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Despite occasional articles about advisors stealing from clients, only 2% of individual advisors have reported criminal charges such as felony convictions or investment related misdemeanors, according to an analysis of industry data by Big Crunch. So reports CNBC.
A criminal hacked into an investor’s email account and used the electronic communication to direct a Pioneer Bank broker in Troy, N.Y. to move the person’s money into the criminal’s account, resulting in the broker losing his license. So reports the Times Union.
Susan Elizabeth Walker, 51, of Plymouth, Minnesota, has been sentenced to more than seven years in the slammer after being found guilty of stealing $1.1 million from at least 24 clients. So reports the Grand Forks Herald.