Kalos Clients Might Have Been Sold Unsuitable, Misrepresented GPB Funds

Soreide Law Group is reviewing possible investor disputes in regard to financial advisor Jason James Mosher (CRD#: 3070810, Canandaigua, New York). Namely, FINRA BrokerCheck indicates that securities brokers at Kalos Capital possibly sold unsuitable investments including GPB Funds. In fact, investor disputes involving one or more Kalos Capital securities brokers allege breach of fiduciary duty and unsuitable recommendations as it pertains to sales of GPB Funds. Jason Mosher could possibly be one of the individuals who sold unsuitable investments through his employment at Kalos Capital. Kalos Management and Sheppard Mosher and Associates. Here’s more.

Jason Mosher Possibly Recommended Or Sold GPB Funds To Clients

Publicly available sources indicate that clients could have been advised by Kalos Capital brokers including Jason Mosher to invest in alternative investments including GPB Capital Holdings Funds. These non-traded private placement alternative investments could have provided large fees and commissions to those individuals who sold them. However, they could have been unsuitable and misrepresented to clients.

Particularly, GPB Capital Holdings – an alternative asset management firm in New York which has accumulated about $1.8 billion largely through the sale of private placements, struggled financially in 2019. Specifically, GPB Holdings II declined by approximately 13% in value. Also, GPB Automotive Portfolio dropped 25% and its smaller funds saw declines in value of up to 73%.

GPB Investigated By Regulators, Sued By Investors

Apparently, GPB has faced FBI, SEC and state investigations concerning, among other things, the veracity of its disclosures to investors about fund performance and capital distributions. Apparently, GPB’s offices were raided by New York Business Integrity Commission and FBI in 2019. Also, Michael Cohn (GPB’s Chief Compliance Officer) has been charged with obstruction of justice relating to his involvement with GPB. Apparently, GPB suspended redemptions when its funds were audited.

Moreover, GPB Capital, Ascendant Capital and affiliates have been accused of swindling nearly two thousand investors according to a class action lawsuit filed on June 30, 2020 in the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas. Supposedly, GPB Capital and Ascendant Capital executed a Ponzi scheme which victimized retirees.

Jason Mosher’s Responsibility To Conduct Due Diligence On GPB Capital Funds Before Making Recommendations

Financial advisors such as Jason Mosher are responsible for ensuring that their investment recommendations are suitable for investors. Not only that, but the financial advisors must conduct due diligence on investments before making recommendations. It is possible that Mosher gave bad advice to a number of investors about GPB Capital Holdings notes.

Investors Bring Disputes About Other Kalos Brokers Who Possibly Sold Unsuitable GPB Funds

Critically, BrokerCheck and other publicly available sources show that brokers including Steve Netzel and Eric Weschke sold GPB Funds. For example, investors indicated that Weschke breached a fiduciary duty and gave bad advice. The broker possibly failed to consider their risk tolerances and investment objectives. Those claims are ongoing.

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