The Sonn Law Group is investigating claims related to former Morgan Stanley Investment Advisor Barry Connell (FINRA CRD#: 702460).
According to the SEC Barry Connell has been charged with stealing $5 million of client money while working as a investment advisor at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management in New Jersey. Mr. Connell allegedly conducted more than 100 unauthorized transactions by using falsified authorization forms misrepresenting that he received verbal requests from the clients.
Barry Connell had quite a time with the stolen funds, using them to rent a house in Las Vegas, and pay for a private golf club membership and a private jet service.
Additionally, criminal charges have been filed against Barry Connell by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York.
If you’ve ever invested your money with investment advisor Barry Connell, the Sonn Law Group is interested in hearing from you to discuss possible legal remedies. Our experienced financial advisor fraud attorneys will listen to the specifics of your circumstances and give you an honest evaluation of your options.
Call us now at 305.912.3000 or fill out our short contact form to speak with a legal representative from our firm about your experience with Barry Connell.