HARRISBURG, Pa., April 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Banking and Securities is now using social media to help Pennsylvania consumers connect to information about financial services and news about the department. The three new tools include:
- PA Banking and Securities on Facebook: www.facebook.com/PABankingAndSecurities;
- @PADoBS on Twitter; and
- PA Banking and Securities on LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/pa-banking-and-securities
The department's Facebook and Twitter are intended to complement the department's website as well as provide consumers with links to financial services industry news and trends. The LinkedIn connects to job seekers interested in working for the department.
"One of Governor Tom Wolf's top priorities is creating a government that works," said Acting Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann. "By using social media, the Department of Banking and Securities is making itself more transparent and available to all Pennsylvanians."
More information about the Department of Banking and Securities is available at www.dobs.pa.gov. Consumers and investors can make inquiries or file a complaint against any company or individual regulated or licensed by the Department of Banking and Securities online or by calling 1-800-PA-BANKS (800-722-2657).
Editor's Note: The Department of Banking and Securities launched PA Investor Education on Facebook in 2013 to complement the department's Investor Education program: www.facebook.com/PAInvestorEducation.
MEDIA CONTACT: Ed Novak, 717-783-4721
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities