Year 2016 Administrative Actions

SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT – 2016

SPECIAL INVESTIGATIONS UNIT –  2016

Licensee Name

Type of License

Case No.

Primary Allegation(s)

Disposition

Effective Date

Amaral, Justin Producer 9133  Untrustworthiness; Failure to Report Administrative Action Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist 6/3/2016
Baltes, John Non-Resident Producer 8957  Untrustworthiness; Other State(s) Revocation Settlement Agreement: Permanent Revocation; Cease and Desist 8/11/2016
Blackman Insurance Agency Non-Resident Producer 9320  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: $100 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/28/2016

Burgos, Betsy

Producer

8891 

Failure to Report Administrative Action/Failure to Report Criminal Prosecution; Untrustworthiness

Hearing Officer Decision: $2,000 Fine; Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity; Cease and Desist From Violations  

1/7/2016

Burke, Eleanor Non-Resident Producer 9071  Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist 3/15/2016
Callander, Wade Producer 8955  Untrustworthiness Hearing Officer Decision: $1,600 fine; $765 Restitution; Cease and Desist 4/14/2016
Candebat, Brent Non-Resident Producer 9281  Misrepresentation on License Application; Trustworthiness Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/21/2016
Carter, Richard Non-Resident Producer 9287  Failure to Report Administrative Actions Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist 12/1/2016
Chao, Walter R. Non-Resident Producer 9172  Other State(s) Revocation; Failure to Report an Administrative Action Settlement Agreement:  Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist from All Massachusetts Insurance Activity 9/6/2016
Cohen, Hiram Non-Resident Producer 9227  Failure to Report an Administrative Action Settlement Agreement; Cease and Desist; $500 Fine. 5/25/2016
Cohen, Jeffrey Non-Resident Producer 9054  Violation of Insurance Laws; Untrustworthiness; Unfair Trade Practice or Fraud; Misappropriation of Funds; Felony Conviction; Other State(s) Revocation Hearing Officer Decision:
Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist from All Insurance Activity
7/15/2016
Diamond, Steve Resident Producer 9278  Trustworthiness; Violation of Insurance Laws; Misrepresentation Terms of an Insurance Contract; Unfair Trade Practice Settlement Agreement: Revocation; Cease and Desist 12/22/2016
Downey Insurance Agency Resident Producer 9211  Paying Commissions to Unlicensed Entity Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/19/2016
Draper, Robert Non-Resident Producer 9058  Violation of Insurance Laws; Intentional Misrepresentation of the Terms of an Insurance Contract; Untrustworthiness; Other State(s) Revocation; Failure to Report Administrative Action Hearing Officer Decision: Permanent License Revocation; $2,000 Fine; Cease and Desist 8/22/2016
Dunbar, De’Borah Non-Resident Producer 9089  Failure to Report Administrative Action; Violation of Insurance Laws; Untrustworthiness Hearing Office Decision: $8,000 fine; Revocation; Cease and Desist from Violations 4/27/2016
Durkin & Durkin (now known as Innovative Risk Solutions) Producer 9011  Violation of Insurance Laws; Misrepresentation of Insurance Contract Terms; Admission of Insurance Unfair Practice; Trustworthiness Settlement Agreement: $8,500 fine; Cease and Desist 7/18/2016
Eisenberg Associates Insurance Agency Producer 9317  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease and Desist 11/20/2016
Escobar, Jaclyn Producer 9339  Failure to Pay Licensing Fee Hearing Officer Decision: License Revocation 10/28/2016
Esco Insurance Agency, LLC Non-Resident Producer 9207  Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed Settlement Agreement: $3,000 fine; Cease and Desist from Violations 4/5/2016
Gadsden, Germone Non-Resident Insurance Producer 9055  Incorrect Application Information; Misrepresentation; Unfair Insurance Practice; Failure to Report Admin Action; Violating Insurance Laws; Other State(s) Revocation Hearing Officer Decision: Hearing Officer Decision:
$5,500 Fine; Cease and Desist; Revocation
5/23/2016
Gaetani, Francis Producer 9042  Conviction of a felony, Unfair trade practices, and Fraudulent, Coercive or Dishonest Practices. Settlement Agreement: Civil Fine $1,500; License Revocation; Cease and Desist. 3/11/2016
Glenn, Romara Non-Resident Producer 9286  Failure to Report Administrative Action Settlement Agreement: Revocation; Cease and Desist 12/19/2016
Gibeley, Patricia Non-Resident Producer 9014  Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist 3/4/2015
Governor Insurance Agency, Inc. Non-Resident Producer 8926  Placed or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed Settlement Agreement: $2,250 fine; Cease and Desist 5/5/2016
Green, Sean Non-Resident Producer 8978  Failure to Report Admin Action; Misrepresentation; Violating Insurance Laws; Other State(s) Revocation Hearing Officer Decision: $5,000 Fine; Cease and Desist; Revocation 7/15/2016
Gutschlag, John Non-Resident Insurance Producer 9078  Failure to Report Admin Action; Conversion; Misrepresentation of Insurance Contract; Felony Conviction; Unfair Insurance Practice; Untrustworthiness; Other State(s) Revocation Hearing Officer Decision. Hearing Officer Decision:
$6,500 fine; Cease and Desist; Revocation
5/20/2016
Harvey Public Insurance Adjusters Resident Insurance Producer 9083  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/19/2016
Jayne, Joseph Producer 9204  Violation of Insurance Laws; Unfair Insurance practice; Untrustworthiness; Failure to Report an Administrative Action Settlement Agreement; Permanent Revocation; Cease and Desist from All Insurance Activity 7/20/2016
Kensthia, Preval Producer 9340  Failure to Pay Licensing Fee Hearing Officer Decision: License Revocation 10/28/2016
Lucciano, Douglas Non-Resident Insurance Producer 8843  Untrustworthiness; Unfair Trade Practice or Fraud; Misappropriation of Funds; Felony Conviction Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Insurance Activity in Massachusetts 10/27/2016
Lucken, Shelly Non-Resident Producer 9337  Misrepresentation on License Application; Trustworthiness Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/19/2016
MacDonald Insurance Agency, Inc. Producer 9064  Untrustworthiness Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist 9/9/2016

Marchand Insurance Agency, Inc.

Producer

9153 

Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed

Settlement Agreement: $1,000 Fine; Cease and Desist from Violations

2/11/2016

Marshall, Michael Non-Resident Producer 9295  Failure to Disclose Criminal Conviction; Failure to Report Administrative Actions Settlement Agreement: Revocation; Cease and Desist 12/1/2016

McMahon, Brian

Producer

9217 

Incompetence In the Conduct of Business

Settlement Agreement: $500 Fine; Cease and Desist from Violations

3/17/2016

Moreau, Emma Non-Resident Insurance Producer 9056  Failure to Report Administrative Action(s) Hearing Officer Decision: $500 Fine 4/15/2016
David L. Murphy Insurance Agency Producer 9192B  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: $1,050 Fine; Cease and Desist 11/20/2016
Northington Insurance Group Non-Resident Producer 9324  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/13/2016

PFM Plus Insurance Agency, Inc.

Non-Resident Insurance Producer

9171 

Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed

Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist

2/11/2016

Piaseczny, Michael Producer 8414  Untrustworthiness; Forging a Name on an Insurance Contract Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity. 8/15/2016
Premier Insurance Company of Massachusetts Non-Resident Producer 9238  Payment of Commissions to Unlicensed Individual Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist; $250 Fine. 5/20/2016
Prestige Insurance Agency Resident Producer 9259  Trustworthiness; Violation of Insurance Laws Settlement Agreement: $2,500 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/8/2016
Quincy Mutual Fire Insurance Co. Resident Producer 9239  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: Cease and Desist; $150 Fine. 5/17/2016
Rider Risk Services Resident Producer 9257  Failure to Notify the Division of Dissolution of Company; Violation of Insurance Laws Settlement Agreement: $2,500 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/22/2016

Russell, Redonda L.

Non-Resident Insurance Producer

8970 

Felony Conviction; Untrustworthiness; License Revoked in Another Jurisdiction; Failure to Report Criminal Prosecution; Failure to Report Administrative Action;

Hearing Officer Decision: $3,500 Fine; Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity

2/16/2016

Sabel Adjusters, LLC Insurance Adjuster 9268  Unlicensed Activity Settlement Agreement: $1,000 fine; Cease and Desist 11/24/2016
Schweitzer, James Producer 9085  Misrepresentation on License Application; Failure to Report Administrative Action Settlement Agreement: $1,000 Fine; Cease and Desist. 8/26/2016

Siewert, Derek

Producer

8979 

Misrepresentation on License Application; Failure to Report Administrative Action; Untrustworthiness; License Revoked in Another Jurisdiction

Hearing Officer Decision: $3,000 Fine; Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity

3/1/2016

Skinner, Ryan

Producer

8388 

Misrepresentation on License Application

Settlement Agreement:  $2,500 Fine; Cease and Desist From Violation

3/23/2016

Smith, Grace W.

Non-Resident Insurance Producer

9065 

Violation of Another States Insurance Laws; Conviction of a Felony; Revoked in Another Jurisdiction; Failure to Report Criminal Prosecution

Hearing Officer Decision: $3,000 Fine; Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity

2/2/2016

Standard Line Brokerage Non-Resident Producer 9304  Failure to Report Administrative Actions Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease and Desist 12/3/2016
Thomas, Holley A. Non-Resident Insurance Producer 9260  Misappropriation; Untrustworthiness; Revoked in Another Jurisdiction Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity; Cease and Desist From Violations  : 9/14/2016
Thompson, Richard Non-Resident Producer 9302  Felony Conviction; Failure to Report Felony Conviction; No Home State License Settlement Agreement: Revocation; Cease and Desist 12/8/2016
Tricarico, Robert Non-Resident Producer 9272  Failure to Report Administrative Action; Violation of Other States Insurance Laws; Unfair Trade Practice; Untrustworthiness; Felony Conviction; Forging Name(s) to an Insurance Document Settlement Agreement: Revocation; Cease and Desist 12/5/2016

Vargas, Steven

Producer

9114 

Misrepresentation on License Application; Failure to Report Administrative Action

Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist From All Massachusetts Insurance Activity; Cease and Desist From Violations  

1/28/2016

Waesche, Joseph Edward Non-Resident Producer 9100  Felony Conviction; Other State(s) Revocation; Unfair Trade Practice Settlement Agreement: Permanent License Revocation; Cease and Desist 8/8/2016

Walter Insurance Agency, Inc.

Producer

9154 

Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed

Settlement Agreement: $250 Fine; Cease and Desist From Violations

1/19/2016

Wisniewski, Diana Non-Resident Producer 9325  Violation of Other States Insurance Laws; Felony Conviction; Trustworthiness; Insurance Producer License Revoked by Another State; Failure to Report Criminal Conviction; Failure to Report Administrative Action Settlement Agreement: Revocation; Cease and Desist 12/22/2016

Wood River Insurance, Inc.

Non-Resident Insurance Producer

8923 

Place or Renewed Policies While Unlicensed

Settlement Agreement: $150 Fine; Cease and Desist from Violations

1/7/2016

Woodward, Matthew Non-Resident Insurance Producer 9270  Misrepresentation on License Application; Failure to Report Admin Action Within 30 Days Settlement Agreement: $1,000 fine; Cease and Desist 10/7/2016

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