Robinhood: US family sue trading app over son's suicide

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The parents of a man who killed himself last year have filed a lawsuit against trading app Robinhood over his death.

The lawsuit, first reported by CBS News, said 20-year-old Alex Kearns mistakenly believed he owed $730,000 (£530,000) when he took his own life.

Dan and Dorothy Kearns say their son was unable to get help or support from customer services before he died.

Robinhood said in a statement to the BBC they were “devastated” by Alex’s death and had made improvements.

The app, which allows anyone to buy and…

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