New York State
Insurance Department


ISSUED: 8/23/2001

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DEPARTMENT SPECIALISTS TO ATTEND 2001 NEW YORK STATE FAIR

             Superintendent of Insurance Gregory V. Serio today announced that Department specialists from the Consumer Services and Frauds Bureau will be staffing an information booth at the New York State Fair.

             The booth will be located in the Center of Progress building. The fair runs from Thursday, August 23 through Monday, September 3.

             The Department’s specialist will be in attendance to provide the public with an opportunity to ask questions concerning health, life, automobile and homeowners insurance, obtain publications and brochures, and submit consumer complaints. The booth will be equipped with computers for consumers to access and browse the Department’s Web site.

             In addition, investigators from the Department’s Frauds Bureau will also be on hand to educate the public on the latest our efforts to fight insurance fraud.


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