Consumer Alerts 2013 and 2012
The Department of Business Oversight has been notified that Municipal Trust Credit Union, using the telephone number (800) 976-5530, is offering credit union services and is falsely representing itself to be a credit union. It has advertised in various...
The Department of Business Oversight has been notified of possible fraudulent activity by a person who purports to represent a credit union. The activity is conducted in the following manner: An individual receives a phone call from a person who states he...
The Department of Business Oversight was notified that a company named All Net Escrow is offering escrow services without a license. California owners of timeshares in Mexico received calls from persons claiming to have located buyers for those timeshares....
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) has been notified that a company calling themselves EZ Cash, with the website ezpaydaycash.net, purports to hold a California license “CTICC License # CACL/063/08/09” and to be “an internet money lender...
The California Department of Business Oversight (DBO) has received complaints against Mobiloans. It appears that this entity is offering payday loan services within the State of California. The California Department of Business Oversight normally...
The Department of Business Oversight issues a warning notice regarding Cash Express Loan. An entity calling itself “Cash Express Loan” may be offering consumer loans and/or deferred deposit transactions (also known as “payday loans”) in California without...
Payday lending sites have mushroomed across the Internet and the Department of Business Oversight strongly urges consumers to verify a lender is licensed before sharing personal information and borrowing funds.
The Department of Business Oversight has been notified that fds-inc.net is offering escrow services over the Internet and is falsely advertising that it is Funds Disbursement Services, Inc., license number 963-2324, a valid escrow company regulated by the...
Spanish version is available. This bulletin is being provided for investors, consumers, and interested parties as a brief update on the status of federal crowdfunding rulemaking and current California regulatory practices related to crowdfunding-type solicitations.
Spanish version available. On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, a series of legislative provisions intended to facilitate capital formation in the United States. Part of this legislation included the CROWDFUND Act, which makes significant changes in current federal and state securities laws.
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