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Understanding Your Rights: The Case of GWG L Bonds and Tony Barouti’s Sales Practices

Hi, I’m Emily Carter, your navigator through the intricate universe of financial investments and their accompanying legal nuances. With my extensive experience as a financial analyst and author, I’ve dedicated myself to demystifying complex financial jargon and situations for everyone. Let’s delve into an ongoing investigation that could capture your attention, especially if you’ve invested with Tony Barouti at Emerson Equity, or have bought GWG L Bonds.

If these names ring a bell, and you’re concerned about your investment, it’s important you know that our team at Haselkorn & Thibaut is diving deep into Tony Barouti’s sales methods regarding GWG Holdings’ L Bonds offering. We’re looking for individuals who can shed light on how Barouti managed their investment accounts.

At Haselkorn & Thibaut, P.A. (, we’re specialists in the field of investment fraud and we’re scrutinizing the relationships between brokers, their firms, and the investors they serve. If GWG’s recent bankruptcy filing has you worried about your assets, give us a call at 1-800-856-3352. Our consultation is free, friendly, and we aim to clarify your potential avenues for recovery, whether that might be through securities fraud litigation, class actions, or possible FINRA claims (check an advisor’s FINRA CRM number here).

The Legal Landscape of Your Investment

To give you an overview, a number of complaints have found their way to the arbitration chambers of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) with demands for accountability from Tony Barouti. Based in Los Angeles, not only is Barouti a broker with Emerson Equity, but he also steers the helm at Barouti Financial Services as its CEO.

These claims primarily revolve around the sales of L Bonds made by GWG Holdings (traded as NASDAQ: GWGH), a company now under the pressure of Chapter 11 bankruptcy following some regulatory noncompliance issues and a series of probes by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Investors have lodged complaints mainly due to the high-risk nature of corporate debt investments which were sold to them. It appears, based on what’s recorded in Barouti’s BrokerCheck profile, there were considerable gaps in risk disclosure and pertinent information related to these investments. It’s essential to point out that Emerson Equity played a significant role here, as GWG Holdings’ managing broker-dealer.

Expert Eyes on the Case

My colleagues and I at the national securities law firm Haselkorn & Thibaut are investigating Emerson Equity and Tony Barouti diligently. Our expertise in handling complex securities-related arbitration has been recognized globally. With a track record of reacquiring millions for our clients via FINRA’s arbitration process, we pride ourselves on standing up for both institutional and retail investors against the giants of Wall Street.

Financial giant Warren Buffett famously said, “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing.” This resonates with our situation, as many investors don’t realize the potential pitfalls of each investment, especially when the risks are not made crystal clear to them.

In fact, did you know a distressing financial fact: a study once showed that over 7% of financial advisors have been disciplined for misconduct? This is why it’s paramount to always verify the track records of any financial advisor – their actions can have significant repercussions on your hard-earned investments.

So, if you find yourself entangled in the uncertainties of investing in GWG L Bonds or dealing with Tony Barouti, remember that you are not alone. It’s crucial to have a knowledgeable advocate in your corner, one who can navigate the complex legalities and fight for your right to fair treatment and proper financial advisement.

With this in mind, if your investments with Tony Barouti or through GWG Holdings’ L Bonds offering have left you feeling vulnerable or at loss, don’t hesitate to reach out. You can always count on our years of experience and dedication to helping investors like you. Let’s work together towards uncovering any injustices and securing the recovery you deserve.

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