For more information, contact: J.P. Wieske
(608) 266-2493 or jp.wieske@wisconsin.gov

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

Carl Baker, P.O. Box 85638, San Diego, CA 92186, 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 California on a licensing application.

Daniel B. Iverson, 677 Riford Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

David Paul Wilson, Jr., Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, 2 Town Pl., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, had his application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Allegations and Actions Against Companies

American Physicians Assurance Corporation, 1301 N. Hagadorn Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00, was ordered to reply promptly in writing to OCI, and was ordered to pay an owing appointment fee. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI and failing to pay an annual appointment fee.

Auto-Owners Insurance Company, 6101 Anacaptri Blvd., Lansing, MI 48917, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist from distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of director's dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Wisconsin, 6775 W. Washington St., West Allis, WI 53214, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with a previous examination order related to the company's board of directors' management of the business and affairs of the corporation.

Citizens Insurance Company of America, 645 W. Grand River Ave., Howell, MI 48843, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Compcare Health Services Insurance Corporation, 6775 W. Washington St., West Allis, WI 53214, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $500.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with a previous examination order related to the company's board of directors' management of the business and affairs of the corporation.

Employers Insurance Company of Wausau, 175 Berkeley St., Boston, MA 02116, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to comply with a previous examination order related to corporate records.

Frankenmuth Mutual Insurance Company, One Mutual Ave., Frankenmuth, MI 48787, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

The Hanover Insurance Company, Ten Corporate Dr. Ste. 200, Bedford, NH 03110, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Massachusetts Bay Insurance Company, Ten Corporate Dr. Ste. 200, Bedord, NH 03110, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Owners Insurance Company, 2325 N. Cole St., Lima, OH 45801, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $2,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Rural Mutual Insurance Company, 1241 John Q. Hammons Dr. Ste. 200, Madison, WI 53717, was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of director"s dividend declaration with OCI. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Secure Investors Group, Inc., 2565 W. Maple, Troy, MI 48084, had its application for an insurance license denied. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to respond promptly to inquiries from OCI.

Transportation Insurance Company, 333 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60604, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $1,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

United Wisconsin Insurance Company, 15200 W. Small Rd., New Berlin, WI 53151, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $3,000.00. This action was taken based on allegations of failing to obtain OCI approval for an amended annual statement filing.

Utica Mutual Insurance Company, 180 Genessee St., New Hartford, NY 13413, was ordered to pay a forfeiture of $3,000.00 and was ordered to cease and desist distributing dividends from surplus prior to filing the board of directors' dividend declaration with OCI. These actions were taken based on allegations of failing to file a dividend declaration prior to distribution.

Copies of Administrative Actions