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2015

NOTICE OF RULEMAKING HEARING NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE

Notice is hereby given that the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance will hold a rulemaking hearing on January 7, 2016, commencing at 9:30 a.m., at the offices of the Department of Banking and Finance, 1526 K Street, Suite 300, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508.

The purpose of the hearing is to take testimony and evidence concerning the following changes to the Rules and Regulations of the Department:
1) The proposed revision of Title 48, Chapter 1.
2) The proposed adoption of new Title 48, Chapter 38.
3) The proposed adoption of new Title 48, Chapter 39.
4) The proposed adoption of new Title 48, Chapter 40.
5) The proposed adoption of new Title 48, Chapter 41.
6) The proposed adoption of new Title 48, Chapter 42.
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NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE WARNS CONSUMERS TO BEWARE OF SCAM INVOLVING OLD AND NON-EXISTING DEBTS

The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance is warning residents to beware of a currently popular debt collection scam in which individuals call people to demand payment of an old “payday loan” and then threaten them with possible arrest or court action if they do not immediately send payment.
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NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF BANKING AND FINANCE, INVESTOR PROTECTION INSTITUTE TO OFFER $1,000 PRIZE IN “DASH FOR THE STASH” FINANCIAL LITERACY PUSH IN LIBRARIES

Public libraries and other institutions in Nebraska will participate in the DASH for the STASH investor education/protection program and contest taking place April 15-May 15, 2015 as part of Financial Literacy Month. Research shows that the four focuses of DASH for the STASH – financial fraud, building a nest egg, selecting financial advisers, and the cost of investment fees – are all topics about which many investors need to learn more.
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2013

Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance Warns About Online Escrow Company
Lincoln, Neb., June 3, 2013 – The Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance is warning Nebraska residents about an internet-based escrow company. Lincoln Closing and Escrow Services (“LCE”) claims to be based at 1248 “O” Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. The Department has determined that no such company is located at that location.

LCE claimed to be a licensed money transmitter and provided the consumer with a copy of a Sale of Checks and Funds Transmission license allegedly issued to it by the Nebraska Department of Banking and Finance. The license stated that LCE was a trade name of Skrill USA, Inc. (“Skrill”), a legitimate, licensed money transmitter. The license provided to the consumer was fraudulent. LCE is not licensed by the Department, nor is it affiliated with Skrill or any other licensed money transmitter
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