The following chart represents a summary of the administrative actions taken against insurance producers and insurance companies by the Division's Enforcement Section between July, 2010 and September, 2010. If you require additional information concerning a particular administrative action, please send your request via e-mail to the Enforcement Email Address.

For each administrative action, please note the following definitions.
 
Licensee NameType of LicenseCase No.Primary Allegation(s)DispositionEffective Date
A.T. & M.R. Silva, Inc.

 
Producer

 

7266
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 

Settlement Agreement: $200 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/01/10
 
American Portfolios Financial Insurance Serv, Inc.
 

Producer

 
7382
 
Placed policies while unlicensed

 
Settlement Agreement: $1,825 fine, cease & desist from violations

 

07/01/10

 
Auchstetter, Kim A.
.
 
Producer
 
6372
 

Failed to timely report administrative action(s)

 

Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/26/10
 
AUI International, LLC
 

Producer
 

7053
 

Placed policies while unlicensed
 

Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/16/10
 
Boston Insurance Specialists, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7118
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $11,500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/10/10
 
Bowers, Jeffrey A.
 
Producer
 
7403
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s), failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $1,000 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/13/10
 
Bowers, Scipione and Phillips Insur. Agency, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7424
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $1,400 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/13/10
 
Byrne Bonding & Insurance, LLC
 
Producer
 
6628
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $1,100 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/23/10
 
Cooper, Paul R.
 
Producer
 
6583
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s)
 
Administrative Decision: License Revocation, $2,000 fine, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
08/20/10
 
Curtis, Jennifer Renee
 
Producer
 
7143
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/12/10
 
Edelman, Lester
 
Producer
 
7447
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $1,100 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/16/10
 
Edward J. McGrath Insurance Agency, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7419Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $5,000 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/05/10
 
Ellen L. Bohn Insurance, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7456Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $10,000 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/10/10
 
Ettorre, Roberto
 
Producer
 
6349
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s), failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Administrative Decision: License Revocation, $2,000 fine, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
06/04/09
 
Giamalva, Mark V.
 
Producer
 
6351
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: Cease & desist from violations
 
07/21/10
 
Giddings, Corby & Hynes, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7477
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $2,750 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/05/10
 
Global Inc.
 
Producer
 
7453
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $60 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/11/10
 
Great American Insurance Agency, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7077A
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $2,650 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/18/10
 
Harold L. Lee & Sons Insurance Services
 
Producer
 
7474
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $300 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/05/10
 
Hoffberger, Richard J.
 
Producer
 
7075
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: Cease & desist from violations
 
08/09/10
 
Insurezone.com of Texas
 
Producer
 
7410
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $400 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/18/10
 
Keller, Jeffrey Brian
 
Producer
 
6822
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/13/10
 
Kubota Tractor Acceptance Corporation
 
Producer
 
7411
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/12/10
 
Lamarre, Janet R.
 
Producer
 
7077B
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $3,200 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/18/10
 
Lanza, Matthew David
 
Producer
 
4782
 
Intentionally misrepresented the terms of an actual or proposed insurance contract, committed unfair trade practices or fraud, used fraudulent, coercive or dishonest practices, or demonstrated incompetence, untrustworthiness or financial irresponsibility in the conduct of business in the commonwealth or elsewhere, having an insurance producer license or its equivalent revoked in any other state
 
Settlement Agreement: License Revocation, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
07/09/10
 
Lebel/Lavigne & Deady Insurance Agency, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7216
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s), failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/29/10
 
Lefkovics, Mitchel L.
 
Reinsurance Intermediary Broker

 
7333
 
Placed accounts while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $1,400 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/13/10
 
Liberty Mutual Ins. Co.
 
Company
 
6485
 
Failed to provide an SR-22
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/06/10
 
M.J. Hackett Insurance Brokerage, Inc. & Hackett, Mary Jo
 
Producer
 
7027
 
Remitted premium on a policy with a check dishonored for insufficient funds which resulted in cancelation of the policy
 
Consent Agreement: License Revocation, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
08/13/10
 
Meritain Health, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7388
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/22/10
 
Mulvey, Thomas J.
 
Producer
 
7480
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $800 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/19/10
 
Nelson, James Bartlett
 
Producer
 
6926
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/03/10
 
Nunes, Glen S.
 
Producer
 
7214
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Consent Agreement: License Revocation, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
07/13/10
 
Owner Operator Services, Inc.
 
Producer
 
6432A
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/08/10
 
Perry, Alfred Manuel
 
Producer
 
6550
 
Failed to remit premium(s), overcharged premium, falsified certificate(s) of insurance, misappropriated return premium(s), misappropriated funds, forged client signature
 
License Denied
 
06/14/10
 
Planned Administrators, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7317
 
Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $750 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/22/10
 
Prime Pay Insurance Services, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7291
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $4,200 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/26/10
 
Professional Risk Solutions. LLC
 
Producer
 
7356
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $150 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/22/10
 
Reinhard, Craig Herbert
 
Producer
 
5672
 
Failed to maintain the standards of trustworthiness and competence
 
Settlement Agreement: License Revocation, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
09/29/10
 
Rogers Benefit Group
 
Producer
 
7445
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $5,000 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/22/10
 
Ross, George V., III
 
Producer
 
6957
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/28/09
 
Smith, Brenda Lee
 
Producer
 
6432B
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/03/10
 
Standridge, Steven Alan
 
Producer
 
7494
 
Revoked in resident state
 
Settlement Agreement: License Revocation, cease & desist from all insurance activity
 
08/31/10
 
Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Corp. of MA
 
Producer
 
7478
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $150 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/09/10
 
Structured Financial Associates, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7397
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $150 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/29/10
 
Swett & Crawford Insurance Agency of MA, Inc.
 
Producer
 
6787
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $8,000 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
07/21/10
 
The Bond Exchange and Insurance
 
Producer
 
6978
 
Placed bonds while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $350 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/19/10
 
Wachovia Insurance Agency, Inc.
 
Producer
 
6593
 
Failed to timely report administrative action(s)
 
Settlement Agreement: $500 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
09/29/10
 
Walker, Michael Christopher
 
Producer
 
6343
 
Failed to make required disclosure
 
Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/05/10
 
Yates & Associates, Inc.
 
Producer
 
7089
 
Placed policies while unlicensed
 
Settlement Agreement: $3,150 fine, cease & desist from violations
 
08/05/10
 
Young, Alfred W.
 

Producer

 

7398
 

Failed to make proper disclosure on licensing application(s)
 

Settlement Agreement: $250 fine, cease & desist from violations
 

07/28/10