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Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Site Ordered Closed After State Inspection

State regulators have ordered a medical marijuana dispensary in Acton, Mass., to close its doors temporarily. The Cannabis Control Commission announced on Twitter on Friday that it had issued a cease-and-desist order against Massachusetts Wellspring. Patients were directed to the …

Mississippi Insurance Producer Surrenders License After Cease & Desist Order

A Mississippi insurance producer has surrendered his licensed after being served a cease and desist order by the Mississippi Insurance Department. According to a statement from MID, James Michael Brand surrendered his insurance producer’s license on June 22. The license …

Mississippi Agent Accused of Not Forwarding Premiums to Insurers

A cease and desist order has been issued to a Mississippi insurance agent accused of failing to forward premiums to the respective insurance companies. The Mississippi Insurance Department said Friday that it had issued the order against James Michael Brand, …

Tennessee Halts Businesses of 2 Unlicensed Agents

Two former Tennessee insurance providers have been served cease and desist orders by the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) in response to fraudulent practices the department says they used to sell insurance and scam consumers. TDCI issued a …

Ex-Oklahoma Insurance Agent Told to Stop Conducting Insurance Business

Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak has issued a cease and desist order to a former insurance agent in Cushing. The Oklahoma Insurance Department reported that investigators discovered Mark Lauderdale, whose insurance license expired four years ago, continued collecting payments …

Michigan Orders Man to Stop Selling Insurance Without a License

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) has issued a Cease and Desist Order against Adam Michalik, also known as Adam Heaphy, of Harrison Township, Michigan. DIFS says Michalik has been using the agency name “Detroit Premier Insurance …

Michigan Orders Former Agent to Stop Selling Fake Auto Insurance Certificates

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) has ordered a Farmington man to stop selling fraudulent automobile insurance certificates through his company, SBS Agency. DIFS issued cease and desist order to Terrell Lee Smith also known as “Sam.” …

Mississippi Issues Cease and Desist Order to Agency Accused of Misappropriating Premiums

Investigators from the Mississippi Insurance Department have issued a Cease and Desist Order to LaDonna Carlisle Lightsey and the Carlisle Agency, LLC operating in Waynesboro, Miss. Lightsey is a nonresident insurance producer and is also the owner/operator of the Carlisle …

Michigan Insurance Agents Accused of Pocketing Premiums, Unlicensed Activity

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) has issued a cease and desist order against Angella Swain-Jones (alias Stacey or Sarah) and summarily suspended the insurance license of Cornell Jones and his agency Select Insurance Services of Flint. …

Michigan Says Man Was Selling Fake Auto Insurance in Parking Lot

The Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) has told a man who the department says has been selling fake auto insurance in a parking lot after hours to stop. The DIFS issued a Cease and Desist Order against …