New York Man Arrested for Falsely Acting as an Insurance Broker

March 19, 2001

New York Superintendent Neil D. Levin announced that Andrew Hicks, 36, has been arrested on charges that he falsely acted in the capacity of an insurance broker.

Hicks allegedly possessed and issued fictitious New York insurance identification cards with the intent to defraud and deceive clients. Investigators allege that Hicks acted as a broker and collected insurance premium payments from various clients and failed to remit these payments to the insurance carriers. Hicks has been charged with grand larceny in the third degree and criminal possession of a forged instrument in the second degree.

If convicted of these charges, he faces up to a maximum of seven years in prison.

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