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2017 ENFORCEMENT ORDERS


 
NOTE:  All documents are in PDF format.
 
Gerard O’Neill d/b/a GJO Financial of Chalfont, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
MPower Financing, Public Benefit Corporation of Washington, DC, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
10/3/17
Leonard Ambrose IV (PDF)
Leonard Ambrose IV of Erie, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, agreed to a license suspension, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
10/2/17
Ace Cash Express (PDF)
Ace Cash Express of Irving, Texas, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Check Casher Licensing Act.
 
Arlene M. Neff d/b/a A. Neff Associates of Pittsburgh, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Vasari Energy, Inc., a Delaware corporation with an address in Irvine, Ca., and Michael Megarit have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Woodside Credit, LLC of Newport Beach, Ca., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Martin Auto Sales, Inc., of Pittsburgh, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
West End Auto Sales, Inc., of York, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
7/31/17
J&R Auto (PDF)
J&R Auto of Shippensburg, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Wiest Enterprises, Inc., of Mechanicsburg, Pa. and Carlisle, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
7/24/17
Austin R. Dutton (PDF)
Austin R. Dutton, of Doylestown, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Rain or Schine Towing, of Bradford, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay an examination invoice and administrative fee invoices for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Karns Performance LLC, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Newbridge Securities Corporation, of Boca Raton, FL, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
7/11/17
Friends Automotive, Inc., of Carlisle, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Contour Mortgage Corporation of Garden City, NY, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
7/6/17
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.
 
6/22/17
Allen Ezard (PDF)
Allen Ezard of Mohnton, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act and the Loan Interest and Protection Law.
 
6/19/17
MiLend, Inc. (PDF)
MiLend, 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 Discount Company Act.
 
Harbold’s Garage & Trailer Sales, Inc., of Dover, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
RedBrick Financial Group of West Des Moines, Ia., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
Save More Market 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.
 
Dan Sprankle’s Auto Outlet, LLC of Tyrone, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Emma Autotags Multiservice 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.
 
The department has barred Peter L. Workman, Financial Triumph Associates, and Peter L. Workman d/b/a Financial Triumph Associates of Harleysville, Pa., from engaging in the securities business in Pennsylvania and ordered payment of an administrative assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Personal Energy Finance, Inc., of San Diego, 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.
 
Sky Bridge Financial, LLC of McKinney, Tex., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Discount Company Act.
 
Economic Advantages Corporation of Woodstock, VT, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.
 
S.F. Ehrlich Associates, Inc., of Westfield, NJ, 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.
 
TRF Enterprise Fund, 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 Discount Company Act.
 
Rosenberg’s 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.
 
Obsidian Financial Services, Inc., of Melbourne, Fla., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Mortgage Licensing Act.
 
Eustace Oris Uku, and Exico, Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pa., have been barred from the securities business in Pennsylvania for five years, entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, and will take corrective actions for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
 
Private Advisor Group, LLC of Morristown, NJ, 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.
 
Robert Cline d/b/a Cline’s Auto Sales of North Huntington, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
East Coast Cash for Gold 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.
 
Woodbridge Structured Funding, LLC of Sherman Oaks, Ca., 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.
 
Premier Innovations Group, Inc. and Clique Vodka Limited, of Pittsburgh, Pa., and Hubbard, Ohio, and Noah Cohen have been barred from the securities business in Pennsylvania for 10 years, entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will take corrective actions, and pay an assessment for violations of the Pennsylvania Securities Act of 1972.
  
Elish & Elish, Inc. d/b/a Peter Elish Investments Securities of Canonsburg, 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.
 
Yapstone Holdings, Inc. and Yapstone, Inc., Delaware corporations located in Walnut Creek, Ca., have entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Money Transmitter Act.
 
2/24/17
Auto Junction, Inc. (PDF)
Auto Junction, Inc., of Bradford, Pa., has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Western Funding Incorporated of Las Vegas, NV, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
2/9/17
AGCO Finance LLC (PDF)
AGCO Finance LLC of Johnston, IA, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
2/9/17
DLL Finance LLC (PDF)
DLL Finance LLC of Johnston, IA, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
Mahindra Finance USA LLC of Johnston, IA, has entered into a Consent Agreement and Order, will pay a fine, and take corrective actions for violations of the Consumer Credit Code.
 
2/8/17
Key Funding, LLC (PDF)
Key Funding, 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.