According to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), Cambria Capital, LLC. (Cambria Capital) broker Robert Potter (Potter) was barred from the securities industry over failure to respond to regulatory requests concerning his alleged comingling of funds. FINRA sent Potter a letter requesting him to send documents and information regarding the comingling allegations by August 17, 2015. Potter allegedly requested an extension to provide the documents but his counsel later informed FINRA that Potter would not be providing any documentation.
Potter has been registered with the Securities Industry for 31 years. He has previously been registered with Wells Fargo Advisors in Salt Lake City from 2005-2011; Eagle Gate Securities in Salt Lake City from 1999-2005; Financial West Group in Westlake Village, California in 1999; Salomon Smith Barney in New York, New York from 1992-1998; Lehman Brothers in New York from 1988-1992; E.F. Hutton & Company from 1987-1988; and Merrill Lynch from 1983-1987. Potter was most recently registered with Cambria Capital in Salt Lake City from 2011-2015.
In August of 2015 the National Future Association (NFA) began an investigation on Potter based on allegations that Potter solicited a customer to trade in futures, and then instructed the customer to wire funds to Potter’s personal bank account. The NFA alleges that Potter violated NFA requirements by having the customer wire funds to Potter’s personal account, converting the customer’s funds, and that Potter lied to the customer about the customer’s investment.
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