The NASD found Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, a unit of Credit Suisse, guilty of negligence, making bad investment recommendations and failing to supervise its employees. But a Credit Suisse spokesperson said that the couple's claim lacks merit.
Rafael and Cornia Mantalvo's bond portfolio was completely liquidated in 1999 and the proceeds were placed into an actively managed account.
The $1.2 million is restitution for the couple's losses.
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