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All inquiries will be handled in as timely a manner as possible, but due to the large amount of correspondence we receive, please allow several days for a response.

If you are representing a business, we want you to be aware of deceptive solicitations being sent to many entities registered with the Secretary of State.

To learn more about these deceptive solicitations, please reference our Customer Alerts webpage at www.sos.ca.gov/business-programs/customer-alerts/alert-misleading-solicitations-certificate-status.

California businesses that receive one of these fraudulent solicitation letters or that have paid the company and received a fraudulent certificate should submit a written complaint along with the entire solicitation (including the solicitation letter, the outer and return envelopes, all related documents if available, and a copy of the fraudulent certificate) to the California Attorney General, Public Inquiry Unit, P.O. Box 944255, Sacramento, California 94244-2550. A complaint form, which can be completed online and printed to mail, is available on the California Attorney General's website at www.oag.ca.gov/consumers.

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