Georgia Department of Banking and Finance's Orders to Cease and Desist Issued to Evert Bice and James Schwartz Become Final

August 5, 2011


Atlanta, Georgia ~ On August 5, 2011, the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance’s (“Department’s”) Orders to Cease and Desist issued to Evert Bice of Ashtabula, Ohio, and James Schwartz of Medina, Ohio, became final. 

The Department issued the Orders to Cease and Desist to Evert Bice and James Schwartz when they owned and controlled Mortgage Now, Inc. (former licensee number 15583).

Pursuant to state law, the Department may revoke the license of a mortgage broker or mortgage lender licensed in Georgia that employs an individual against whom a final Order to Cease and Desist for these types of violations has been issued within the preceding five years. 

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Contact
Rod Carnes
Deputy Commissioner for Non-Depository Financial Institutions
Phone: (770) 986-1371
E-mail: rodc@dbf.state.ga.us

 The Department has regulatory and/or licensing authority over state-chartered banks, credit unions, trust companies, mortgage loan originators, mortgage brokers, mortgage lenders, mortgage processors, 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: http://dbf.georgia.gov/

 

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