Public records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on May 16, 2018 indicate that California-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Darrell Hesford has been involved in resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Hesford (CRD# 1735905).
Darrell Hesford has spent 28 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Escondido and Carlsbad, California since 2011. Previous registrations include Wells Fargo Investments in Escondido, California (2001-2011); Wells Fargo Securities in San Francisco, California (1994-2001); Griffin Financial Services (1993-1994); and New England Securities in New York, New York (1990-1993). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on April 15, 1998; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on December 19, 1990; and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on March 17, 1990. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 25 US states ad territories: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, and Washington. He is registered with five self-regulatory organizations (SROs): FINRA, NYSE American LLC, Nasdaq PHLX LLC, the Nasdaq Stock Market, and the New York Stock Exchange.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint, one pending customer complaint, and one denied customer complaint.
In April 2018 a customer alleged Darrell Hesford, while employed at Wells Fargo Advisors, made an unauthorized trade “in an effort to continue charging advisory fees.” The customer is seeking unspecified damages in the pending complaint.
In 2011 a customer alleged Darrell Hesford, while employed at Wells Fargo Advisors, misrepresented material facts, recommended unsuitable products, breached his fiduciary duty, and failed in his supervisory duties. The complaint settled for $66,600.
In 2003 a customer alleged Darrell Hesford, while employed at Wells Fargo Securities, recommended unsuitable mutual funds. The customer sought more than $5,100 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.
If you have complaints regarding Darrell Hesford, call Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recover your losses. All cases are taken on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. The law sets a limited window to file complaints, so we recommend you avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.