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North Dakota Permanently Bars Agent from Selling Insurance in State

An administrative law judge in North Dakota has made permanent a cease and desist order issued by Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm against insurance producer Frederick Paul Skoda, formerly of Fargo, N.D., now of Detroit Lakes, Minn. The Dec. 26, 2013, order, …

Unlicensed Ohio Company Told to Stop Selling Insurance Product

Ohio Lieutenant Governor and Department of Insurance Director Mary Taylor ordered an unlicensed insurance entity, My Community Care LLC, and its owner Tannile Ortiz to stop selling what the insurance department says is an unlawful product in the state of …

Michigan Woman Ordered to Stop Unlicensed Insurance Sales

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) recently ordered Irene Bess of Detroit to cease and desist from the sale of insurance in the state. At the company’s request, DIFS conducted an investigation of activities involving United Services …

Ohio Insurance Marketing Firm Fined, Told to Stop Operating in Kansas

Kansas Commissioner of Insurance Sandy Praeger announced fines totaling $9,000 and a cease and desist order against an Ohio-licensed insurance marketing firm for illegal activities in Kansas. The company, now known primarily as Lead Generating Systems LLC, was fined $5,000 …

Michigan Tells Auto Dealer to Stop Selling Insurance

Michigan’s Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) has ordered a Detroit-area auto dealer to stop selling insurance without a license. The DIFS issued a cease and desist order against Monaco Motors Ltd., Camillo Anthony Monaco, and Darrell Lees, for …

License of Bismarck Insurance Agent Revoked

North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm has revoked the license of Brent Kitzan, a Bismarck insurance agent. The revocation bars him from selling, soliciting or negotiating insurance in North Dakota. Kitzan was arrested in July 2012 and charged with 14 …

North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Bars Fargo Agency

North Dakota’s insurance commissioner says he’s served a cease-and-desist order on a Fargo-area insurance agent accused of failing to pay taxes and mishandling premium payments. Commissioner Adam Hamm says the order bars Robert Schmitz and his Schmitz Insurance Agency from …

Utah Insurance Agent Barred from Business in North Dakota

A Utah insurance agent has been ordered to stop doing business in North Dakota. State Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm says Bart Winterton of Vernal, Utah, operated as an insurance producer without being licensed in North Dakota. Hamm’s cease-and-desist order bars …

North Dakota Agent Accused of Creating Fake Policy Applications

North Dakota Insurance Commissioner Adam Hamm announced he has served a cease and desist order against Tim Everett, a Grand Forks area insurance agent who is alleged to have created fictitious insurance policy applications and to have been paid commissions …

Florida Stops 4 Firms Selling Motor Vehicle Service Agreements

Florida Insurance Commissioner Kevin McCarty has issued a cease and desist order shutting down a number of insurers for the unauthorized marketing and sale of automobile service warranty insurance products. The affected companies include Warranty Administration, Inc., SafeData Management Services, …