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    Private Detective or Investigator

    Agency: Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

    Contact the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Corporations, Securities, and Commercial Licensing Bureau at (517) 241-9288 for licensure information or visit our website at www.michigan.gov/commerciallicensing.

    Other Possible License(s):

    "Capital Finders" charge other companies a fee to locate sources of capital, investors. A license is required with the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS); 877-999-6442.

    "FHA Finders" locate people who are owed money by the FHA on mortgage insurance policies. There are several variations: (i.e.., dormant account finders, etc.). Individuals requiring more information about FHA requirements should contact FHA directly at: http://www.hud.gov/office/hsg/comp/refunds/index.cfm.

    "Investment Finders" is one who participates in the offer to sell, the sale or the purchase of securities or commodities by locating, introducing or referring potential purchasers or sellers. A license is required with the Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS); 877-999-6442. 

    Revised:  02/2014

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