North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper. File photo.
Raleigh -- A Michigan company has been ordered to stop sending deceptive mailings to North Carolina businesses.
The NC Attorney General's office found Corporate Records Service would send businesses a letter asking them to send $125 to comply with state law on taking and filing corporate minutes.
The letters instructed businesses to send their replies by Sept. 4 to an address in Raleigh. That address turned out to be a rented mailbox that received stacks of replies daily.
The AG's office said Corporate Records Service appears to have targeted businesses in several other states over the past year, including Texas, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Arizona, Delaware, Indiana, Illinois, Virginia, Michigan and Wisconsin.
For more information, visit the North Carolina Attorney General's website.