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I am an attorney in Florida. Sterling literally lost 200k of my money, for a 1.5 year period. Sterling--then Equity--lost my retirement. I did get it back. If you are in the same predicament, order them to SELL the stock (caution-don’t let them just “transfer” the...
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snookered1

Did you get what you put in or did you take a significant loss?

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LONGHORN PIPELINES advertises they will pay you 1.8% dividend every month tax free and Free of any Capital Gains. THAT'S TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE. i sent Sterling Trust an E Mail asking what sort of PONZI scam were the promoting. I had a return email saying this was not a...
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On 4/09/2013 I requested a distribution of 14ea 1/2 oz gold coins from my IRA, which left 14 coins and $.05 in my account. I received the coins and was charged $169.00on my credit card. On 4/18/2013 I requested the remaining 14 1/2 oz gold coins and instructed them to...
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In Jan of 2013 Sterling Trust's computers were hacked and their clients' personal information was compromised. They did not bother to notify their clients until the end of April. E-mails I sent about this have not been answered. My financial advisor has asked...
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Anonymous

SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME. I ASKED FOR ONE YEAR OF CREDIT MONITORING AND THEIR LAWYER WROTE ME BACK AND SAID THAT THAT WASN'T POSSIBLE. HORRIBLE COMPANY. STAY AWAY!

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dave-o

Good luck with future service as I just saw a news article online that Sterling Trust and Equity Trust are eliminating the majority of their Waco office. If you think service ...

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On several occasions, I have called and e-mailed Sterling Trust about fees, etc. On several occasions, the system said that there were 13 calls ahead of me. It gives the option to leave a message. I do not receive a call back. When I e-mail, I get the e-mail back...
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I have a couple non-marketable securities with them. They charge me $220/year to place my $2,000 worth of securities in one account and $390/year for my other account. Called them four times over the month and waited over 20 minutes so I decided to leave a message to...
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I opted to have electronic statements instead of paper statements sent to me. Or else they would charge a $35-fee for sending paper. I did this 4 times and still they send me paper statements indicating a fee of #35 on it. I called to complain and they said that I...
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#389142
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Inept and incompetent! They do not do what you tell them to do; they don't even do what they should do automatically. Two years in a row they tried to overcharge me and then failed to make corrections in a timely fashion. This is not the first time I have had...
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This company should be put out of business. They blatantly don't perform the request that you submitted paperwork to do so they can charge you more fees. I requested to have my IRA transfered out after several fees were charged to my account. There annual fees were...
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I set up a roth ira through someone, not knowing they used Sterling Trust as the back end. Then Sterling and Health Trust of America had some sort of falling out and I was charged $110/year to have this Roth IRA, which they do nothing for. They don't advise, they...
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