Edward Jones Broker Ended Over Customer Present Is Disallowed by Finra

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. has disallowed a previous Edward D. Jones broker for cannot stand for the on-the-record statement about its examination of his company’s accusation that he accepted a present from a customer without informing the company.

Ralph Villanueva Villavicencio, who operated in Kirkland, Wash., and signed up with Edward Jones in 2013, was ended last September for accepting the present.

He accepted and granted the Finra action without confessing or rejecting the findings.