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Bank of America advisor fired after being hired by Aegis Capital

(Bloomberg) — to form Bank of America Corp. The financial advisor who was fired after a thug-shop attack caught on video is now working at broker-dealer Aegis Capital Corp.

Data from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority showed that James Innazzo had registered with New York-based Aegis Capital as of March 15. The entry did not specify his position at the company, and a representative for Aegis Capital could not immediately be contacted for comment.

In January, Bank of America fired Innazo after a video of him shouting abuses and insults at a Connecticut Robex outlet circulated widely on social media. The incident occurred after Innazo ordered a drink without peanut butter for his son, who has a peanut allergy, according to a statement from the Fairfield Police Department. Police said she left the shop, but returned to confront the staff after her son was sent to the hospital after an allergic reaction.

A video shot from behind the counter shows a man shouting and abusing, and throwing drinks at an employee, calling one employee “the f—ing immigrant loser”. . According to police, Innazzo asked for the drink to be made without peanut butter, but never told the shop staff about his son’s allergies. Innazzo, who left before officers arrived and later turned himself in, was arrested and charged with intimidation, trespassing, and breach of the peace based on bigotry or prejudice.

His FINRA records show a criminal charge for Jan. 22 event. According to the online case summary, the next hearing in the case is scheduled for April 8.

Eugene Riccio, a lawyer for Innazo, declined to comment on the new role.

Innazo’s hiring by Aegis was reported this week by financial advisors and other news outlets.

—With assistance from Katherine Doherty.

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