Finra bars would-be brokers for cheating on online qualification exams

Finra barred two individuals from the financial industry for cheating on online qualification exams, the first enforcement actions the regulator has taken in relation to remote examinations.

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Inc. announced Wednesday that it imposed bars on Brandon Autiero, formerly associated with Equitable Advisors, and Harris Kausar, formerly associated with Barclays Capital Inc. In separate incidents, Autiero and Kausar accessed public online forums to assist with answering questions during examinations.

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