|March 11, 2013|
|Cease And Desist Order Sent To Square In Illinois|
|By Josh Wolford|
| Mobile payments startup Square has apparently run afoul of the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation.
In a cease and desist order sent to Square, the Illinois department says that Square is “engaged in the business of transmitting money in Illinois, as defined by the Act, without the required license.”
The “act” that they refer to is the state’s “Transmitters of Money Act,” which says that:
No person may engage in this State in the business of selling or issuing payment instruments, transmitting money, or exchanging, for compensation, payment instruments or money of the United States government or a foreign government to or from money of another government without first obtaining a license under this Act. [...]
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