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REIT Complaint Against McFarlin Capital’s Hunter McFarlin
Murfreesboro, Tennessee financial advisor Hunter McFarlin (CRD# 2838151) has received an investor complaint alleging almost $1 million in damages. Financial Industry Regulatory Authorities show that the broker and investment adviser is a representative of McFarlin Capital, offering securities through Arkadios Capital.
Mr. McFarlin’s BrokerCheck report discloses one pending investor complaint. Filed in February 2022, it alleges that as a representative of Kalos Capital, he engaged in fraud and negligence, breached his fiduciary duty, and breached contract in relation to investments in non-traded real estate investment trusts (REITs) and business development companies. The pending complaint alleges damages of $999,999.
An earlier investor complaint disclosed on Mr. McFarlin’s BrokerCheck report was filed in 2020. It alleged that as a representative of Kalos Capital, he made misrepresentations and omissions, committed fraud, breached contract, made misrepresentations and omissions, and engaged in negligence. The complaint reached a settlement of $60,763. Another complaint, filed in 2019, alleged that he recommended unsuitable private equity and alternative investments as a representative of Kalos Capital. The complaint, whose allegations he denied in a statement on the disclosure, reached a settlement of $50,000.
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Hunter McFarlin holds 25 years of securities industry experience. Based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, he is a representative of McFarlin Capital, offering securities through Arkadios Capital. He has been registered with Arkadios Capital since March 2020. His past registrations include Kalos Capital, NFP Securities, LM Financial Partners, Mony Securities Corporation, and Trusted Securities Advisors Corp. His credentials include the passage of five securities industry qualifying exams: the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Representative Examination, or Series 6; the General Securities Representative Examination, or Series 7; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63; and the Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination, or Series 65. He is licensed in Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington. (Information current as of May 25, 2022.)
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