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DFPI, Federal Reserve Issue Joint Consent Order to Oversee Silvergate Bank Voluntary Liquidation

The DFPI today announced that it has issued a joint consent order with the Federal Reserve Board of Governors (FRB) to facilitate the implementation of the voluntary liquidation plan announced by Silvergate Capital Corporation and Silvergate Bank on March 8, 2023.

Imposter Website is Fraudulently Posing as a California-licensed Deferred Deposit Originator as part of Advanced Fee Scam

The DFPI has received information about an advance fee scam. The imposter’s website is not associated with a California-licensed Deferred Deposit Originator “CCFI Funding, LLC, DBA, Cash Central, Insight Capital.”

How to File a Complaint with the DFPI

Filing a complaint with the DFPI helps in effectively addressing your financial grievances by facilitating communication with the relevant institution, and also assists in protecting other consumers by identifying patterns of misconduct, thus promoting fair business practices.

DFPI Charges Southern California-Based Precious Metals Dealer with More Than $60 Million Coin Fraud

DFPI, in partnership with the CFTC and the State of Hawaii, today filed a federal lawsuit against Red Rock Secured, a precious metals dealer, for perpetrating $60 million fraudulent scheme that targeted customers’ retirement savings.

California DFPI Announces Results from Review of the Supervision and Closure of Silicon Valley Bank

SACRAMENTO – The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) today released its Review of DFPI’s Oversight and Regulation of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).

California Financial Regulator Takes Possession of First Republic Bank

The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) announced today that regulators have taken possession of First Republic Bank. 

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How to File a Complaint with the DFPI

How to File a Complaint with the DFPI

Filing a complaint with the DFPI helps in effectively addressing your financial grievances by facilitating communication with the relevant institution, and also assists in protecting other consumers by identifying patterns of misconduct, thus promoting fair business practices.

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Upcoming DFPI Events

Walk & Roll Resource Fair – Long Beach

June 15, 2023 | 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Come join the DFPI in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) to raise awareness for elder justice and dignity, and then visit the resource booths provided by government and nonprofit organizations.

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Last updated: Apr 18, 2023 @ 3:53 pm