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PA Insurance Department Revokes Eight Licenses in Second Quarter Enforcement Actions

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Insurance Department revoked eight licenses from individuals in the second quarter of 2013 for violating Pennsylvania laws or regulations.

In total, 37 enforcement actions and market conduct examinations were closed and 3,654 written consumer complaints and inquiries were processed.

The department also collected more than $343,000 in penalties and fines, as well as more than $73,000 in restitution.

Insurance agents and companies must comply with state laws. If an investigation determines the law is broken, the department can impose fines, suspend or revoke a license and require a remediation.

The reasons for the actions were the result of companies and/or individuals:

  • Improperly charging insurance premiums;
  • Failing to process and pay major medical claims in a timely fashion;
  • Failing to disclose prior felony or misdemeanor convictions;
  • Falsifying insurance applications;
  • Failing to provide required sales and replacement disclosures when selling life insurance and annuity products; and
  • Misappropriating insurance premiums.

A comprehensive list, including detailed summaries, of the enforcement actions taken by the department is available online in the consumer protection section at www.insurance.pa.gov.

Media contact: Melissa Fox, 717-787-3289

Editor's Note:

License Revocations:

  • Allegheny CountyIan Fearon, Monroeville
  • Delaware CountyChristopher M. Fazzini, Wayne
  • Lehigh CountyMitchell Kurlander, Allentown
  • Montgomery CountyBarry Abrams, Rydal
  • Montgomery CountyMichael Doyle, Oreland
  • Montgomery County – David Celal Yenen, East Greenville
  • Philadelphia CountyKathleen Barchman, Philadelphia
  • Westmoreland CountyColleen O. Zufall, Scottdale

Individuals and agencies under orders of supervision:

  • Allegheny CountyGary T. DeFalco, Jr., Pittsburgh
  • Berks CountyVincent J. Smith, Reading
  • Blair CountyDavid Lewis Port, Altoona
  • Bucks CountyWilliam H. DeVane, III, Riegelsville
  • Carbon CountyMysty Reyna, Palmerton
  • Chester County, Edward B. Leo, Glenmore
  • Chester CountyDaniel Truly, West Chester
  • Lancaster CountyJessica A. Boyer, Marietta
  • Lancaster CountyMichael J. Hawn, Mountville
  • Montgomery County – Cornerstone Insurance and Financial Services, Inc., Elkins Park
  • Montgomery CountyAnita Manning, Norristown
  • Montgomery CountyJames William Monahan, Plymouth Meeting
  • Montgomery CountyMarshall Perlman, Bala Cynwyd
  • Montgomery County – Professional Casualty Associates, King of Prussia
  • Montgomery CountyMark Reeves, Norristown
  • Montgomery CountyKevin Leandro Webster, Hatboro
  • Montgomery CountyJohn Y. Yoo, Colmar
  • Northampton CountyGeorge W. Vergara, Mount Bethel
  • Northumberland CountyChristopher McCormick, Northumberland
  • Philadelphia CountyRonald Bouchard, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia CountySoutchay Chareunsack, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia CountySamuel Darius, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia County – Hasign J. Graham, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia CountyAlbert N. Ingram, III, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia County – Shemstchass A. Lagbara, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia CountyChase D. Lewis, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia CountyJoseph Washington Walthour, Philadelphia
  • Philadelphia CountyGeorge C. Williams, Philadelphia
  • Pike CountyRobert Daniel Morton, Milford
  • York CountyBonnie Lou Gladfelter, York

SOURCE Pennsylvania Insurance Department



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