra Financial Group. Although he has been suspended from acting as a broker, Mr. Hickman still holds a Series 65 (Registered Investment Advisor Representative) license and is believed to currently be the principal of his own firm, Premier Client Investments.
Clients of Christopher R. Hickman, who have suffered losses may be able recover their losses through FINRA securities arbitration. The experienced securities fraud attorneys at Colling Gilbert Wright & Carter have successfully represented hundreds of investors in cases of unsuitable and unauthorized trading, negligence, breaches of fiduciary duty and failures in supervision. Our case reviews are free of charge and our firm is only compensated if you receive compensation for your losses. Please contact us or call (800) 766-1000 for further information.