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Madison, WIOCI OCI has taken the following administrative actions. In many of these cases the respondent denied the allegations but consented to the action taken. Any forfeitures paid in these administrative actions are deposited in the Common School Fund which is administered by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands. The earnings from this fund are distributed to all public K-12 schools in Wisconsin and are used by school libraries to purchase books. Copies of the administrative action orders may be viewed online at https://ociaccess.oci.wi.gov/OrderInfo/OrdInfo.oci.

OCI is responsible for overseeing the operations and marketing of insurance companies and agents in Wisconsin. OCI encourages anyone with a question or a complaint regarding an insurance company or agent to contact the office at this toll-free telephone number: 1-800-236-8517.

Allegations and Actions Against Agents

Ralph John Blust, 18 Lakeview Ct., Willowbrook, IL 60527, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Kentucky on a licensing application.

Sandra Kay Bolton, 7716 Marble Canyon Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76137, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI regarding surplus lines.

John E. Burgoyne, 187 E. Syringa Loop, Box 710, Shoshone, ID 83352, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose an administrative action taken by the state of Arizona on a licensing application.

Christopher J. Chadbourne, 50 Lindbergh Ave., West Newton, MA 02465, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI regarding surplus lines.

Herbert Joe Clack, 5701 E. Hillsborough Ave. Ste. 2400, Tampa, FL 33610, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by the state of Wisconsin on a licensing application.

Gladys P. Dixon, 5962 N. Lovers Lane Rd., Milwaukee, WI 53225, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of criminal convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Maleesa Rose Foreside, 608 N. Rolling Vw., San Antonio, TX 78253, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Edward Patrick Haley, 3621 Stratford Ct. Unit 3B, Lake Bluff, IL 60044, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to report administrative actions taken by the states of Illinois and North Carolina on a licensing application.

Veronica Harrison, 21575 N. Casa Royale Dr., Surprise, AZ 85387, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Matthew T. Hobbs, 121 Haas Ln., Sellersburg, IN 47172, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and a criminal conviction which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Carla J. Lang, 332 Graemere St., Northfield, IL 60093, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to report administrative actions taken by the states of Wisconsin and Colorado on a licensing application.

Tiffeny S. Lott, 3710 E. Karstens Apt. 2, Madison, WI 53704, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose previous criminal convictions on an insurance license application.

John K. Miller, 2768 Viking Dr. Apt 2D, Green Bay, WI 54304, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, not completing fingerprinting requirements, and not completing prelicensing education.

Jeffery Scott Norton, 812 W. Harris St., Appleton, WI 54914, agreed to surrender his insurance agent's license and to not reapply for a Wisconsin insurance license. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to report an administrative action taken by another state and failing to promptly respond to inquiries from OCI.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Allstate Indemnity Company, 3075 Sanders Rd. Ste. H1A, Northbrook, IL 60062, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and to promptly provide all information requested in response to all inquiries from OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to OCI inquiries.

Allstate Insurance Company, 3075 Sanders Rd. Ste. H1A, Northbrook, IL 60062, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00 and to promptly provide all information requested in response to all inquiries from OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to OCI inquiries.

The American Insurance Company, 777 San Marin Dr., Novato, CA 94998, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00, to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the dividend declarations and schedules with OCI, and to cease and desist making dividend distributions contingent on the payment of premiums and/or policy continuation. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file dividend declarations and schedules prior to distribution.

Patriot Insurance Agency, Inc., P.O. Box 1298, Sonoita, AZ 85637, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of administrative actions taken by the states of Colorado, Florida, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin as well as occupational license terminations.

Copies of Administrative Actions