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Website is Fraudulently Posing as a California-licensed Investment Adviser

Mar 21, 2024

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) has received information that the website is fraudulently marketing itself as a licensed financial adviser. 

The imposter website,, is not associated with a California licensed Investment Adviser or Broker-dealer.

The imposter website is posing as Carol Pasol Lewis, who is a California licensed investment adviser representative and Broker-dealer Agent (CRD number 2281131) and maintains registration with RBC Capital Markets, LLC (CRD number 31194).

The DFPI urges consumers to exercise extreme caution before responding to any solicitation offering investment or financial services. To check whether an investment or financial service provider is licensed in California, or to submit a complaint, consumers should go to the DFPI website at  or call 1-866-275-2677.

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Last updated: Mar 21, 2024 @ 4:12 pm