Matthew O. Clason, a broker currently with LPL Financial and a financial advisor with Integrated Wealth Concepts, both of Glastonbury, Conneticut, was charged by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in an emergency action, with allegedly stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from an advisory client.
In a recent article in InvestmentNews, it stated that the SEC sought an asset freeze, permanent injunctive relief and disgorgement plus prejudgment interest and civil penalties. The complaint alleged that the client did not know about nor approve the withdrawals, and did not receive the money that Matthew O. Clason had withdrawn from the client’s account.
According to the SEC, from February of 2019, Matthew O. Clason allegedly stole more than $300,000 from a retired 73-year-old advisory client. The InvestmentNews article stated that in the SEC complaint, Clason allegedly liquidated securities in the client’s accounts, transferred the proceeds of the sales to a bank account he had held jointly with the client for investment purposes and to facilitate the payment of monthly expenses. Clason then allegedly withdrew the client’s cash from the account on several occasions and at different bank locations.
According to FINRA’s BrokerCheck, Matthew O. Clason, has been registered in the securities industry for 16 years and was listed with 4 firms.
Clason is currently a broker with the following firm since 10/7/2016:
LPL FINANCIAL LLC
115 GLASTONBURY BLVD, 2ND FL
GLASTONBURY, CT 06033
Matthew O. Clason is currently a financial advisor with the following firm since 10/13/2016:
INTEGRATED WEALTH CONCEPTS LLC
115 GLASTONBURY BLVD
GLASTONBURY, CT 06033
Clason was also more recently registered with the following firms:
07/27/2017 – 09/04/2018 LPL FINANCIAL LLC – NEW BRITAIN, CT
07/10/2007 – 10/12/2016 LINCOLN FINANCIAL ADVISORS CORPORATION – GLASTONBURY, CT
If you or an elderly loved one have experienced financial losses due to the actions or recommendations of broker/financial advisor, Matthew O. Clason currently registered with LPL Financial and Integrated Wealth Concepts, both of Glastonbury, Connecticut, contact Soreide Law Group and speak to an experienced securities lawyer regarding the possible recovery of your losses through a FINRA arbitration at: 888-760-6552.
Soreide Law Group works on a contingency fee and represents our clients nationwide before FINRA.