Year 2001 Administrative Actions - April to June

Special Investigations Unit Year 2001

The following chart represents a summary of the administrative actions taken against insurance producers and insurance companies by the Division's Enforcement Section between April, 2001 and June, 2001. 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 Name Type of License Case No. Primary Allegation(s) Disposition Effective Date
Courtney, Michael Dorchester, MA Agent 3531 Misrepresentation on insurance license application Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease & Desist 4/3/2001
Carnevale, Anthony Springfield, MA Agent & Broker 3014A Misrepresentation on insurance license and insurance policy applications; failure to remit insurance premiums; failure to supervise employees; Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; $1,000 Fine 4/10/2001
Fiore, James W. Wilbraham, MA Agent & Broker 3014B Misrepresentation on insurance license and insurance policy applications; failure to remit insurance premiums; failure to supervise employees Settlement Agreement: $10,000 Fine; 3 Year License Revocation 4/10/2001
O'Neil, Matthew L. Canton, MA Agent 3472 Misrepresentation on insurance license application Settlement Agreement: $250 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 4/10/2001
Home Security of America, Inc. Madison, WI Unlicensed 3260 Selling home warranty contracts without proper authorization Settlement Agreement: $13,500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 4/13/2001
McCormack, Mary E. Ventura, CA Non-Resident Agent 3557 Misrepresentation on insurance license application Settlement Agreement: Cease & Desist 4/18/2001
Rudl, Greg Frank Richmond Heights, OH Non-Resident Agent 3492 Misrepresentation on insurance license application Settlement Agreement: $400 Fine; Cease & Desist 4/18/2001
Lemieux, Patrick J. dba Term Provider Portland, ME Non-Resident Agent 3227 Engaging in the business of insurance in a non-approved name Settlement Agreement: $1,500 Fiine; Cease & Desist 4/23/2001
Fidelity & Guaranty Insurance Company St. Paul, MN Property & Casualty Company 3600 Unauthorized sale of boiler & machinery coverage Settlement Agreement: $21,037.50 Fine; Cease & Desist 4/24/2001
Tello, James R. dba Metro Boston Women's Insurance Agency Somerville, MA Agent 3426B Engaging in the business of insurance in a non-approved name Settlement Agreement: $200 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 4/24/2001
McNeff, David J. Concord, MA Agent & Broker 2850 Misrepresentation in the sale of life insurance Settlement Agreement: 5 year license revocation; Cease & Desist 4/26/2001
Guappone, M. Dennis Medfield, MA Agent & Broker; Advisor 3583 Misrepresentation on insurance license applications Settlement Agreement; $10,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 4/27/2001
Southwick Insurance Agency Southwick, MA Agent & Broker 3485 Untrue, deceptive or misleading advertising Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/1/2001
Valley Forge Life Insurance Company Life Insurance Company 2751J Paying commission to an unlicensed entity Settlement Agreement: $11,600 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/2/2001
Massachusetts Insurance Agency, Inc. Somerville, MA Broker 3426A Untrue, deceptive or misleading advertising Settlement Agreement: $400 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/7/2001
Travelers Indemnity Company Hartford, CT Property & Casualty Company 3324 Paying commission to an unlicensed entity Settlement Agreement: $2,233 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/8/2001
The Gleason Agency, Inc. Johnstown, PA Unlicensed 3330B Engaging in the business of insurance without a license Settlement Agreement: $100 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/8/2001
Employers Mutual Casualty Company Des Moines, IA Property & Casualty Company 3322A Paying commission to unlicensed entities Settlement Agreement: $10,000 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 5/16/2001
Levitz, Howard B. Brookline, MA Agent & Broker 2576 Failure to Remit Premium Settlement Agreement: License Revocation; Disposition of all interests in any insurance business 5/24/2001
Kushnirsky, Alexander Woburn, MA Agent 3602 Misrepresentation on insurance license application Settlement Agreement: $250 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 5/29/2001
Security Insurance Company of Hartford Hartford, CT Property & Casualty Company 3330A Paying commission to unlicensed entity Settlement Agreement: $400 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/30/2001
American Bankers Insurance Co. of FL Miami, FL Property & Casualty Company 3357A Paying commission to unlicensed entity; Improper rating and misrepresentation of antique auto insurance policies; Settlement Agreement; $65,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 5/31/2001
Harding, Sunny-Brent Boston, MA Broker 3300 Misrepresentation on insurance license application Settlement Agreement: $750 Fine; Cease & Desist 6/4/2001
Taft, Patricia A. Worcester, MA Agent & Broker 2559 Conducting business in unlicensed name Settlement Agreement: $500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 6/5/2001
Berman Adjusters, Inc. Newton, MA Public Fire Loss Adjuster 3293 Doing business in an unlicensed name Settlement Agreement: $4,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 6/7/2001
Scioli, Robert W. Winchester, MA Agent & Broker 3578 Misrepresentation on insurance license applications; Failure to maintain trustworthiness & suitability for licensure Settlement Agreement: License Revocation; Disposition of all interests in any insurance business 6/20/2001
Corliss, Dean B. East Middlebury, VT Non-resident agent 3585A Misrepresentation in advertising Settlement Agreement: $3,000 Fine; Cease and Desist 6/26/2001
Boardman, Richard G.W. Cambridge, MA Agent 3360 Misrepresentation on insurance license applications Settlement Agreement: $1,500 Fine; Cease and Desist 6/26/2001

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