Year 2004 Administrative Actions - April to June

Special Investigations Unit Year 2004

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, 2004 and June, 2004. 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
McDonald, Joseph F. & J.F.,
McDonald Insurance Agency, Inc.
East Weymouth, MA
Producer / Business Entity Producer 4630 Failure to Make Required Disclosure on license applications Settlement Agreement: $4,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 04/06/2004
Carriage Lane Insurance Agency, Inc.
Holbrook, MA
Business Entity Producer 4640A Sale of insurance while unlicensed or unappointed Settlement Agreement: $5,500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 04/20/2004
Perry, William F.
Falmouth, MA
Producer 4674 Misrepresentation in advertising Settlement Agreement: $750 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 04/20/2004
Manning, Herschell E.
Winter Park, FL
Non-Resident Producer 4494 Failure to Make Required Disclosure on license applications Settlement Agreement: $150 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 04/29/2004
Lemcke, Alfred M.
Boston, MA
Producer 4277 Failure to Maintain Trustworthiness & Suitability for licensure Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease & Desist; Disposition of all interests in insurance related businesses 05/03/2004
Grupposo, Vito B.
Berkeley Heights, NJ
Non-Resident Producer 4685 Failure to Remit Premium; Criminal theft convictions Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease & Desist; Disposition of all interests in insurance related businesses 05/06/2004
Watson Insurance Agency, Inc.
Manchester, NH
Non-Resident Business Entity Producer 4695A Placement of insurance coverage for MA insured with non-registered risk retention group. Settlement Agreement: $1,000 Administrative Assessment; $7,898 Restitution; Cease & Desist 05/10/2004
Association Insurance Brokerage, Inc.
Amherst, MA
Unlicensed 4085A Sale of insurance while unlicensed or unappointed Settlement Agreement: $2,500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 05/11/2004
New England Risk Specialists, Inc.
Boston, MA
Unlicensed 4625 Failure to timely renew surplus lines license; Sale of surplus lines coverage while unlicensed Settlement Agreement: $7,500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 05/12/2004
Montrond, Alcides
Weymouth, MA
Producer 4420 Failure to Make Required Disclosures on license applications Settlement Agreement: $9,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 05/21/2004
Holbrook Insurance Center, Inc.
Holbrook, MA
Producer 4640C Paying Commission to Unlicensed Entity Settlement Agreement: $500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 05/24/2004
Novak, Peter S.
Springfield, MA
Producer 4634 Conducting business in an unlicensed name Settlement Agreement: $200 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 05/24/2004
Boston Mutual Life Insurance Company
Canton, MA
Domestic Life, Accident & Health Company 4400 Unapproved interest payment on surplus note Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease & Desist 05/25/2004
Salhaney, Steven J.
Weymouth, MA
Producer 4628 Conducting business in an unlicensed name Settlement Agreement: Cease & Desist 06/01/2004
Smith, Daniel R.
Westborough, MA
Producer 4277 Failure to Make Required Disclosures on license applications Settlement Agreement; $1,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/01/2004
Wolpert, Michael A. Producer 4549 Misrepresentation Settlement Agreement: $1,000 Fine; Cease & Desist; Compliance Program 06/01/2004
Prevoir, Philip E.
Shirley, MA
Producer 4713B Failure to Make Required Disclosures on license applications Settlement Agreement: $3,500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 06/02/2004
Wadsworth, Eunice R.
Louisville, KY
Producer 4673 Failure to Make Required Disclosure on License Application Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease & Desist; Disposition of all interests in insurance related businesses 06/02/2004
William Murphy
Auburn, ME
Non-Resident Producer 3781 Placing health insurance business with unlicensed company Consent Agreement: $2,500 Fine; Cease & Desist; Restitution; Compliance Plan 06/02/2004
Felix, Fritz J.
Dorchester, MA
Producer 4571 Failure to supervise unlicensed employees of satellite office location Settlement Agreement: $3,500 Fine;Cease & Desist ; Compliance Program 06/03/2004
Shore, Wendy
Natick, MA
Producer 4235 Offering inducement to purchase insurance Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/03/2004
Gulf Underwriters Insurance Company
Hartford, CT
Surplus Lines Company 4306 Paying Commission to Unlicensed Entity Settlement Agreement: $500 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 06/03/2004
OneBeacon Insurance Company
Foxborough, MA
Domestic Property Casualty Company 3548 Use of unapproved form for insureds to request low mileage discount Settlement Agreement: $5,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/08/2004
McNamara, David W.
Cotuit, MA
Producer 3757 Placing health insurance business with unlicensed company Consent Order: $2,500 Fine; Cease & Desist; Restitution; Compliance Plan 06/08/2004
Hull and Company
St. Petersburg, FL
Non-Resident Business Entity Producer 4504 Unlicensed negotiation and sale of surplus lines policy; Failure to Pay Surplus Lines Tax Settlement Agreement: $1,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/08/2004
O'Loughlin, Jr., Michael T.
Sutton, MA
Producer 3895 Failure to Make Required Disclosures on license applications Consent Agreement: $1,000 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/09/2004
Anthony O. Harris Insurance Agency, Inc.
Boston, MA
Business Entity Producer 4437 Sale of insurance after license expiration Settlement Agreement: $600 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 06/10/2004
Maryland Casualty Company
Schaumburg, IL
Property Casualty Company 4506B Paying Commission to Unlicensed Entity Settlement Agreement: $100 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 06/14/2004
Farrell Financial Insurance Agency, Inc.
Taunton, MA
Business Entity Producer 4556B Paying Commission to Unlicensed Entity Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/14/2004
John J. Lawless Insurance Agency, Inc.
Hingham, MA
Business Entity Producer 4501 Unlicensed negotiation and sale of surplus lines policy Settlement Agreement: $100 Administrative Assessment; Cease and Desist 06/14/2004
Norwell, Peter T.
Walpole, MA
Producer 3759 Placing health insurance business with unlicensed company Consent Agreement: $5,000 Fine; Cease & Desist; Compliance Program; Restitution 06/16/2004
Metropolitan Property and Casualty Insurance Company
Warwick, RI
Property Casualty Company 4640B Paying Commission to Unlicensed Entity Settlement Agreement: $2,200 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 06/18/2004
White, Robert C.
Forestdale, MA
Producer 4703 Failure to Remit Premium Settlement Agreement: $1,500 Fine; Cease & Desist 06/22/2004
Tran Insurance Brokerage Agency, LLC
Dorchester, MA
Producer 4714 Use of unapproved auto insurance estimated quotation worksheet Settlement Agreement: $1,000 Administrative Assessment; Cease & Desist 06/30/2004
Carey, Thomas V.
Minooka, IL
Non-Resident Producer 4434 Misuse of employer business account funds; forgery Settlement Agreement: Permanent license revocation; Cease & Desist from all insurance activity 6/30/2004

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