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Former UBS Financial Advisor Charged with Defrauding over $5 Million Dollars from His UBS Clients | USAO-SDFL

Miami, Florida – Right now, German Nino, a former UBS Economic Advisor, made his original overall look in federal court in Miami to facial area rates of defrauding more than $5 million from a family who maintained many accounts at UBS.   

According to a federal info, from about 2012, and continuing to 2020, Nino, a resident of Broward County, was a money advisor functioning at a department office environment of UBS Monetary Services Inc. in Miami.  Nino oversaw and managed UBS investment decision accounts for numerous clients, which include 3 victims who have been similar and who experienced various expenditure accounts at UBS.  Nino was the financial advisor assigned to oversee and control the victims’ income in the accounts.

It is alleged that from about Might 2014 to February 2020, Nino created a complete of 62 unauthorized transfers from a few UBS accounts belonging to the victims, which totaled $5,833,218.59.  To achieve the wire fraud scheme, Nino built materially fake and fraudulent statements to his victims and hid and omitted product points which includes misrepresenting the true performance, equilibrium, and charge of return of the accounts he managed forging the signature of his customers on files purporting to authorize transfers out of the accounts preparing a fraudulent land invest in contract and forging a victim’s signature on the land order deal to make it seem that the target was buying land in Colombia by applying income from the victim’s account removing just one of the victim’s electronic mail from the victim’s UBS electronic mail account profile so that the sufferer would not obtain e-mail notifications from UBS about unauthorized transfers and preparing fraudulent UBS account statements and customer assessment statements, which falsely inflated the harmony and value of the victims’ accounts, claims the details.  

Nino produced his preliminary physical appearance in federal magistrate court docket in Miami ahead of United States Magistrate Lisette M. Reid.    

Juan Antonio Gonzalez, U.S. Legal professional for the Southern District of Florida, and George L. Piro, Unique Agent in Charge, FBI Miami, designed the announcement.

FBI Miami investigated the circumstance.  Assistant U.S. Legal professional Deric Zacca is prosecuting it. Assistant U.S. Attorney Emily Stone is dealing with asset forfeiture.

An info incorporates mere allegations and defendants are presumed harmless until and until demonstrated guilty in a court of law.

Associated court docket files and information may perhaps be discovered on the web-site of the District Court docket for the Southern District of Florida at or at, under circumstance selection 22-cr-20020.