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Why FINRA Enforcement is cracking down on “cockroach” brokers. The entire article can be viewed at the link below. The most recent case is that of 10 employees, including the president, of the now-defunct Global Arena Capital Corp out of New York City, left their former firm where they were accused of using misleading sales pitches, churning account and other violations. Before that, a group of seven brokers, who were being supervised, left HFP Capital Markets to join Global Arena. These cases are examples of “cockroaching,” a practice in which brokers stay in the securities industry by moving between risky or expelled firms while committing securities violations. See link below

https://www.investmentnews.com/article/20150915/FREE/150919947/finra-cracks-down-on-cockroach-brokers

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