Washington State Department of Financial Institutions

Avoiding Business Opportunity Fraud

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For Help or More Information

If you want to check to see if a business opportunity is registered or has any complaints filed against it in the state of Washington, or you wish to file a complaint call or write:

The Department of Financial Institutions
Securities Division
PO Box 41200
Olympia, WA 98504-1200
360-902-8760 or 1-877-RING DFI (1-877-746-4334)

You may also file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). To do so, write to:

Division of Marketing Practices
Federal Trade Commission
Washington DC 20580

Visit the FTC's Web Site at www.ftc.gov