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Consumer Alerts 2017

Holiday season brings increased cybersecurity risk

The California Department of Business Oversight would like to remind consumers that the holiday season brings a higher than normal risk when it comes to cybersecurity. With increases in online shopping and charitable giving during this time, criminals are...

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National Veterans and Military Family Month

November is “National Veterans and Military Family Month.” Since 1993, the month of November has been an opportunity to honor the commitment, sacrifice, dedication and service of military members and their families who give so much to the service of our...

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SAFE-BIDCO contact and claims information

On September 18, 2017, the Commissioner of Business Oversight took possession of the property and business of the State Assistance Fund for Enterprise, Business and Development Corporation, or SAFE-BIDCO, pursuant to Financial Code section 592. On the same...

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More than 15 million Californians affected by Equifax hack

Commissioner of Business Oversight Jan Lynn Owen today urged all Californians to check immediately and take protective measures if they are among those who personal information may have been compromised in the massive Equifax data breach. Equifax, a credit...

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