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Steve Haskell: $250K Complaint Against Ex-WealthForge Advisor
Indianapolis financial advisor Steve Haskell (CRD# 6864948) recently received an investor complaint alleging his advice resulted in six-figure damages. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority records show that he is a broker with FNEX Capital and Vice President at Kay Properties and Investments, whose website states that he operates at the firm’s office in San Diego, California.
Mr. Haskell’s BrokerCheck report discloses one investor complaint. Filed in May 2023, it alleges that as a representative of WealthForge Securities, he failed to conduct reasonable due diligence, acted negligently, failed to make material disclosures, misrepresented and omitted material facts, breached contract, recommended an unsuitable private placement investment, and breached his fiduciary duty. The pending complaint alleges damages of $250,000.
Kay Properties and Investments’ website includes a profile of Mr. Haskell that describes him as a Senior Vice President at the firm, which offers securities through FNEX Capital. “Steve Haskell serves as Senior Vice President at Kay Properties and Investments where he works closely with 1031 exchange and direct investment clients throughout the country,” the profile states. “Steve heads-up the firm’s San Diego office where he is considered one of Southern California’s expert Delaware Statutory Trust investments real estate investment professionals. Through his extensive network of established accredited investors, Steve has helped Kay Properties place $669.2 million in equity on behalf of investors in 2022.”
According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Steve Haskell holds six years of securities industry experience. Based in San Diego, California, he has been registered with FNEX Capital since 2022 and operates at Kay Properties and Investment’s San Diego office, according to that firm’s website. His past registrations include Growth Capital Services (La Jolla, California; 2020-2022) and WealthForge Securities (Richmond, Virginia; 2017-2020). His credentials include the passage of three securities industry qualifying exams: the Direct Participation Programs Representative Examination, or Series 22; the Securities Industry Essentials Examination, or SIE; and the Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination, or Series 63. He holds 51 state licenses. (Information current as of November 26, 2023.)
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