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Madison, WIOCI 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

William D. Burdick, Jr., 2165 S. 108th St., Apt. 3, Milwaukee, WI 53227, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose criminal convictions on a licensing application, and criminal convictions which may be substantially related to insurance marketing type conduct.

Lisa Marlene Christmas, 6521 32nd Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Michelle A. Dunn, 1345 Meadowlark Ln., Waukesha, WI 53188, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Matthew M. Gallagher, 2876 Bay Settlement Rd., Green Bay, WI 54311, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Marlene Laverne Garland-Hill, 600 W. Lafayette Blvd. Fl. 300, Detroit, MI 48226, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI related to evidence of surplus lines licensing in her resident state.

Peter Stephen Goeser, N5109 Oak Hill Rd., Fond du Lac, WI 54937, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Benjamin Clay Graham, 3717 Morning Rd. Apt. B, Madison, WI 53704, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Timothy John Groves, 3201 W. Point Rd., Middleton, WI 53562, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Tara Rose Hill, 206 Thomas Pl., Arena, WI 53503, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI, failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application, and a pending criminal charge.

Irma J. Jimenez, 230 E. Tyranena Park Rd. Apt. G, Lake Mills, WI 53551, had her application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Christopher Andrew Johnson, 4432 White Aspen Rd., Madison, WI 53704, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

David K. Knetter, Jr., 339 S. Main St., Cottage Grove, WI 53527, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Faith E. Lamson, 2202 Luann Ln. Apt. 103, Madison, WI 53713, 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 failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Steve R. Lewicki, 724 S. Water St., Sheboygan, WI 53081, agreed to respond promptly to all inquiries from OCI and agreed to a suspension of his insurance license for 31 days. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Edward Liegel, S8552 Valley View Rd., Loganville, WI 53943, 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 disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Ashley Rae Lightner, 8333 Lakeshore Cir. #3618, Indianapolis, IN 46250, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of completing an insurance application without authorization, failing to respond to inquiries from OCI, and failing to notify OCI of an address change.

Michael Paul Mann, W334 N6892 Stone Bank Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Lisa R. Martinez, 12161 Yancy St. NE Unit B, Blaine, MN 55449, agreed to the denial of her insurance license for 31 days and agreed to correctly answer questions on licensing applications. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction and failing to disclose an administrative action on a licensing application.

Patricia Ann Nusbaum, 437 Union St., Eau Claire, WI 54703, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Shawn M. O'Brien, W217 State Rd. 29, Spring Valley, WI 54767, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on a licensing application.

Randy L. Reimer, W8049 Birch Rd., Beaver Dam, WI 53916, had his insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

David R. Scholfield, 1310 Mcindoe St., Wausau, WI 54401, agreed to have his insurance license revoked and agreed not to reapply for a Wisconsin insurance license. These actions were taken based on allegations of a criminal conviction substantially related to insurance activities.

Jerome Scott Tiffany, 210 Mount View Rd., Mosinee, WI 54455, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $250.00. This action was taken based on allegations of backdating accident insurance applications and failing to report an address change to OCI.

Lee Vue, 225 Liberty St. Apt. 19, La Crosse, WI 54603, had her application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of a criminal conviction substantially related to insurance marketing type activities.

Daniel L. Widmer, 8190 W. Brinkland Cir., Minocqua, WI 54548, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $250.00, agreed to not apply for a Wisconsin variable annuity license, and agreed to cease and desist from future violations of s. 628.34, Wis. Stat. These actions were taken based on allegations of altering previously signed variable annuity subaccount transfer forms.

Rosa C. Wright-Orozco, 6833 22nd Ave., Kenosha, WI 53143, had her insurance license revoked. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to pay Wisconsin delinquent taxes due.

Chan Xiong, 925 1/2 Washington St., Wausau, WI 54403, had his application for an insurance license denied for 31 days. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to disclose a criminal conviction on an insurance license application.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

Accident Fund Insurance Company of America, 232 S. Capitol Ave., Lansing, MI 48933, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $1,500.00, agreed to pay interest on late workers' compensation claim payments, and agreed to reimburse an employer for the workers' compensation portion of the full salary payment by the employer. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to pay interest on late workers' compensation claim payments and failing to reimburse an employer for the workers' compensation portion of the full salary payment by the employer.

American Family Mutual Insurance Company, 6000 American Pky., Madison, WI 53783, agreed to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00 and agreed to issue cancellations for nonpayment of premium that clearly state the effect of nonpayment of premium and that are mailed at least 10 days prior to the policy cancellation date. These actions were taken based on allegations of issuing an improper nonrenewal of an insurance policy.

Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance Company, One Mutual Ave., Frankenmuth, MI 48787, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,500.00 and was also ordered to cease and desist from accepting business directly from any intermediary, or from entering into an agency contract with an intermediary unless the intermediary is a licensed agent appointed with the insurer. These actions were taken based on allegations of allowing an agent to submit applications prior to appointing the agent.

JSKR LLC, 200 W. De Vargas St. Ste. 8, Santa Fe, NM 87501, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI regarding designated/responsible licensed producers for the firm.

Copies of Administrative Actions