The Division of Banking and Securities investigates complaints concerning
certain types of securities transactions and purchases. The division
enforces the Alaska Securities Act, which regulates the sale of securities
in this state and under this act, certain types of securities must be
registered before they are sold and requires the registration of those
Our mission is to enforce the securities laws of Alaska to protect investors
and to make sure the investment markets are fair and honest. By filing
a complaint you may alert us of violations, and we may therefore be able
to prevent others from being harmed.
The division does not have jurisdiction over all securities sales and
you may be required to pursue your remedies through other means. However,
we welcome you to tell us about your concerns so that it can be evaluated.
Investors should be aware of the following:
What should I do if I am concerned about an investment?
You may file a complaint with the section if you believe you:
A complaint should
give us all of the information you believe is important.
The division would find the following information useful:
To file a complaint with the division, you can fill out an Investment
Complaint Form and send it with copies of documents relating to
your investment using one of the following methods:
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
of Banking and Securities
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1850
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
FAX to: (907) 269-8146
EMAIL to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL us at (907) 269-8140 or toll-free at (888) 925-2521 and ask for
the Securities Section, although it may be necessary for you to mail
the supporting documents to the section.
What the Division of Banking and Securities does with your complaint
We will acknowledge receipt of your complaint by mail or by telephone.
If the division has jurisdiction in the matter, the division may open
an investigation. Investigations vary in length depending on the size
and complexity of the case.