1. Any title lender which fails, refuses or neglects to comply with sections 367.500 to 367.533, sections 408.551 to 408.557, sections 408.560 to 408.562, or any laws relating to title loans or commits any criminal act may have its license suspended or revoked by order of the director after a hearing before said director on an order of the director to show cause why such order of suspension or revocation should not be entered specifying the grounds therefor which shall be served on the title lender at least ten days prior to the hearing.
2. Whenever it shall appear to the director that any title lender is failing, refusing or neglecting to make a good faith effort to comply with the provisions of sections 367.500 to 367.533, or any laws relating to consumer loans, the director may issue an order to cease and desist which order may be enforceable by a civil penalty of not more than one thousand dollars per day for each day that the neglect, failure or refusal shall continue. The penalty shall be assessed and collected by the director. In determining the amount of the penalty, the director shall take into account the appropriateness of the penalty with respect to the gravity of the violation, the history of previous violations, and such other matters as justice may require.