Freedom Investors Corp. - Brookfield, Wisconsin, Joel Reid Blumenschein - Pewaukee, Washington and Gary Lee Gossett - Spokane, Washington:
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June 2012 Disciplinary and Other FINRA Actions:
FINRA Case No. 20100025132201- In June of 2012, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) issued a release advising that Freedom Investors Corp., Joel Reid Blumenschein and Gary Lee Gossett submitted and Offer of Settlement in which the firm was censured, fined $30,000, jointly and severally, with Blumenschein, and shall retain an independent Consultant to conduct a comprehensive review of the adequacy of the firm's policies, systems and procedures and training Blumenschein was also suspended from association with any FINRA member in any principal capacity for three months. Gossett was fined $5000 and suspended from association with any FINRA member in any capacity for 18 months. In order to view a copy of the full release, please follow above the referenced links.
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