The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority expelled APS Financial Corp. and barred its former president as well as a former broker at the firm from the industry. The move comes in response to an alleged scheme involving an elderly investor and markups on CMOs as well as other types of securities.
The company as well as its former president, George Conwill, and former broker Peter Aman settled the allegation that Aman overcharged the investor by more than $1.2 million through undisclosed markups without admitting or denying the allegations. But they did consent to the entry of FINRA’s findings.
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