Pursuant to the Financial Institutions Code of Georgia, O.C.G.A. § 7-1-1 et seq., it is unlawful to conduct banking, trust, or credit union business in Georgia without an applicable charter. Further, it is unlawful to use the terms “bank,” “trust” or “credit union,” in any entity’s name without the permission of the Department pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 7-1-243. The publications in this section consist of Orders to Cease and Desist or Orders from the Superior Court issued to persons conducting unauthorized banking activity and/or using restricted terms without permission.
Please note that administrative action searches related to unlicensed mortgage, money service business, or installment lending activity must be conducted via NMLS Consumer Access at https://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/.
Orders issued to Unchartered Banks, Credit Unions, and Trust Companies