Short-Term Loans and Student Loan Servicing

ORS 725A.054
Duty to report defalcation

  • audit


A director or officer of a licensee who has reason to believe that a defalcation has occurred at an office of the licensee shall report the defalcation to the local, state or federal law enforcement officer with jurisdiction.


A licensee, within five days after the discovery of a defalcation that occurs at an office of the licensee, shall notify the Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services. If the director instructs the licensee to do so, the licensee shall cause an audit to be made of the business of the licensed office where the defalcation occurred, in accordance with the director’s instructions.


The Director of the Department of Consumer and Business Services may report a defalcation to a federal, state or local law enforcement agency with jurisdiction if the licensee has not reported the defalcation in accordance with subsection (1) of this section. [2010 c.23 §16]


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Mar. 11, 2023