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Franchise Enforcement | 2000-2006

From: 1/1/2000   To: 12/31/2006


BARNMASTER INC Lic# UC0215446
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: LAKESIDE, CA
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing   
Signed: 3/8/2000
File # FR 9908063 DPK
Allegation:
Resp engaged in unregistered franchise activity in the offer and/or sale of franchises to MN residents.
 
JIMMYS PIZZA MN Lic# 3283
Against: Location: ,
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 3/10/2000 $1000 Fine
File # FR 9900647 DPK
Allegation:
Resp sold unregistered franchises in MN.
 
GREAT WESTERN BUS SVCS INC Lic# UC0232733
d/b/a GREAT WESTERN BUS SVCS INC
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: DALLAS, TX
Action: Order for Hrg/Statement of Charges   
Signed: 7/10/2000
File # FR 9907401 DPK
Allegation:
Allege Resp has offered and/or sold unregistered franchises or business opportunities in Minnesota.
 
GREAT WESTERN BUS SVCS INC Lic# UC0232733
d/b/a GREAT WESTERN BUS SVCS INC
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: DALLAS, TX
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 11/16/2000 $12000 Fine
File # FR 9907401 DPK
Allegation:
Allege resp. engaged in the solicitation of unregistered and non exempt franchises in MN.
 
IDENT-A-KID SERVICES OF AMERICA, INC. Lic# UC0261388
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
ROBERT KING Lic# UP0261389
Against: Unlicensed Person Location: ST. PETERSBURG, FL
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 3/14/2001 $2000 Fine
File # FR 2100203 SGC
Allegation:
Allege Resp. offer/sales of unregistered franchises to Minnesota residents.
 
PROHOME INCORPORATED Lic# UC0278613
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: WICHITA, KS
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 6/5/2001 $12000 Fine
File # FR 2101039 SGC
Allegation:
Allege Resp. willfully sold a franchise to Minnesota residents in 1995 without prior registration and willfully omitted to disclose the fast of unregistered sale in its 1997 registration application by filing ambiguous documents with the Commissioner
 
CINNABON,INC. Lic# UC0301299
d/b/a SEE FR2106786
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 11/19/2001 $30000 Fine
File # FR 2106786 SGC
Allegation:
Resp. allegedly sold unregistered franchises in MN.
 
BACK TO GOLF, INC. Lic# UC0301475
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: FRESNO, CA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 11/20/2001
File # FR 2107767 SGC
Allegation:
Resp. sold and unregistered franchise to MN resident.
 
FLOWERAMA OF AMERICA INC Lic# UC0309132
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: WATERLOO, IA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 1/16/2002 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2200317 DPK
Allegation:
Resp. during their registration application, disclosed the unregistered sale of 2 franchises in Minnesota.
 
GROUT DOCTOR GLOBAL FRANCHISE CORPORATION Lic# UC0315243
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 2/26/2002 $2000 Fine
File # FR 2200315 SGC
Allegation:
Resp. sold two unregistered franchises to a MN resident in 2001, Registration pending.
 
LEATHER MEDIC, INC. Lic# UC0317516
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: FORT MYERS, FL
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 3/12/2002 $4000 Fine
File # FR 2108582 LMD
Allegation:
Resp. offered or sold unregistered franchises in the State of Minnesota.
 
ROCCOS PIZZA Lic# UC0334052
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: OAKDALE, MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 6/25/2002 $2000 Fine
File # FR 2203750 DPK
Allegation:
Resp. offered and sold unregistered franchises to Minnesota residents.
 
WINDOWS AMERICA INC Lic# UC0352057
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: OAK ISLAND, NC
PAUL ADAMS Lic# UP0352061
Against: Unlicensed Person Location: OAK ISLAND, NC
JAMES WEST Lic# UP0352063
Against: Unlicensed Person Location: OAK ISLAND, NC
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing   
Signed: 10/11/2002
File # FR 2205400 DPK
Allegation:
Resp. engaged in the unregistered and non-exempt offer of franchises and failed to respond to Dept's request for information.
 
ROLY POLY FRANCHISE SYSTEMS, LLC Lic# UC0363067
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 12/24/2002 $3000 Fine
File # FR 2210522 SGC
Allegation:
Resp. sold master development franchise to a Minnesota resident prior to registration.
 
GREETING CARDS OF AMERICA, INC. Lic# UC0370394
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing   
Signed: 2/12/2003
File # FR 2209948 SGC
Allegation:
Respondent failed to respond to Commissioner's investigative order or otherwise demonstrate exemption to Minnesota Franchise Act and has sold an unregistered franchise in Minnesota.
 
IT FIGURES LTD CO Lic# UC0389187
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: OWASSO, OK
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 5/21/2003
File # FR 2207055 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchises to a Minnesota residents.
 
BAILINE SCANDINAVIA A/S Lic# UC0389189
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: MERCER ISLAND, WA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 6/19/2003
File # FR 2302628 DPK
Allegation:
Resp. engaged in the offer and sale of a franchise that was neither registered or exempt from registration to a MN resident rescission was paid.
 
CHANTICLEAR FRANCHISE SYSTEM LLC Lic# UC0417816
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: COON RAPIDS, MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 11/10/2003 $8000 Fine
File # FR 2308131 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered and non exempt franchises to Minnesota residents.
 
COMBINED RESOURCE SYSTEMS, INC. Lic# UC0418029
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
BARRY WISE Lic# UP0418027
Against: Unlicensed Person Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing   
Signed: 11/20/2003
File # FR 2304712 SGC
Allegation:
Respondents sold unregistered franchises (worm breeding contracts with buy-back provisions) to Minnesota residents.
 
DEALERVALET Lic# UC0420337
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: MINNETONKA, MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 12/9/2003
File # FR 2301832 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent engaged in the offer and sale of unregistered franchises.
 
PIZZA N PASTA INC Lic# UC0430591
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 2/2/2004 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2307877 SGC
Allegation:
Respondent sold an unregistered franchise in Minnesota.
 
NITE TIME DCOR, INC. Lic# UC0433016
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
CHRISTMAS DCOR, INC. Lic# UC0433017
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 2/19/2004 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2307168 SGC
Allegation:
Respondent sold an unregistered franchise to a Minnesota resident in 1997; Respondent admits nor denies allegation.
 
MARBLE SLAB CREAMERY INC Lic# UC0446334
d/b/a SEE FR2401882
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: , MN
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 5/4/2004
File # FR 2401882 SGC
Allegation:
Respondent sold an unregistered franchise to a Minnesota resident in 2003.
 
SOUTHWEST PUTTING GREEN TECHNOLOGIES INC Lic# UC0453798
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 6/2/2004 $1500 Fine
File # FR 2403050 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchises in Minnesota without have filed a registration statement with the Department.
 
INTA JUICE ENTERPRISES INC Lic# UC0481999
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: FORT COLLINS, CO
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 9/30/2004 $12000 Fine
File # FR 2407086 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent engaged in the offer and sale of unregistered franchises.
 
TAXBACK LLC Lic# UC0484456
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: GILBERT, AZ
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 10/25/2004 $4000 Fine
File # FR 2406555 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchises in Minnesota.
 
NAMG INC Lic# UC0487841
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: IRVINE, CA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 11/17/2004 $2000 Fine
File # FR 2405870 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchise to a Minnesota resident.
 
ALLIANCE COST CONTAINMENT LLC Lic# UC0490755
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: LOUISVILLE, KY
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 12/2/2004 $4000 Fine
File # FR 2407634 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchises in Minnesota.
 
ALLOY WHEEL REPAIR SPECIALIST INC Lic# UC0492268
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: NORCROSS, GA
WHEEL REPAIR SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL INC Lic# UC0492267
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: NORCROSS, GA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 12/2/2004 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2408104 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchises in Minnesota.
 
CHESTERS INTERNATIONAL LLC Lic# UC0492650
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: BIRMINGHAM, AL
GILES ENTERPRISES INC Lic# UC0492653
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: BIRMINGHAM, AL
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 12/2/2004 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2408441 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered an sold an unregistered an non exempt franchise to a Minnesota resident.
 
MICROBE GUARD INC Lic# UC20520639
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: MAPLE GROVE, MN
Lic# UC20520637
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: MAPLE GROVE, MN
Action: Other/Consent   
Signed: 4/1/2005 $4000 Fine
File # FR 2501360 BD
Allegation:
Respondent's predecssor company sold 4 unregistered franchises in Minnesota.
 
WILD NOODLES FRANCHISE COMPANY LLC Lic# UC20516598
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: SCOTTSDALE, AZ
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 4/20/2005 $4000 Fine
File # FR 2408396 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered & sold unregistered franchises to Minnesota resident.
 
MEDIA ARTS GROUP INC Lic# UC20516864
d/b/a THE THOMAS KINKADE COMPANY
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: MORGAN HILL, CA
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing   
Signed: 5/6/2005
File # FR 2406088 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered and non-exempt franchises in Minnesota.
 
SALSARITAS INC Lic# UC20529898
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: CHARLOTTE, NC
Action: Other/Consent   
Signed: 7/1/2005 $2000 Fine Consent/Other
File # FR 2502686 DPK
Allegation:
Respondent offered and sold unregistered franchises in Minnesota prior to having an effective registration. Respondent further failed to provide proper disclosures regarding financial information.
 
AMERICAN AUTO CONSULTANTS INC Lic# UC20533047
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: OVERLAND PARK, KS
Action: Cease & Desist/Hearing   
Signed: 7/1/2005
File # FR 2502792 BD
Allegation:
Respondent sold an unregistered franchise.
 
PRIDE OF THE CITY INC Lic# UC20539748
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: ATLANTA, GA
Lic# UC20539750
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: ATLANTA, GA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 9/7/2005
File # FR 2504163 DPK
Allegation:
Allege respondent and its affiliate offered and sold unregistered franchises in Minnesota.
 
WETZELS PRETZELS Lic# UC20545278
Against: Unlicensed Company Location:
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 9/30/2005 $4000 Fine
File # FR 2504361 BD
Allegation:
Allege respondent sold two unregistered franchises in Minnesota.
 
MEDIA ARTS GROUP INC Lic# UC20516864
d/b/a THE THOMAS KINKADE COMPANY
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: MORGAN HILL, CA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 11/22/2005
File # FR 2406088 DPK
Allegation:
Consent order agreed to after Cease & Desist order was issued based on unregistered non exempt offer/sale of franchise.
 
ENVIRIAN LLC Lic#
Against: Location:
Action: Other/Consent   
Signed: 1/11/2006
File # FR 2506817 DPK
Allegation:
Allege respondent engaged in the unregistered offer of a franchise to a Minnesota resident. Rescission offer required.
 
NATHANS FAMOUS SYSTEMS INC Lic# UC20594416
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: WESTBURY, NY
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 10/26/2006 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2605686 DPK
Allegation:
Allege respondent offered and sold 1 unregistered franchise to a Minnesota resident.
 
REGAL NAILS LLC Lic# UC20594914
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: BATON ROUGE, LA
Action: Other/Consent   
Signed: 12/12/2006 $6000 Fine
File # FR 2604619 DPK
Allegation:
Allege respondent offered and sold an unregistered and non exempt franchises in Minnesota.
 
CRACK TEAM USA INC Lic# UC20594882
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: ST LOUIS, MO
Action: Other/Consent   
Signed: 12/12/2006 $1000 Fine
File # FR 2605130 DPK
Allegation:
Allege respondent offered and sold an unregistered and non exempt franchise in Minnesota.
 
WE THE PEOPLE USA INC Lic# UC20596197
Against: Unlicensed Company Location: BERWYN, PA
Action: Cease & Desist/Consent   
Signed: 12/14/2006
File # FR 2507495 BD
Allegation:
Allege respondent, previous franchisor sold an unregistered franchise.