Monthly Archives: April 2014

Advisor Appeals 10 Day Suspension and Ends Up with 90 Days

By Tom Costello of Costello Law Group Steven Robert Tomlinson, a Wells Fargo advisor, was suspended by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) for ninety days. Initially, Tomlinson was suspended for only ten days and fined $10,000 based upon allegations of downloading confidential client information to a flash drive. According to FINRA, Tomlinson […]

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Former Broker to A-List Celebrities Faces Fraud Charges

By Tom Costello of Costello Law Group Earlier this year, after allegations of fraudulently spending ten thousand dollars with someone else’s credit card, Dana Giacchetto was charged with fraud. Giacchetto has served as financial advisor to A-list celebrities such as Matt Damon and Leonardo DiCaprio. In 2000, Giacchetto faced similar charges of embezzling […]

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