Wyoming :: Deceptive Business Filings

Wyoming is the latest state to be targeted by a corporate scam. Businesses across the state have received an official-looking form that appears to be an “Annual Minutes Disclosure Statement.” The misleading document insinuates that it must be completed and returned, along with a $125 fee, in order for the businesses to comply with state and national laws. If you receive such a solicitation you DO NOT need to mail it in or pay the $125 fee. The Wyoming Secretary of State-issued consumer alert makes it clear that the deceptive form is not from their office, and that annual minutes do not need to be filed.

Any business that receives a questionable form should contact the WY SOS office by emailing compliance@wyo.gov or by calling 307.777.7370.

To read the consumer alert in its entirety, go here. Below is an example of the deceptive form that businesses have been receiving.

Wyoming Deceptive Business Filings

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