- Governor Newsom Signs Blockchain Executive Order
- DFPI Shares Success in Implementation of New Consumer Protection Law
- Some Escrow Reports Due May 16
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness – What You Need to Know
- DFPI Offers New Online Student Borrower Resources
- DFPI Recognizes Memorial Day & National Military Appreciation Month
Summary of Pending Applications as of March 2022 (PDF) is available.
- Financial Capability Month Event
- Some Escrow Reports Due April 15
- DFPI Reminder of Franchise Renewal Season
- Student Loan Borrowers – There’s Help!
- Student Loan Pause Extended to August 31
- Join DFPI’s Free Cyber Fraud Webinar!
The DFPI is working with state and federal agencies as well as local nonprofits to educate student loan borrowers about their rights and upcoming federal deadlines, including the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Waiver that expires on Oct. 31, 2022.
The DFPI announced it has collected close to $1 million in restitution for consumers, fielded hundreds of additional complaints related to the law, and launched more than 100 investigations using its expanded authority under the California Consumer Financial Protection Law (CCFPL).
Are you our Next Grantee? The DFPI Begins Accepting Applications for up to $200,000 CalMoneySmart Grants
The DFPI is now accepting applications for its CalMoneySmart Grant Program, which will award a total of $2 million this year to nonprofits providing free financial empowerment programs for unbanked and underbanked consumers in California.
As part of a nationwide effort, the DFPI, in partnership with the federal Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and 26 other state regulators, filed a federal lawsuit against a precious metals dealer and its owner for perpetrating a $68 million fraudulent scheme that targeted the elderly.
Los Angeles-based Rent-to-Own Furniture Startup Agrees to Refund Overcharges and Comply with Consumer Protection Laws
In its first action against a rent-to-own firm violating the California Consumer Financial Protection Law (CCFPL), the DFPI today finalized a settlement with Los Angeles-based rent-to-own furniture provider Fernished, Inc., doing business as Fernish.
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The Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) has been notified that Moneydart Global Services Inc. has voluntarily suspended all money transmission operations in California effective December 15, 2020, through September 30, 2022.
Scesi.com (formerly SCinvesting.com) is Fraudulently Posing as California-licensed, Broker-Dealer Seedchange Execution Services Inc.
The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) has received information that the website Scesi.com (formerly SCinvesting.com) is marketing itself as …
The California Department of Financial Protection and Innovation (DFPI) has been notified that an entity is using an unofficial form, designed to appear as a legitimate escrow form, to pose as the DFPI to collect an individual’s information and payment.
The DFPI has received information that the company M-Financial Group, LLC is fraudulently marketing itself as a finance lender in California.
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