One advisor stole from clients who cleaned homes for a living. Another embezzled from a nonprofit. A third siphoned money out of client accounts via ATM transactions.

That's according to FINRA, which has permanently barred all three former advisors from the industry for allegedly stealing nearly identical sums from clients through, or while, working for large firms in different parts of the country. The regulator announced the cases in its monthly report of disciplinary actions.

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