Former America Northcoast Securities Stockbroker Dominic A. Tropiano Barred for Misconduct

Dominic Anthony Tropiano of Lyndhurst, Ohio submitted a Letter of Acceptance, Waiver and Consent (AWC) to the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) in which he has been barred for allegedly engaging in unauthorized transactions and making unsuitable recommendations in violation of FINRA Rules 2111 and 2010. In February 2004, Dominic Anthony Tropiano entered the securities industry in February 2004 as a General Securities Representative. In May 2015, Tropiano became an associated person with America Northcoast. According to the findings, while not properly registered with FINRA, Dominic Anthony Tropiano made certain recommendations to at least 47 customers in 866 separate transactions without having a reasonable basis to believe those transactions were suitable in light of their investment profiles. In addition, FINRA also stated that Tropiano placed 52 unauthorized transactions in two additional customers’ accounts.

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