Scams Business Services

Illinois Council For Corporations

WARNING! A non-governmental firm called "Illinois Council For Corporations” is contacting Illinois businesses in an attempt to collect a $150 fee for a form entitled “Annual Records Solicitation Form”. Please be aware that corporations are NOT required by law to file this form. THIS IS A SCAM! It is recommended that business organizations in Illinois ignore this solicitation and do NOT reply to this solicitation.

IL Certificate Service

WARNING! A non-governmental firm called "IL Certificate Service" is contacting Illinois businesses in an attempt to collect an $87 fee for a form entitled a "Certificate of Status". Please be aware that corporations, LLC's and other business organizations in Illinois are NOT required by law to obtain said "Certificate of Status". THIS IS A SCAM! It is recommended that business organizations in Illinois ignore this solicitation and do NOT reply to the solicitation. If a business organization requires a certificate of status, also known as a certificate of good standing, it can be obtained from this website for a fee of $25 for corporations and LLC's and $5 for not-for-profit corporations.

LLCS-Labor Law Posters

WARNING! A non-governmental firm called "LLCS” at 4200 Conestoga Dr. in Springfield, Illinois is contacting Illinois businesses in an attempt to collect a $94 fee for Labor Law Posters. THIS IS A SCAM! It is recommended that business organizations in Illinois ignore this solicitation and do NOT reply to this solicitation. Please visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s website regarding Labor Law Posters: https://www.dol.gov/general/topics/posters