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State Issues Emergency Proclamation for Amalgamated Bank of Chicago on November 12, 2015.
With the Halloween season upon us, the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is reminding the public that purchasing colored contact lenses from anyone other than a licensed eye care professional or pharmacist is dangerous. In recent years, illegally-purchased colored contacts have flooded the retail market during Halloween and are most often found at malls, beauty supply stores and via online websites.
A bank in Sangamon County has advised that a fraudulent cashier’s check was presented for deposit. The Remitter was identified only as “Proceeds,” the payee as “Norvin Bowman,” and the amount was $2,000.