Georgia Department of Banking and Finance's Order to Cease and Desist Issued to Thomas Owen Craton Becomes Final

October 26, 2010

Atlanta, Georgia - On October 25, 2010, the Order to Cease and Desist issued by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance (“Department”) to Thomas Owen Craton of Woodstock, Georgia, became final.

The Order to Cease and Desist was issued by the Department after evidence was obtained showing that it was unlawful for Mr. Craton to be employed by a licensed Georgia residential mortgage broker or lender.

Rod Carnes
Deputy Commissioner for Non-Depository Financial Institutions
Phone: (770) 986-1371


The Department has regulatory and/or licensing authority over state-chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, mortgage brokers, mortgage lenders, mortgage processors, mortgage loan originators, check  cashers, sale of check companies, money transmitters, international banking organizations, and bank holding companies conducting business in Georgia.  Visit us on the Web at:

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