Green Gate Services LLC –

Green Gate Services LLC
Unlicensed Payday Loans

August 21, 2014consumer alert

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) has received complaints against Green Gate Services LLC (Green Gate) It appears that Green Gate Services LLC is operating as an online tribal payday lender. Green Gate claims to be owned by the Big Lagoon Rancheria, a federally recognized Indian tribe exercising its sovereign immunity. Green Gate asserts that it is subject to regulation only by the United States Government.

Green Gate is not licensed by DFI. Green Gate is not registered to conduct business in Washington State by the Department of Licensing, the Department of Revenue, or the Secretary of State. Washington State residents are advised that state law provides in RCW 31.45.105(1)(d) and (3) that a small loan made by an unlicensed entity to a person physically located in Washington State is uncollectible and unenforceable in Washington State.

Green Gate operates a website at It lists its phone number as 866-266-9136 and its address as 600 “F” Street, Suite 3 #721, Arcata, CA 95521.

If you have a complaint against Green Gate, you can mail it its tribal regulator:

Big Lagoon Tribal Financial Services Regulatory Authority
PO Box 3060
Trinidad, CA 95570

Verify License

DFI strongly recommends that consumers deal only with those lenders that are properly licensed to conduct business. Consumers can determine whether lenders are properly licensed using the “Verify a License” feature on the DFI’s website at

Payday Loan Debt Collection Laws

Collection activities are subject to the federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Therefore, if you have questions regarding debt collection laws please contact the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-FTC HELP, or online at

Debt collectors cannot state or imply that failure to pay a debt is a crime. They cannot call before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m. They cannot harass or abuse consumers, or contact consumers’ places of employment.

Report Fraud

Washington State residents, if you are suspicious of unlicensed activity by a payday lender please contact the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions at 1-877-RING-DFI (746-4334), or online at

If you live in another state, find your state regulator.

If you feel you have been the victim of a loan scam please contact the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-FTC-HELP (382-4357) or online at; or contact the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (855) 411-CFPB or online at Because the scammers have access to bank account information and social security numbers, victims should consider themselves victims of identity theft and take appropriate precautions. The Federal Trade Commission has information for victims of identity theft available online at

If you feel you have been the victim of a loan scam involving the Internet please contact the Internet Crime Complaint Center online at

If you feel you have been the victim of a loan scam and are concerned about your personal financial information, contact your banking institution, and the three major credit bureaus.

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Admin Name: Kyle Rocheleau
Admin Organization: Privacy Hero Inc.
Admin Street: Port St. Charles Unit 308
Admin City: St. Peter
Admin State/Province:
Admin Postal Code: BB26013
Admin Country: BB
Admin Phone: +1.866-620-7111
Admin Email:
(971) 202-4916

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Registrant Name: Kyle Rocheleau
Registrant Organization: Privacy Hero Inc.
Registrant Street: Port St. Charles Unit 308
Registrant City: St. Peter
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Registrant Country: BB
Registrant Phone: +1.866-620-7111
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Admin Name: Kyle Rocheleau
Admin Organization: Privacy Hero Inc.
Admin Street: Port St. Charles Unit 308
Admin City: St. Peter
Admin State/Province:
Admin Postal Code: BB26013
Admin Country: BB
Admin Phone: +1.866-620-7111
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The bbb have listed the address as in Riverton, UT.

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12760 Park Avenue PO Box 1610
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It is reported that the operator(s) uses  aliases company and sites

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TrustLink was originally founded by the Better Business Bureau in 2008 to provide a forum for consumer complaints and compliments regarding the service companies they’ve employed. The site was launched in 2010 and in less than a year became the most popular rating site in Southern California for Home Improvement, Professional Services, Retail and Web-based businesses. Based on TrustLink’s rapid acceptance, it’s clear both consumers and service businesses value a trusted system for interaction and reviews.

The WhoIs Registry below shows the domain is registered to one Paul Miller whose email address

The phone number (408) 892-6240 listed on the WhoIs belongs to Gina Funaro – email: and she has a Facebook page.

It is our opinion that Mr. Paul Miller or Ms. Gina Funaro are employee of the Better Business Bureau of Southern California dba  Business Consumer Alliance company if one exists and they and their employees are responsible for altering, manipulating and deleting comments and posts on the Better Business Bureau websites.

Objective Observation: Ms. Gina Funaro may be on the Editorial or Reviewing Staff of the Business Better Bureau or

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Expiration Date:30-Jul-2015 17:37:21 UTC
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Cambridge Media Series, LLC

1521 Alton Road, #488
Miami Beach, FL
(888) 242-8786

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