Published On: January 6, 2016

Did you lose money with Jose Zapata, a former registered representative with Argentus Securities in Dallas, Texas? Stoltmann Law Offices is interested in talking to you about your financial loss recovery options, if so. We are securities attorneys based in Chicago, Illinois, who sue firms such as Argentus Securities in the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) arbitration forum on a contingency fee basis in order to recover money for retail investors. Argentus Securities may be responsible for your investment losses because they were responsible for Zapata and his actions while he was employed with them. The call is free and you are not obligated to make any claim. We are available to discuss your options with you regarding suing Argentus Securities.

Jose Zapata was recently barred from the securities industry by FINRA after allegedly misrepresenting the value of an account to his customer. The customer resided in Mexico and requested that account statements not be sent to her home. Zapata would call the customer over the telephone to relay the value of her account, and FINRA alleged that between September 2012 and October 2013, Zapata misrepresented the value of the customers account. It was valued at $108,000 but Zapata told the client it was valued at $170,000. This is against securities rules and regulations and Zapata was barred from the industry because of it.

According to his online FINRA BrokerCheck report, Jose A. Zapata Jr. was registered with Merrill Lynch in New York, New York from May 1998 until September 1998, Chase Securities of Texas Inc. in Houston, Texas from November 1998 until March 1999, Chase Investment Services Corp in Chicago, Illinois from March 1999 until June 2000, Wells Fargo in San Francisco, California from June 2002 until October 2005, GBM International in Sugar Land, Texas from January 2006 until August 2007, Financial Counseling Corp in Houston, Texas from August 2007 until December 2008, Argentus Securities in Houston from January 2009 until December 2013 and Titleist Asset Management in San Antonio, Texas from December 2013 until May 2015. He has one customer dispute against him and it is currently pending. He is not licensed and has been barred from the industry.


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