Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Comerica Securities, Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Comerica
Penalty: 
$750,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
September 18, 2008
Offense Group: 
financial offenses
Primary Offense: 
investor protection violation
Violation Description: 

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority reached agreements in principle with SunTrust Investment Services, Inc. and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc., both of Atlanta, GA, Comerica Securities, Inc. of Detroit, MI, First Southwest Company of Dallas, TX, and WaMu Investments, Inc., of Irvine, CA, to settle charges relating to the sale of Auction Rate Securities.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Financial Industry Regulatory Authority
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Texas
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
banking
Notes: 

FINRA is a securities industry self-regulatory body authorized by the federal government.

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Parent company note: 
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