Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and accessed on January 8, 2018 indicate that South Carolina-based Janney Montgomery Scott broker/adviser Jack Griffith has received several resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in hearing from investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Griffith (CRD# 1446978).
Jack Griffith has spent 31 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Janney Montgomery Scott in Columbia, South Carolina since 2014. Previous registrations include Ameriprise Financial Services in Columbia, South Carolina (2007-2014); AG Edwards & Sons in Sumter, South Carolina (2004-2007); Legg Mason Wood Walker in Baltimore, Maryland (1998-2004); Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1995-1998); and Merrill Lynch in New York, New York (1986-1995). He has passed six securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), which he obtained on February 4, 1995; Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), which he obtained on February 1, 1986; Series 3 (National Commodity Futures Examination), which he obtained on October 17, 1997; Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination), which he obtained on January 18, 1986; Series 24 (General Securities Principal Examination), which he obtained on November 18, 2009; and Series 8 (General Securities Sales Supervisor Examination [Options Module & General Module]), which he obtained on April 17, 1996. He is a registered broker and investment adviser with 15 US states and territories: Arizona, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington.
According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint, one pending customer complaint, and one denied customer complaint.
In 2017 a customer alleged Jack Griffith, while employed at Janney Montgomery Scott, recommended unsuitable investments and caused the accounts to be over-concentrated in energy investments. The customer is seeking $4,265,639 in damages in the pending complaint.
In 2014 a customer alleged Jack Griffith, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, misrepresented material facts related to an investment. The customer sought more than $8,400 in damages in the complaint, which was denied.
In 2011 a customer alleged Jack Griffith, while employed at Ameriprise Financial Services, recommended an unsuitable investment in Lehman Brothers bonds. The complaint settled for $53,000.
If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Jack Griffith, call the experienced attorneys at Fitapelli Kurta at 877-238-4175 for a free consultation. You may be eligible to recoup your losses. Fitapelli Kurta accepts all cases on a contingency basis: we only get paid if and when you collect money. Time to file your claim may be limited, so we encourage you to avoid delay. Call 877-238-4175 now to speak to an attorney for free.