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BikeCaffe Settles with California Commissioner for Selling Unregistered Franchises

California's Commissioner of Business Oversight reached a settlement with Ralph Massetti and his franchise development firm, The Franchise Builders, for selling BikeCaffe franchises on the internet that were not registered or exempt according to state franchise regulations. Founder Will Shakesheff, chief franchise operations officer, was also named in the state's action against the franchisor.

California Hits Conner Again with Desist Order, This Time with Tomii Massage Franchise

SACRAMENTO – Franchise consultant Christopher Conner is once again in trouble with California franchise regulators, and is currently bracing for the department's final judgment and penalties. While this is the state's second enforcement action against him and a client, the Commission is now seeking an injunctive order against Conner, stating he is a risk to prospective franchisees.