Jason Doss is the owner of The Doss Firm, LLC, an Atlanta-based law firm devoted to representing consumers across the country in a variety of areas including investment disputes and consumer class action litigation. Mr. Doss earned his J.D. from Florida State University in 2002 and his B.A. from the University of Florida in 1997.

FINRA Disciplines Texas-based Cambridge Legacy Securities, LLC, Oran Ben Carroll, and Russell Kent Childs

This month FINRA announced that it took disciplinary action against Texas-based financial firm Cambridge Legacy Securities, LLC as well as the firm’s principals Oran Ben Carroll and Russell Kent Childs. Cambridge Legacy Securities, LLC was censured, fined $50,000 and ordered to pay $21,864.74 in restitution and interest to some of its retail customers. Carroll was…

NASAA Lists Top 10 Investment Scams and Traps

Last month, the National Association Securities Administrators Association (NASAA), an organization comprised of current and former state securities regulators, released its annual list of investment pitfalls. Topping the list was Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). ETFs are complex investments that resemble mutual funds. However, many ETFs include hidden traps that may make these investments unsuitable for…

FINRA Warns of Oil Spill Stock Scams

FINRA has joined with the SEC issuing an alert warning investors of scams that are exploiting the oil spill in the gulf. Scammers are “promising financial gains from investments in companies that claim to be involved in cleanup operations.” Along with the warning, FINRA provides several tips to avoid these type of scams. First, FINRA…

The Doss Firm Quoted In On Wall Street Regarding FINRA Barring Ex-ING Broker Michael J. Dimare

The financial publication On Wall Street published an article today discussing the fate of Michael Dimare, a former ING Financial broker who was recently permanantly barred by securities regulator FINRA for scamming approximately 22 victims out of approximately $2 million between 2001 and 2008. Accoding to Dimare’s CRD report, a report that tracks customer complaints…

FINRA Bars Former ING Financial Broker Michael J. Dimare From Ponta Vedra Beach, Florida For Running A Ponzi Scheme

FINRA anounced yesterday that it permanantly barred former ING Financial broker, Michael Dimare, from Ponta Vedra Beach, Florida for scamming approximately 22 victims out of approximately $2 million between 2001 and 2008. FINRA’s investigation uncovered that between 2001 and 2008, Dimare persuaded his clients to invest in fictitious investments. Between 2001 and 2006, Dimare was…