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2016 ENFORCEMENT ORDERS


NOTE:  All documents are in PDF format.
 
David & Sons Auto Sales of Columbia, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Northeast Auto Care Inc. of Philadelphia, Pa. has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Cobble Creek Group, LLC d/b/a Cobble Creek Smoothie Café of Harrisburg, Pa., Robert L. Burns, and Jason C. Jean have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
11/28/16
William A. Weeks (PDF)
William A. Weeks of Pittsburgh, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
Barry D. Gibbs, GGH Group Holdings, Inc., and PlasTie, LLC of Pittsburgh, Pa., have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order and are permanently barred from engaging in the securities industry in Pennsylvania for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Priority Financial Services LLC of Owings Mills, Md., and Ervin Kowitz jointly and severally have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will surrender their mortgage licenses, pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
Chancellor Financial Group LP of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Lehman Capital Advisors, LLC and Sheldon Lehman have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
White & Red Auto Sales LLC of Coopersburg, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
The Department has ordered Tienda Mexicana, LLC of Avondale, Pa., to cease and desist from engaging in the check casher business and pay a fine for violations of the Check Casher Licensing Act.
 
Plateau Data Services, LLC of San Mateo, Calif., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
Smart Payment Plan, LLC of Austin, Tex., and Naples, Fla., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.
 
Fitzgerald Motors, Inc., of Chambersburg, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
The National Advocacy Group of Washington, DC, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Debt Settlement Services Act.
 
8/22/16
J&K Automotive LLC (PDF)
J&K Automotive LLC of York, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Metavante Payment Services, LLC of Milwaukee, Wisc., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.
 
Investors Capital Corp. of Lynnfield, Ma., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay investigative and legal costs and an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Edward D. Jones & Co., LP, with approximately 200 branch offices in Pennsylvania (including Indiana, Pa.), has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay investigative and legal costs and an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Dealer Funding LLC of Alpharetta, Ga., and Dealer Funding Trust 1 of Wilmington, De., have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC of Philadelphia, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay investigative and legal costs and an assessment for violations of the
Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Art’s Money Loan, Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order agreeing to surrender its license for alleged violations of the Pawnbrokers Licensing Act.
 
7/18/16
Golden Cousins Inc. (PDF)
Golden Cousins Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will cease offering pawn loans, pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Pawnbrokers Licensing Act.
 
Gordon Denlinger of Ephrata, Pa.; Anthony Hahn of East Earl, Pa.; Norman Hahn of East Earl, Pa.; Buchanan Capital LLC of Ephrata, Pa.; and Michael Bender of Ephrata, Pa., have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Universal Check Cashing Inc. of Philadelphia, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Check Casher Licensing Act.
 
DARBICO LLC of Darby, Pa., and Michael Teltser have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order for violations of the Check Casher Licensing Act. DARBICO’s license is revoked; both parties are prohibited from engaging in the check casher business in Pennsylvania for five years;  and DARBICO will pay customer restitution.
 
RenewFund Finance LLC of Oakland, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.

 
RenewFund Receivables Trust 2015-1 of Oakland, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
6/16/16
RenewFund SPV-I LLC  (PDF)
RenewFund SPV-I LLC of Oakland, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
Theia Receivables Funding LLC of Oakland, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
CircleBack Lending, Inc., of Boca Raton, Fla., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
River Wealth Advisors LLC of Harrisburg, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Big Mike’s Autorama LLC of North Versailles, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
S.D.A. of America, Inc. of Atlanta, Ga., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
The Department has ordered Gold Goat Energy Products and William Lewis of New Kensington, Pa., to cease and desist from offering and selling shares of membership in Gold Goat in Pennsylvania for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
5/12/16
Bryan Funding, Inc. (PDF)
Bryan Funding, Inc. of Canonsburg, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.

 

5/12/16
DebtPay Gateway, Inc. (PDF)

DebtPay Gateway, Inc. of Cardiff, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.

 
Zhy Auto Outlet, LLC of Lancaster, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Mahoning Consumer Discount Company of New Castle, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
4/15/16
HSI USA Inc. (PDF)
HSI USA Inc., of San Francisco, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.
 
Tom Masano Premium Imports, Inc. of Reading, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
The Department has ordered Muya Pawns & International Market, Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pa., to cease and desist from marketing and making pawn loans in Pennsylvania, and take corrective actions, for violations of the Pawnbrokers License Act.
 
Norristown Thriftway Inc., of Norristown, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Check Casher Licensing Act.
 
The Department has suspended the mortgage broker license of Hansen Financial Services, Inc., of Philadelphia, Pa., and ordered the company to cease and desist from engaging in the mortgage business in Pennsylvania, and pay a fine for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act. UPDATE: Effective April 4, 2016, the Department reinstated the mortgage broker license of Hansen Financial Services after Hansen Financial complied with the terms of this suspension order and paid in full the fine imposed for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
2/22/16
Addison Capital Co.  (PDF)
Addison Capital Co. of Philadelphia, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
2/17/16
Miracle Motors, Inc.  (PDF)
Miracle Motors, Inc., of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
Miracle Money, Inc. d/b/a CNAC in three Pennsylvania locations – Hanover Township, Reading, and Emmaus -- has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Mark Brannigan of Littleton, Co., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay the department’s investigative costs for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972. The Summary Order against Mark Brannigan is hereby rescinded prospectively.
 
Brandon C. Dalusio d/b/a Cross Roads Auto Sales of West Chester, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
1/29/16
Amanda Marie Tuttle  (PDF)
Amanda Marie Tuttle of Erie, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, agreed to a suspension of her mortgage originator license, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
The Department has ordered Peter L. Workman, Financial Triumph Associates, and Peter L. Workman d/b/a Financial Triumph Associates of Harleysville, Pa., to cease and desist from transacting business as an investment adviser and/or investment adviser representative in Pennsylvania for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
1/27/16
XXX Kar Mart  (PDF)
XXX Kar Mart of York, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, has credited or made refunds to customers, and will take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
1/22/16
Commonwealth Court decision granting the department’s petition to enforce its June 24, 2015 order.
 
1/20/16
MGE Mortgage Corporation  (PDF)
MGE Mortgage Corporation of Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
1/19/16
LeBoeuf Auto Sales, LLC  (PDF)
LeBoeuf Auto Sales, LLC of Waterford, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Allegheny Ford Truck Sales Co. of Pittsburgh, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
MLD Mortgage, Inc. d/b/a The Money Store of Florham, NJ, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
1/7/16
Tech Friends, Inc.  (PDF)
Tech Friends, Inc., of Jonesboro, Ark., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.
 
Ronald Richard Camirand and Ron Camirand & Associates, LLC of Gibsonia, Pa., have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, are barred from engaging in specified securities activities in Pennsylvania, will take corrective actions, and pay the department’s investigative costs for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.