Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on June 16, 2018 indicate that Michigan-based LM Kohn & Company broker Dainforth French Jr. has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. French (CRD# 2406891).
Dainforth French has spent 23 years in the securities industry and has been registered with LM Kohn & Company in Troy, Michigan since 2012. Previous registrations include Leonard & Company in Troy, Michigan (2004-2012); Donnelly Penman & Partners in Grosse Pointe, Michigan (2001-2004); Raymond James & Associates in St. Petersburg, Florida (1998-2000); Roney & Company in Detroit, Michigan (1998-1999); Banc One Capital Markets in Chicago, Illinois (1998-1999); and Roney & Company in Detroit, Michigan (1994-1998). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on April 13, 1994; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on March 24, 1994; and Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on June 10, 1996. He is a registered broker in Michigan.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received two customer complaints and two pending customer complaints.
In April 2018 a customer alleged Dainforth French, while employed at Leonard & Company, was liable as control person for alleged wrongdoing by a registered representative.
In 2015 a customer alleged Dainforth French, while employed at LM Kohn & Company, failed to properly manage his accounts, resulting in losses. The complaint settled in 2017 for $33,000.
In 2012 a customer alleged Dainforth French, while employed at Leonard & Company, misrepresented material facts, committed fraud, violated the Michigan Uniform Securities Act, and breached his fiduciary duty. The customer is seeking $700,000 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2012 a customer alleged he, while employed at Leonard & Company, failed to reasonably supervise a representative. The complaint settled for $2,000.
If you or someone you know has a complaint regarding Dainforth French, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup lost funds. Fitapelli Kurta accepts every case on contingency: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.