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Consumer Information

The N.C. Office of the Commissioner of Banks (NCCOB) is responsible for the chartering and regulation of North Carolina's state banks, trust companies, mortgage companies, as well as registration and licensing of various financial entities operating in North Carolina. If you have a complaint against an entity that NCCOB regulates, we can help facilitate communications between you and the licensee. Please note, however, that NCCOB does not provide legal advice or represent private citizens in any legal matter.

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  • Beware of common financial fraud schemes. Read the N.C. Attorney General's tips and the FBI's tips to learn how to protect yourself from consumer scams and frauds. Sign up for consumer alerts. Ensure that the company you are dealing with is licensed to do business in North Carolina. If you have questions, please contact our office or submit an online complaint.

  • Need help fighting a foreclosure in North Carolina? Visit for foreclosure assistance.

  • See the State Treasurer's helpful savings and financial tips for North Carolinians. Visit the Treasurer's Financial Resource Center to access these resources.

  • See the FDIC's online resources for consumers.


  • Seniors, beware of scammers involved in financial fraud. See Senior Fraud Alerts provided by the N.C. Senior Consumer Fraud Task Force for more information. The N.C. Office of the Commissioner of Banks is a proud member of the N.C. Senior Consumer Fraud Task Force.

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