Debra Bushman Has Received Complaints Involving Unauthorized Transactions

Debra BushmanPublic records published by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on May 7, 2018 indicate that New York-based UBS Financial Services broker/adviser Debra Bushman has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mrs. Bushman (CRD# 870056).

Debra Bushman has spent 38 years in the securities industry and has been registered with UBS Financial Services in Garden City, New York since 2010. Previous registrations include Merrill Lynch in Garden City, New York (2006-2010); Janney Montgomery Scott in Garden City, New York (2003-2006); and Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1979-2003). She has passed nine securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which she obtained on August 2, 1994; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which she obtained on June 28, 1984; Series 5 (Interest Rate Options Examination), which she obtained on January 20, 1995; Series 15 (Foreign Currency Options Examination), which she obtained on August 14, 1991; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which she obtained on August 18, 1979; Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which she obtained on July 16, 1987; Series 53 (Municipal Securities Principal Examination), which she obtained on October 14, 1985; Series 4 (Registered Options Principal Examination), which she obtained on May 22, 1984; and Series 12 (NYSE Branch Manager Examination), which she obtained on December 26, 1981. She is a registered broker and investment adviser with 27 US states and territories.

According to her BrokerCheck report, she has received five customer complaints and one pending customer complaint.

In October 2017 a customer alleged Debra Bushman, while employed at UBS Financial Services, made unsuitable and unauthorized investments in speculative governmental and corporate bonds. The customer is seeking $58,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2015 a customer alleged Debra Bushman, while employed at UBS Financial Services, executed unauthorized purchases of Puerto Rico bonds. The complaint settled for $15,000.

In 2014 a customer alleged Debra Bushman, while employed at UBS Financial Services, misrepresented the management fees associated with her accounts, recommended an inappropriate asset allocation that resulted in poor performance, and made unauthorized transfers. The complaint settled for $5,750.

In 2003 a customer alleged she, while employed at Prudential Securities, did not properly address or forward account statements to their attention, resulting in diminished value. The complaint settled for $9,999.

In 1991 a customer alleged she mishandled the account. The complaint settled for $30,000.

If you or someone you know has complaints regarding Debra Bushman, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be entitled to recover lost funds. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: we only receive payment if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we suggest you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.

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