1. The attorney general or county attorney may conduct investigations within or outside this state to determine if any licensee, authorized delegate, money transmitter, or person engaged in a trade or business has failed to file a report required by this chapter or has engaged or is engaging in any act, practice, or transaction that constitutes a violation of this chapter.

Terms Used In Iowa Code 529.3

  • person: means individual, corporation, limited liability company, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership or association, or any other legal entity. See Iowa Code 4.1
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" may include the said district and territories. See Iowa Code 4.1
 2. Upon presentation of a subpoena from a prosecuting attorney, all licensees, authorized delegates, money transmitters, and financial institutions shall make their books and records available to the attorney general or county attorney or peace officer during normal business hours for inspection and examination in connection with an investigation pursuant to this section.