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Enforcement Actions - Financial Regulation

Enforcement actions are available below in Portable Document Format (PDF) for calendar years 2011 to the present (download Adobe Acrobat for free).

NOTE: To Search for an enforcement action for a specific individual or business entity, please enter the individual or business entity's name in the search field on the page that opens when you click on this link.

For Non-Depository Enforcement Actions:

If you wish to obtain a PDF copy of a non-depository enforcement action prior to calendar year 2011, please send an e-mail to legaladmin.dllr@maryland.gov. Any additional questions regarding a non-depository enforcement action listed below may be directed to legaladmin.dllr@maryland.gov.

NOTE: All respondents' names associated with a specific enforcement action may not appear in the chart on this page, however, all respondents' names are listed in the corresponding PDF order.

For Depository Enforcement Actions:

If you wish to obtain a PDF copy of a depository enforcement action prior to calendar year 2011, please send an e-mail to Deputy Commissioner Teresa Louro. Any additional questions regarding a depository enforcement action listed below may be directed to Deputy Commissioner Teresa Louro.

NOTE: Depository enforcement actions include actions against trust companies.

Non-Depository Enforcement Actions 2015
Date Type of Order Regulated Activity Case Name
12/21/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist and Order to Produce Collection Agency In the Matter of Zimmerman Young and Associates Inc. d/b/a Zimmerman Young LLC, Weinberg, Grace and Associates LLC and Kenneth W. Thomas (PDF)
12/4/2015 Amended Summary Order to Cease and Desist, Summary Suspension of Consumer Lender License, and Order to Produce Consumer Lending In the Matter of Roadrunner Title Pawn, LLC; Advanced EZ Cash, L.L.C., a/k/a Advanced EZ Cash, LLC a/k/a Advanced EZ Cash LLC; George T. Parker a/k/a Timothy Parker a/k/a Tim Parker; and Mandy Lynn Parker f/k/a Margaret Teresa Vick (PDF)
11/17/2015 Multi State Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Mortgage Lending In the Matter of Prospect Mortgage, LLC (PDF)
11/17/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of Sean Moore (PDF)
11/13/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist and Order to Produce Mortgage Assistance Relief Services and Mortgage Servicing In the Matter of Home Start Housing Center; Home Restoration Group; Default Department Services; Processing Services; Monica Chan; Linda Heiss; and Amber Yvonne Jackaway (PDF)
11/1/2015 Agreement and Consent Order Check Cashers In the Matter of Ace Cash Express, Inc. (PDF)
10/30/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of James E. Johnson (PDF)
10/26/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Collection Agency In the Matter of P.N. Financial, Inc., and Nelson Macwan (PDF)
9/8/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist and Order to Produce Collection Agency In the Matter of Johnson & Johnson Financial Services, LLC, Wasserman, Saul & Associates, Inc., Tiffany Carter, Tiffany Johnson, a/k/a Katherine Johnson, and Walter Point (PDF)
9/8/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist and Order to Produce Collection Agency In the Matter of Eisenburg, Whitman & Associates, LLC, Nathan P. Dixon and Kevin Dowd (PDF)
8/31/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Collection Agency In the Matter of DT Recovery, Inc., and Jennifer Ann Peterson (PDF)
8/12/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of John C. Heath, Attorney at Law LLC, a/k/a John C. Heath, Attorney at Law PLLC, d/b/a Lexington Law Firm; Lexington Law of Maryland, LLC; Holcombe & Straile, LLC; John C. Heath; and Craig L. Holcomb (PDF)
8/5/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of Choice Marketing Agency, LP d/b/a Making Home Affordable-Default Servicing, Choice Marketing Incorporated, Alan Jessie Chance and Blake William Benjamin (PDF)
7/20/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Collection Agency In the Matter of National Payment Relief, LLC d/b/a Mortgage Relief-National Loan Services, NPR Capital, LLC, Alberto Artasanchez, and Rosalie Bucci (PDF)
7/13/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Collection Agency In the Matter of Access Financial, LLC d/b/a www.alliancefundingllc.com, Access Financial Central, LLC d/b/a FastWire Cash and d/b/a www.fastwirecash.com, and Alliance Funding, LLC (PDF)
7/7/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of Joseph A. Gembala, III & Associates, Secure Property Solutions, LLC, Joseph A. Gembala, III, Michael J. Malone, and Ernesto Raniero (PDF)
5/29/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of Casey Strafaci and Joseph Miranda (PDF)
5/18/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of Choice 1 Mortgage Relief, LLC and Edward B. Tunick (PDF)
5/14/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Mortgage Lending In the Matter of Rose E. Travers and Margaret D. Travers (PDF)
5/1/2015 Summary Order to Cease and Desist, Summary Suspension of Collection Agency License, and Order to Produce Collection Agency In the Matter of DTRecovery LLC a/k/a DT Recovery, LLC, a/k/a Danes Towing and Recovery L.L.C., DT Recovery, Inc., Dane Justin Petrovic, and Jennifer Ann Peterson (PDF)
4/19/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist and Order to Produce Consumer Lending In the Matter of International Cash Advance d/b/a Magnum Cash Advance and d/b/a Magnum Funding (PDF)
4/10/2015 Amended Final Order to Cease and Desist and Rescission as to Respondents George Denikos, Jason Denikos, and Alan Sanders Credit Services Business In the Matter of Equity Recovery Services, LLC, The Malone Financial Group, LLC; Steven R. Forrest; Jesse Malone; George Denikos; Alan Sanders; Lena Patel a/k/a Lena Malone (PDF)
4/8/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of In the Matter of Jeffrey A. Lewiston (PDF)
4/8/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist and Order to Produce Credit Services Business In the Matter of Jeffrey A. Smith Law Group a/k/a JAS Law Group a/k/a JAS Legal Team, Jeffrey A. Smith and Kimberly McCarty (PDF)
3/9/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of Christopher Frisch (PDF)
3/4/2015 Settlement Agreement and Consent Order Consumer Lending In the Matter of RTMM Consulting, LLC d/b/a PayDayWiz.com, Richard Turasky, Jr., Joel Vetrono (PDF)
3/4/2015 Rescission of Summary Order to Cease and Desist As to Matthew Martorello and Joel Vetrono Consumer Lending In the Matter of RTMM Consulting, LLC d/b/a PayDayWiz.com, Richard Turasky, Jr., Joel Vetrono, and Matthew Martorello (PDF)
2/12/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of Diversified Real Estate Consultants, LLC, Diversified Real Estate Associates Management, Equity Recovery Services, Daniel J. De Pasquale and Jason M. Denikos (PDF)
2/12/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of MEAPEA Building Harmony, and Paul H. Allred (PDF)
2/5/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Collection Agency In the Matter of PRA Recovery a/k/a P.R. & Company a/k/a Nationwidecollection.net (PDF)
2/4/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of AA US Enterprises, LLC and Wanda E. Medina (PDF)
2/4/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Collection Agency In the Matter of Heinz Rockwell Dunn LLC, a/k/a Heinz, Rockwell, Dunn, LLC. a/k/a Heinz Rockwell LLC, and Jeremy S. Campbell (PDF)
2/3/2015 Final Order Credit Services Business In the Matter of Enrico Corporation and Kenneth J. Enrico (PDF)
1/26/2015 Rescission of Summary Order to Cease and Desist (as to one respondent) Credit Services Business In the Matter of Integris Support Services and Lucy Campbell (PDF)
1/21/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of William D. Goodrich, Attorney at Law a/k/a WDG, Attorney at Law and William D. Goodrich d/b/a The Apex Solution (PDF)
1/15/2015 Settlement Agreement Collection Agency In the Matter of Messerli & Kramer P.A. (PDF)
1/9/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Consumer Lending In the Matter of Greenpoint Capital; Tom E. Sims; Paul M. Chandler; Cris Walters; Rodney E. Bow; and Allan Prince (PDF)
1/7/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Collection Agency In the Matter of Portfolio Recovery Group (PDF)
1/6/2015 Final Order to Cease and Desist Credit Services Business In the Matter of U.S. Equity Solutions, LLC a/k/a LMS; Mortgage Rehabilitation, LLC; Brent McDonald; Rodney Scott Getlan; Chad Edwards; Jessica Wamsley; and Jerry Schlichtling (PDF)