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Department of Insurance Blog Initial Recommendations on TNC insurance issue

March 25, 2014

 

Marzia Zafar

Director, Policy and Planning Division

California Public Utilities Commission

505 Van Ness Avenue, 5thFloor

San Francisco, CA 94102

RE: Rulemaking 12-12-011

Dear Ms. Zafar:

The California Department of Insurance held an investigatory hearing on March 21, 2014,relating to in
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Posted by Commissioner Dave Jones
Publish Date: 2014-03-25 18:52:00

San Diego insurance agent convicted for embezzlement

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Insurance agent Steven Michael Spellane, 41, has been convicted on one felony count of grand theft and sentenced to 16 months in state prison for embezzling clients' insurance premium funds. Spellane was ordered to pay more than $32,400 in restitution to victims and make a donation to the California Department of Insurance Anti-Fraud fund.

A joint investigation between the California Department of Insurance and the S
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Posted by Madison Voss
Publish Date: 2014-01-16 11:02:00

Broker overbills insurance clients, collects more than $800,000

California Department of Insurance assists FBI in fraud investigation

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Insurance broker Jerry Bruce Goldman, 59, has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison and ordered to pay restitution totaling $841,000 after pleading guilty to federal mail fraud charges.

Through his Newbury Park insurance agency, Jerry B. Goldman Insurance Services, Goldman sold various types of
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Posted by Madison Voss
Publish Date: 2014-01-03 09:08:00

Public adjuster steals from fire victim

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Jaymie Marie Huizar, 46, a licensed pubic adjuster has been charged with two misdemeanor counts of grand theft and two counts of diverting fiduciary funds for her role in allegedly stealing over $30,000 of her clients insurance settlement. If convicted Huizar faces up to two years in jail and a fine. 

In February 2012, the California Department of Insurance opened an investigation after having received a complaint regarding a public adjuster who
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Posted by Madison Voss
Publish Date: 2013-12-16 13:22:00

Pair conspires to report car stolen and then strip parts

SACRAMENTO - Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced today that two Sacramento area residents pled guilty to felony charges of filing a false or fraudulent insurance claim following an investigation and arrest by the California Department of Insurance. Department fraud investigators allege that Alejandro Baroro, 28, and Alfredo Ramos, 28, collaborated to report Baroro's car stolen to law enforcement and Nationwide Mutual Insurance, and then dismantled t
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Posted by Patrick Storm
Publish Date: 2013-07-26 12:09:00

 
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