Customer Alleged Keith Fontenot made Unsuitable Recommendations to Invest in Equities

Keith Fontenot

Publicly available records provided by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) on June 21, 2017 indicate that Louisiana-based Wells Fargo Clearing Services broker/adviser Keith Fontenot has received resolved or pending customer disputes. Fitapelli Kurta is interested in speaking to investors who have complaints regarding Mr. Fontenot (CRD# 2296303).

Keith Fontenot has spent 24 years in the securities industry and has been registered with Wells Fargo Clearing Services in Lafayette, Louisiana since 2003. He was previously registered with Prudential Securities in New York, New York (1993-2003). He has passed three securities industry examinations: Series 65 (Uniform Investment Adviser Law Examination), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Agent State Law Examination), and Series 7 (General Securities Representative Examination). He is a registered broker and investment adviser with thirteen US states and territories: Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

According to his BrokerCheck report, he has received one customer complaint and one pending customer complaint.

In May 2017 a customer alleged Keith Fontenot, while employed at Wells Fargo Advisors, made unsuitable recommendations to invest in equities. The customer is seeking $80,000 in damages in the pending complaint.

In 2015 a customer alleged Keith Fontenot, while employed at Wells Fargo Advisors, made misleading and unsuitable recommendations regarding variable annuities. The complaint settled in 2016 for $400,000.

If you or someone you know has lost money investing with Keith Fontenot or Wells Fargo Advisors, 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.