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Who do I report a Loan Company to, who is making loans by false

advertising, possible usury of interest...
Who do I report a Loan Company to, who is making loans by false advertising, possible usury of interest, front end application fee being charged with no guarantee that you will get a loan commitment?

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Hello and thank you for contacting Just Answer. I am an expert here and I look forward to assisting you today. If at any point any of my answers aren’t clear please don’t hesitate to ask for clarification.

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What state are you in?

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You can report them to the Attorney General but your best bet is to start with the CA Dept of Business Oversight at http://www.dbo.ca.gov/

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That agency is the one that has the duty to regulate lenders in CA.

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OK, I will start with them and keep you posted when I gert a response.

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Best wishes to you on this and please don't forget to leave a Positive Rating (of course I’d suggest Excellent!) so I get credit for my work.

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