Safeguarding the financial health of Idahoans through the appropriate oversight of diverse financial institutions, the education and protection of consumers, and by fostering sensible innovation in the financial services market.
The Financial Institutions Bureau regulates, supervises and examines state-chartered commercial banks, savings banks, credit unions, bank holding companies, trust companies and business and industrial development corporations.
The Securities Bureau administers and enforces several consumer and business protection statutes.
Where individuals or entities violate these statutes, appropriate remedies are sought using statutory and administrative enforcement authority. The Bureau also provides assistance in criminal prosecutions when necessary.
On September 22, 2023, Ada County District Judge Lynn Norton issued a Decision on Judicial Review (Decision) that AFFIRMED all aspects of the final order issued by the Director of the Department of Finance against Wall & Associates, Inc. (Wall), a Virginia corporation.
The Idaho Department of Finance (IDOF) announced the membership of its Emerging Technology Advisory Committee (ETAC) today that will serve as the thought leadership and advisory arm of the IDOF’s Financial Innovation Lab (FIL).
The Idaho Department of Finance (IDOF) announced today that, in partnership with the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and 29 other state regulators, the parties have reached a settlement with precious metals dealer Safeguard Metals, LLC and Jeffrey Ikahn in a federal lawsuit filed in February 2022...
The Idaho Department of Finance and 43 other state agencies have reached settlements with ACI Payments, Inc., for erroneously initiating electronic transactions totaling $2.3 billion from the accounts of 480,000 mortgage-holders serviced by Mr. Cooper (formerly known as Nationstar Mortgage, LLC).
The Idaho Department of Finance (IDOF) is pleased to announce its Fraud and Senior Financial Exploitation and Prevention Roadshow, to provide education to Idaho’s seniors, and adult family members and caregivers who provide support to seniors and vulnerable adults.