New York State
Insurance Department


ISSUED: 11/25/2002

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NEW YORK STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT TAKES DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS AGAINST COMPANIES, AGENTS, BROKERS & ADJUSTERS

          The New York State Insurance Department has taken disciplinary action against the following licensees. Those categorized as stipulations have been agreed to by the licensee. Department actions that result from Department hearings are subject to judicial review and possible stay of enforcement.

INSURANCE COMPANIES

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Acadia Insurance Company One Acadia Commons
Westbrook, ME
$12,050 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Admiral Indemnity Company 3 University Place
Hackensack, NJ
$15,750 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Alea North American Insurance Company
(Formerly known as Seven Hills Insurance Company)
580 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH
$6,050 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
American Alternative Insurance Corporation 555 College Rd East
Princeton, NJ
$28,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
American Automobile Insurance Company 777 San Marin Drive, A26
Novato, CA
$5,900 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
American Casualty Company of Reading, Pennsylvania CNA Plaza – 38 South
Chicago, IL
$10,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
American Country Insurance Company 222 N. LaSalle, Suite 1600
Chicago, IL
$15,100 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
American Insurance Company 777 San Marin Drive, A26
Novato, CA
$5,900 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Amerisure Insurance Company 26777 Halsted Road
PO Box 2060
Farmington Hills, MI
$8,450 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Amerisure Mutual Insurance Company 26777 Halsted Road
PO Box 2060
Farmington Hills, MI
$8,450 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
AMEX Assurance Company 1400 Lombardi Avenue
Green Bay, WI
$39,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Argonaut Insurance Company 250 Middlefield Road
Menlo Park, CA
$10,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Associated Indemnity Corporation 777 San Marin Drive
Novato, CA
$14,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Blue Ridge Indemnity Company One General Drive Avenue
Sun Prarie, WI
$38,200 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Blue Ridge Insurance Company Same as above $38,200 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Buckeye Union Insurance Company CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$12,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Carolina Casualty Insurance Company 8381 Dix Ellis Trail, Ste. 400
Jacksonville, FL
$12,050 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
CitiCapital Insurance Company
(Formerly Associates Insurance Company)
125 Broad Street
New York, NY
$17,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Clarendon National Insurance Company 1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY
$39,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Connecticut Indemnity Company 9300 Arrowpoint Blvd.
PO Box 1000
Charlotte, NC
$7,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Continental Casualty Company CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$36,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Continental Insurance Company Same as above $36,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
DaimlerChrysler Insurance Company 27777 Franklin Road
Southfield, MI
$38,150 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Diamond State Insurance Company Three Bala Plaza East – Ste. 300
Bala Cynwyd, PA
$8,400 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Fire and Casualty Insurance Company of CT 9300 Arrowpoint Blvd.
PO Box 1000
Charlotte, NC
$7,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company 777 San Marin Drive, A26
Novato, CA
$44,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Fireman’s Insurance Company of Newark, New Jersey CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$12,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company of Wisconsin 777 San Marin Drive, A26
Novato, CA
$5,900 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Fidelity and Casualty Company of New York CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, Il
$10,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Foremost Insurance Company PO Box 2450
Grand Rapids, MI
$2,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Foremost Property and Casualty Insurance Company Same as above $2,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
General Security Insurance Company 199 Water Street
New York, NY
$10,850
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Lawsand 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
General Security Property and Casualty Insurance Company Same as above $10,850 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Glens Falls Insurance Company CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$12,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Great American Alliance Insurance Company 580 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH
$15,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Great American Contemporary Insurance Company Same as above $2,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Great American Insurance Company Same as above $7,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Great American Insurance Company of New York Same as above $7,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Greenwich Insurance Company 70 Seaview Avenue
Stamford, CT
$18,400 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Highland Insurance Company 1000 Lennox Road
Lawrenceville, NJ
$62,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Hudson Insurance Company 140 Broadway, 39th Floor
New York, NY
$8,950 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Merchants and Business Men’s Mutual Insurance Company 2201 North Front Street
Harrisburg, PA
$39,200 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Merastar Insurance Company 5600 Brainerd Road, Ste. 1A
Chattanooga, TN
$6,450 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Mutual Service Casualty Insurance Company PO Box 64035
St. Paul, MN
$28,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
National-Ben Franklin Insurance Company of Illinois CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$12,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
National Fire Insurance Company of Hartford Same as above $10,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
National General Insurance Company One GMAC Insurance Plaza
St. Louis, MO
$20, 300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
National Interstate Insurance Company 580 Walnut Street
Cincinnati, OH
$15,200 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
National Surety Corporation 777 San Marin Drive, A26
Novato, CA
$14,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Nationwide Assurance Company One Nationwide Plaza
Columbus, OH
$38,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Nationwide Mutual Fire Insurance Company Same as above $12,400 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company Same as above $38,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Nationwide Property and Casualty Insurance Company Same as above $12,400 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Northland Insurance Company 1295 Northland Drive
Mendota Heights, MN
$10, 500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
NOVA Casualty Insurance 180 Oak Street
Buffalo, NY
$2,400 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Paramount Insurance Company One Penn Plaza
New York, NY
$24,100 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association Insurance Company 380 Sentry Parkway
Blue Bell, PA
$8,850 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Pennsylvania Millers Insurance Company 72 North Franklin Street
PO Box P
Wilkes-Barre, PA
$17,400 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company One Bala Plaza, Ste. 100
Bala Cynwyd, PA
$5,200 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Potomac Insurance Company of Illinois One Beacon Street
Boston, MA
$1,500 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Public Service Mutual Insurance Company One Penn Plaza, Suite 3425
New York, NY
$24,100 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
QBE Insurance Corporation 88 Pine Street, 16th Fl.
New York, NY
$8,650 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Ranger Insurance Company 5205 N. O’Connor Blvd.
Ste. W528A
Irving, TX
$15,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Redland Insurance Company 222 South 15th
Suite 600 North
Omaha, NE
$13,550 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Republic Western Insurance Company 90 Park Avenue
New York, NY
$58,750 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
RLI Insurance Company 9025 N. Lindberg Drive
Peoria, IL
$24,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Security Insurance Company of Hartford 9300 Arrowpoint Blvd.
PO Box 1000
Charlotte, NC
$30,000 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Seneca Insurance Company 160 Water Street
New York, NY
$2,450 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Scottsdale Indemnity Company 8877 N. Gainey Center Drive
Scottsdale, AZ
$4,875 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Sorema Reinsurance Company 199 Water Street
New York, NY
$16,850 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Star Insurance Company 26600 Telegraph Road
Southfield, MI
$15,590 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
State-Wide Insurance Company 20 Main Street
Hempstead, NY
$33,000 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
T.H.E. Insurance Company 10451 Gulf Blvd.
Treasure Island, FL
$19,750 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
TIG Insurance Corporation 5205 N. O’Connor Blvd.
Ste. W528A
Irving, TX
$5,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
TIG Insurance Corporation of America Same as above $5,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
TIG Insurance Company of NY Same as above $5,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Company, LTD
(US Branch)
101 Park Avenue
New York, NY
$25,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Tower Insurance Company of New York 120 Broadway, 14th Fl.
New York, NY
$8,700 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Transcontinental Insurance Company CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$36,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Transguard Insurance Company of America, Inc. 215 W. Diehl Road
Naperville, IL
$17,550 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Transportation Insurance Company CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$36,600 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Truck Insurance Exchange 4680 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
$2,000 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
ULICO Casualty Company 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC
$8,650 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
United National Specialty Insurance Company Three Bala Plaza East, Ste. 300
Bala Cynwyd, PA
$16,700 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Utica First Insurance Company PO Box 851
Utica, NY
$1,250 fine
Respondent violated Section 3425 (f)(1) & (2) of the Insurance Law by exceeding the number of private passenger automobile non-renewals.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Valley Forge Insurance Company CNA Plaza, 38 South
Chicago, IL
$10,800 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Vanliner Insurance Company One Premier Drive
St. Louis, MO
$16,200 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Worldwide Direct Auto Insurance Company 580 Walnut Drive
Cincinnati, OH
$15,300 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
XL Specialty Insurance Company 70 Seaview Avenue
Stamford, CT
$8,250 fine
Respondent violated Section 317 of the Insurance Law and the reporting requirements of Article 6 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law and 15 NYCRR 34.5 by failing to successfully complete the initial load of automobile liability insurance data to DMV by September 12, 2000, and by failing to commence ongoing reporting of such data by September 13, 2000.

 

BROKER & AGENTS HEARINGS

Region: Nassau

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Arthur & Arthur, Ltd
and
Floyd L. Arthur
(Sublicensee)
306 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY
Same as above
License revoked

License revoked
Respondents were in violation of a prior Department stipulation by remitting only a premium deposit to a general agent despite having collected the full amount of premium. In addition, Respondent Floyd L. Arthur was convicted of a federal felony on a fraudulent insurance transaction. Respondents failed to cooperate with the Department.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Country Inn Insurance Agency, Inc.
and

Joseph F. Quinn
(Sublicensee)

185 Westbury Avenue
Carle Place, NY

107 Newport Street
Bayport, NY

License revoked


License revoked

On multiple occasions, Respondents violated the Insurance Law by collecting premium monies from their clients to obtain commercial insurance policies and failed to remit said money to the insurers. Respondents also received a net return premium check on a policy cancelled by a premium finance company for nonpayment of premium and failed to forward the check to the premium finance company.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Wayne F. Crowe
(Agent)
19 Vernon Avenue
Rockville Center, NY
License revoked
Respondent failed to timely procure automobile insurance by not remitting timely his client’s premium monies, thereby causing his client to be without coverage. Further, his client received insurance from an insurer different than the one indicated on the ID card Respondent provided and some of the premium monies received from the client were not remitted at all. Respondent also failed to refund unearned premium and unearned commissions to another insured. Respondent failed to respond to the Department’s investigatory letters.

 

Region: New York City

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Danny Aybar
(Broker)
3070 Hull Avenue
Apt. 2F
Bronx, NY
License revoked
Respondent issued a premium payment check that was dishonored by the bank upon which it was drawn and was not replaced. Respondent failed to respond to the Department’s investigory letters, and Respondent had previously been fined for submitting late applications to the New York Automobile Insurance Plan.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Michael A. Bamkole
(Agent)
805 St. Mark’s Avenue, #A34
Brooklyn, NY
$750 fine
Respondent failed to furnish to the Department requested documents that related to his bankruptcy.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Luis F. Cortes
(Broker)
54-14 73 Place Apt. 2F
Maspeth, NY
License revoked
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by issuing ten premium payment checks which were dishonored by the bank and which were not replaced. In addition, Respondent collected an automobile insurance premium deposit of $290 and failed to remit it to the insurer. Respondent failed to respond to the Department’s letters requesting information and requiring Respondent to appear at an audit.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Cale Englebright
(Agent)
166-77 Second Avenue
Whitestone, NY
$2,500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance law by failing to transmit premium payments to the insurance agency or the insurance company. Respondent did not furnish a substantive response to the Department’s investigatory letters.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Luis R. Garcia
(Broker)
9-15 Adrian Avenue
Apt. 6B
Bronx, NY
$1,000 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by issuing six insurance premium checks that became dishonored by the bank upon which drawn but were subsequently replaced.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Lawrence Gould
(Agent & Broker)
t/b/a
Gold International
55 Ellwood Street, 2A
New York, NY
License revoked
Respondent collected premium payments from clients for automobile insurance and failed to remit same to the MGA or the insurer.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Goodwill Brokerage Corp.
and
Saqib Khurshi
(Sublicensee)
t/b/a
Goodwill Consulting
2416 Steinway Street
Astoria, NY
Same as above


Same as above
License revoked

License revoked


License revoked
Respondents violated the Insurance Law on several different occasions by collecting premium monies from their clients for homeowner’s or automobile insurance policies and by failing to remit all or part of the money to the insurers. The Department wrote to Respondents requesting information and documentation showing that all premium monies were remitted and Respondents failed to reply to such letters.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Sunday O. Sokoya 122 Spartan Avenue
Staten Island, NY
License revoked
Respondent knowingly misrepresented the extent of automobile insurance coverage for three insureds to the lienholder, which was named as loss payee.

 

Region: Suffolk

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
BiCounty Brokerage South Inc.

BiCounty Brokerage Corp.,
and
Robert F. Kent
(Sublicensee)
116 West Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY
Same as above

Same as above
Licensed revoked

License revoked

License revoked
Respondents violated Insurance Law by submitting to the State Insurance Fund 43 applications that contained fraudulent statements regarding the occupations of the applicants.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Ernest W. D’Angleo
(Broker)
460 Old Town Road #28F
Pt. Jefferson Station, NY
$500 fine
Respondent collected $75 purportedly for a defensive driving course. However, Respondent could introduce no proof that the $75 was used to pay for the course. Respondent did not adequately account for the $75.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Evans Agency, Inc;
and

Sherry L. Evans
(Sublicensee)
2295 Middle Country Road
Centereach, NY

5 Trim Lane
Lake Grove, NY
License revoked


License revoked
Respondents violated the Insurance Law on several occasions when they collected premium monies from clients to obtain motor vehicle coverage and failed to remit the premiums to the insurers. Respondents failed to respond to any of the Department’s communications to respond to insured complaints.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
John F. Sakitis, Jr.
(Agent/Broker)
470 Sunrise Highway
West Babylon, NY
$1,000 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by untruthfully answering in the negative on two Applications to Renew his license when he was asked: "Since filing of your last Application …is there now pending against you any criminal action or have you been convicted in any criminal action?"

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Liberty Agency, Inc.
and
Jason Rose
(Sublicensee)
1280 Route 58
Riverhead, NY
Same as above
$250 fine
Respondents collected monies from an insured for automobile insurance and failed to properly account for the monies. The monies were not remitted to the insurer, and no service fee agreement was produced.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Pacific Brokerage, Inc.

and
Glenn P. Evans
(Sublicensee)
853-B Long Island Avenue
Deer Park, NY

Same as above
Licensed revoked


License revoked
Respondents violated the Insurance Law by collecting monies from clients for payments of premiums on motor vehicle policies and by failing to remit the monies to the insurer. Respondents failed to respond to the Department’s communications directing them to respond to complaints submitted by their clients,

 

Region: Westchester

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
William H. Goren
(Agent)
1 Croton Point Avenue
Croton on Hudson, NY
License revoked
Respondent, President of corporation functioning as a investment advisor, and President of a corporation function as a broker-dealer in securities, was convicted of two counts of violating 15 U.S.C.A. Section 78(b) for using a manipulative or deceptive device in connection with funds received for investments.

 

Region: Out of Town

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Lucy Agramonte
(Agent)
#48751-054 Federal Prison Camp
Route 37 Pembroke Station
Danbury, CT
License revoked
Respondent was convicted for violating 18.U.S.C.A Section 371 in connection with a conspiracy to avoid the Currency Transaction Report requirements of 31 U.S.C.A Section 5313. Respondent also collected money for an insured’s automobile insurance policy that she failed to remit to the insurer. Respondent issued 18 checks as payment for automobile insurance premiums that were dishonored by the bank. Some of the checks were not replaced.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Shelly N. Boyd
(Agent)
145 Liberty Street
Long Branch, NJ
License revoked
Respondent admitted in her license renewal application that there was a criminal action pending against her or that she was previously convicted of a crime, but she failed to submit the applicable court records that the application directed her to submit. Subsequent Departmental correspondence also requested the records to other information, but the Respondent failed to respond. Respondent also failed to respond to a request to appear at the Department.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Steven A. Ecker
(Agent)
220 S Hambden
Chardon, OH
License revoked
Respondent denied that he had been refused a license by a state agency in his license renewal application when in fact the Commissioner of Insurance of Wisconsin had refused Respondent’s agent’s license application because he was in arrears in paying a court-ordered child support obligation. The Department sent correspondence to Respondent requesting information before an appearance at the Department, but Respondent failed to respond.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Carolyn A. Hampton
(Agent)
40 Vreeland Avenue, Suite 106
Totowa, NJ
License revoked
Respondent took possession of her Aunt/client’s variable annuity withdrawal check in the amount of $3,000, forged the Aunt’s endorsement on the check, and cashed the check without the knowledge or consent of the Aunt. Respondent also attempted to withdraw an additional $500 from the Aunt's annuity account.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Arnold G. McClain
(Agent)
3912 East Antisdale Road
South Euclid, OH
License revoked
Respondent denied that he had been refused a license by a state agency in his license renewal application when in fact the Commissioner of Insurance of Wisconsin had refused Respondent’s agent’s license application because he was in arrears in paying a court-ordered child support obligation, said wrongful response intentional. The Department sent letters to Respondent requesting information but no such information was provided.

 

AGENTS & BROKERS STIPULATIONS

Region: Nassau

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
George-Scott G. Wafer
(Broker)
2095 Express Drive North
Hauppauge, NY
$1,250 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by aiding and abetting another individual to act as a broker without the benefit of a license and by conducting an insurance business under the name of an entity not known to or licensed by the Department.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Steven L. Gefter
(Broker)
3644 Franklin Street
Wantagh, NY
$1,000 fine
Respondent allowed another individual to act as an insurance broker without the benefit of a license.

 

Region: New York City

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
A-Empire Brokerage, Inc.

and
H&W Black Car, Taxi & Livery Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

and
Yonash E. Biedermann
(Sublicensee)
29-24 Hoyt Avenue South
Astoria, NY

Same as above



Same as above
$500 fine
Respondents violated the Insurance Law by failing to expeditiously return a premium deposit of $1,150 to their client. The deposit has been returned.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Josefa A. Alberti
(Broker)
579 57th Street
Brooklyn, NY
$1,000 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by issuing an insurance premium payment transmittal check that was dishonored by the bank upon which drawn but was subsequently replaced; and by commingling premium account by paying personal and business expenses with premium money.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Daniel E. Dominguez
(Broker)
1055 Grant Avenue
2nd Floor
New York, NY
$1,500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by violating the New York Automobile Insurance Plan rules, all such violations having since been corrected. In addition, he issued insurance premium transmittal checks that were dishonored by the bank upon which drawn but were subsequently replaced. Respondent commingled his premium account by paying personal expenses using premium monies.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
The Excaliber Insurance Agency
& Services, Inc.

and
Dayan Abraham
(Sublicensee)
205-02 Jamaica Avenue
Hollis, NY


Same as above
$1,500 fine
Respondents violated the Insurance Law by intentionally submitting automobile insurance applications to the insurer which underestimated the applicant’s premium.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
James Chen
(Broker)
35-29 149th Street
Flushing, NY
$1,250 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by issuing checks that were dishonored by the bank upon which drawn but that were subsequently replaced. Respondent also commingled his insurance premium accounts by paying personal and business expenses using premium monies. In addition, Respondent operated his insurance business under the name of an entity not known to or licensed by the Department.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Maritza Garcia
(Broker)
270 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY
$3,000 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by issuing insurance premium transmittal checks that were dishonored by the bank upon which drawn but that were subsequently replaced.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
No. 1 Insurance Brokerage, Inc.

and
May Sor Hiong Chean
(Sublicensee)
41-10A Main Street
Flushing, NY

Same as above
$1,000 fine
Respondents demonstrated untrustworthiness and/or incompetency and violated the Insurance Law in that their certification to write insurance for the New York Automobile Insurance Plan (Plan) was revoked based upon a finding that they had committed the following Plan violations: (a) issued an ID Card without submitting a corresponding application; (b) submitting deficient applications; and (c) committing Producer Performance violations.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Kingsley U. Osuji
(Broker)
c/o Citicorp Investment Services
1155 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to the question on his renewal application asking "Have you …ever…been insolvent or adjudged a bankrupt?", when in fact he had previously been adjudged a bankrupt.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Alex Stern
(Broker)
575 Grand Street
New York, NY
$2,000 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law in that his certification to write insurance for the New York Automobile Insurance Plan (‘Plan") was revoked for the following Plan violations: (a) submitting applications containing deficiencies; and (b) submitting producer performance standards violations. Respondent had previously been disciplined by the Department.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Pasquale A. Viggiano
(Agent and Broker)
150 31 Street
Brooklyn, NY
$750 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by issuing insurance premium checks that were dishonored by the bank upon which drawn but that were subsequently replaced and by commingling his insurance premium account by paying personal and business expenses using premium monies.

 

Region: Rochester

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
John A. Raulli
(Agent)
3700 East Avenue Ste. 5
Rochester, NY
$1,864 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law and Regulation 60 in that he sold two life policies to two individual insureds to replace existing life policies, but made written representations that the two replacement policies were not replacement policies.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Gerald B. Scaccia
(Independent Adjuster)
c/o Jimmy’s Sales Service
2871 Jones Bridge Road
Mt. Morris, NY
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law in that on his Application for Independent Adjuster’s License, Respondent answered in the negative in response to a question which asked whether he had ever been convicted in any criminal action, when in fact he had been convicted of criminal possession of stolen property.

 

Region: Suffolk

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
John Miranda
(Broker)
841 Wilson Blvd.
Central Islip, NY
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by failing on two applications to answer in the affirmative as to whether he had ever been convicted in any criminal action, when in fact he had been so convicted.

 

Region: Syracuse

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Ronald E. Judson
(Insurance Adjuster)
3227 Franklin Street
Auburn, NY
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to a question on his License Renewal Application which asked "Have you ever been convicted in any criminal action?" when in fact the Respondent was convicted of Menacing and of Petty Larceny.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
McNeil & Company, Inc.

and
Daniel F. McNeil
(Sublicensee)
20 Church Street
PO Box 5670
Cortland, NY
Same as above
$1,000 fine
Respondents violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative to a question on his license renewal applications regarding whether they had been fined by any state or government agency or authority since the filing of the previous applications, when in fact Respondents had previously signed a consent order with the Texas Department of Insurance regarding the sale of insurance without a license as managing general agents, and were ordered to pay a fine.

 

Region: Utica

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Wayne W. Frankey
(Agent)
9874 Sessions Road
New Hartford, NY
$1,500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law and Department Regulation 62 when in connection with 2 replacement Medicare Supplement polices that he sold, Respondent made written representations that he had reviewed the coverage provided by each policy and that the replacement policies were appropriate for the insureds, when in fact his representations were untrue and misleading in that the existing Medicare Supplemental policies provided benefits superior to those in the replacement policies.

 

Region: Westchester

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Eric C. Shepps
(Insurance Adjuster)
1 Summer Land Lane
Briarcliff Manor, NY
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to a question on his license application asking "… have you ever been convicted in any criminal action?", when in fact he had been convicted of crimes twice.

 

Region: Out of State

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Carl S. Denchy
(Agent)
c/o The Hartford
7350 Tilghman Street
Allentown, PA
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to a question on his original license application asking "Have you …ever…been insolvent or adjudged a bankrupt?" when in fact he had previously been adjudged a bankrupt.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Mark A. Keast
(Broker)
c/o Risk Placement Services, Inc;
125 S. Wacker Drive, Ste. 1320
Chicago, IL
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to a question on his original broker’s license application asking "Have you …been refused a license or had an existing one suspended or revoked by … any state or governmental agency…?" when in fact his State of Illinois insurance license had been voluntarily revoked for failing to purchase an insurance policy as his client directed.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Jose F. Marte
(Agent)
237 N. Central Avenue #211
Glendale, CA
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to a question on his insurance agent application asking "Have you …been…adjudged a bankrupt?" when in fact he had previously been adjudged a bankrupt.

 

LICENSEE ADDRESS PENALTY
Glenn Rafferzeder
(Agent)
1210 J Scott Ct.
Lakewood, NJ
$500 fine
Respondent violated the Insurance Law by answering in the negative in response to a question on his original license application asking "Have you …ever been…insolvent or adjudged a bankrupt?" when in fact he had previously been adjudged a bankrupt.

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