The Department of Banking News Bulletin
Bulletin # 3011 - Week Ending November 5, 2021
This Bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications. Any observations you may have are solicited. Any comments should be directed to Jorge L. Perez, Banking Commissioner. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten business days from the date of this bulletin.
STATE BANK ACTIVITY
Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires that certain applications for a branch or limited branch at which loans will be made address how the establishment of the branch will be consistent with safe and sound banking practices and promote the public convenience and advantage. Plans may be submitted when such applications are filed and any plans that are filed will be made available for public inspection and comment at the Department for a period of 30 days. Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Financial Institutions Division at (860) 240-8180.
DATE: November 3, 2021BANK: Thomaston Savings Bank, Thomaston
LOCATION: 2 South Main Street, Farmington, CT 06085
ACTIVITY-BRANCH TYPE: Approved to Establish Full Service Branch
CONSUMER CREDIT DIVISION ACTIVITY
On October 27, 2021, the Commissioner entered into a Consent Order with Peklava LLC d/b/a RateZip (NMLS # 1592292) (“Peklava”), New Canaan, Connecticut. The Consent Order was based on an investigation by the Consumer Credit Division. As a result of such investigation, the Commissioner alleged that Peklava failed to file with the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry a change of the address of its main office at least thirty (30) calendar days prior to such change and, in connection with such change, failed to provide a bond rider or endorsement, or addendum, as applicable, to the surety bond on file with the Commissioner, in violation of Section 36a-490(b)(2) of the Connecticut General Statutes. As part of the Consent Order, Peklava paid $500 as a civil penalty.
Dated: Tuesday, November 9, 2021